This is old- but i can't believe we never posted on it here! i saw it when i was posting the recent news about James in court for the airport brawl. i mean- it is pretty funny considering all the fake death Tony was part of...
GANDOLFINI WAS MORTUARY ‘JESUS’
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THE SOPRANOS star JAMES GANDOLFINI was nicknamed JESUS after working in a New York City mortuary to research for a movie role - because no one died.
The actor volunteered working night shifts in the city morgue, handling corpses as they arrived from crime scenes and hospitals.
But Gandolfini was left with nothing to do, because his stint coincided with a drought of deaths.
He explains, "They started to call me Jesus Christ because no one would die in New York City."
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That's wild! I can't imagine a single day passing in a city the size of New York without the morgue receiving at least one body for autopsy. Quite a coincidence.
Tony, his spirits crushed after b-lining to the fridge first thing in the morning: "Who ate the last piece of cake?"