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”.
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.”
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.
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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