Jamie-Lynn Sigler reveals how her “Sopranos” co-star James Gandolfini “stepped up” to make sure she “taken care” after the diagnosis of MS


2007 James Gandolfini and Jamie Linsigler.

2007 James Gandolfini and Jamie Linsigler.Jeff Kravitz / FilmMagic, Inc

  • Jamie-Lynn Sigler says James Gandolfini was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis and sent her acting coach.

  • “Such a little thing … he stepped up in a really amazing way,” Sigler said of Gandolfini.

  • The actress revealed in 2020 that she had lived with MS for over a decade.

Jamie-Lynn Sigler is her “Sopranos” co-star James Gandolfini “Stepped up” to help her follow her MS diagnosis, including sending his acting coach to work with her.

“Probably in the 4th or 5th season, there was a time when I was dealing with divorce personally. I wasn’t talking about MS diagnosis or much else, but he really stepped up. I did, “said Sigler,” I woke up this morning, “about Gandolfini. A new oral history of “The Sopranos”.

actress Split from her first husband, AJ Discara,Year 2005, Diagnosed as multiple sclerosis Almost at the same time.

However, according to Sigler, Gandolfini remained a supporter throughout her personal struggle.

“He sent his acting coach, Susan Aston, to work with me to make sure I took care of him,” Sigler said in a new book. “Such a little thing, he just stepped up in a really amazing way.”

Jamie-Lynn Sigler and James Gandolfini from The Sopranos

Jamie-Lynn Sigler and James Gandolfini from The Sopranos.HBO

Sigler Starring as Meadow Soprano, Daughter of Tony and Carmella, in the HBO drama from 1999 to 2007. She later starred in HBO’s “Entourage.” Tie a knot Last year with professional baseball player Cutter Dijkstra.

A story about Gandolfini Featured in “Wake Up This Morning” written by fellow “Sopranos” star (died in 2013) Michael imperioli When Steve Silippa..

Elsewhere in oral history, Sopranos writer Todd Kessler said James Gandolfini took him to dinner after the staff was fired from the HBO drama.

“‘You raise your head and know that you did a great job,'” Kessler recalled Gandolfini telling him.

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