James Gandolfini's Body Returns to U.S.

Actor who played Tony Soprano died in Italy last week

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The body of James Gandolfini, who died in Rome Wednesday, has been returned to the U.S., a Port Authority of New York & New Jersey spokesman confirms. 

A Signature Airlines flight carrying the actor's body arrived at Newark Liberty International Airport from Rome Sunday night. The body was taken from the airport around 11:20 p.m., said the Port Authority rep, Steve Coleman.