Transcript for New Jersey, Stars Mourn James Gandolfini
right now, the state of new jersey, in mourning today. This morning, abc's gio benitez is at the diner in bloomfield where "the sopranos" famous final scene was shot. And it seems like the diner has become something of a shrine this morning. Reporter: That's right, george. We're at holsten's in new jersey. Folks have been coming here all night to pay tribute to gandolfini. The owner put up a reserved sign here saying that gandolfini will always have a seat at this restaurant. And look at "the star ledger," the paper that gandolfini read every day, calling him a new jersey icon. Let's look at what some of his friends from "the sopranos" are saying this morning. David chase said this. He was a genius. Anyone who saw him, even in the smallest of his performances, knows that. A great deal of that genius right sided in those sad eyes. And another actor from the show, steven van zandt said this. I've lost a brother and a best friend. The world has lost one of the greatest actors of all-time. So many people will be coming here, taking photos of this booth. For now, it's shut down.
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