James Gandolfini as Tony Soprano. I know that this is technically a TV role, but when you're talking about excellent roles, you at least have to make a nod to James Gandolfini's masterful performance of Tony Soprano.
James Gandolfini ~James Gandolfini - Sept - June Died of an apparent heart attack while on vacation in Italy. He was 51 years young. Best known for his role as mob boss, Tony Soprano on the HBO series The Sopranos.