The Sopranos

The Sopranos is an American television drama series created by David Chase. It was originally broadcast in the United States on the premium cable network HBO from January 10, 1999 to June 10, 2007, spanning six seasons and 86 episodes. Since premiering on HBO, the show has been broadcast by many networks in dozens of other countries.

Set and produced in New Jersey, the series revolves around mobster Tony Soprano and the difficulties he faces as he tries to balance the often conflicting requirements of his home life and the criminal organization he heads. The show is noted for Chase's multifaceted, symbolism-heavy style of writing. Over the course of the series' six-season run, Chase and his co-writers have addressed a large number of psychological, philosophical, social and political themes and motifs.

A major commercial and critical success,The Sopranos is the most financially successful cable series in the history of television and has frequently been described by critics as one of the greatest television series of all time.The show has been credited for bringing a greater level of artistry to the television medium and paving the way for many successful drama series that has also won numerous awards, including twenty-one Emmys and five Golden Globes.

A staple of 2000s American popular culture, The Sopranos has been the subject of much parody and analysis, and has spawned books, The Sopranos The Game high-charting soundtrack albums, and a large amount of assorted merchandise.


James Gandolfini as Tony Soprano
Michael Imperioli as Christopher Moltisanti
Dominic Chianese and Rocco Sisto as Corrado Soprano
Steven Van Zandt as Silvio Dante
Tony Sirico as Peter Gualtieri
Steven R. Schirripa as Bobby Baccalieri
Vincent Pastore as Big Pussy Bonpensiero
Joe Pantoliano as Ralph Cifaretto
Vincent Curatola as Johnny Sack
Frank Vincent as Phil Leotardo
John Ventimiglia as Artie Bucco
Federico Castelluccio as Furio Giunta
Steve Buscemi as Tony Blundetto
David Proval as Richie Aprile
Max Casella as Benny Fazio
Joseph R. Gannascoli as Vito Spatafore
Dan Grimaldi as Pasquale Parisi
Tony Darrow as Lawrence Barese
Michael Rispoli Jackie Aprile Sr
John Fiore as Gigi Cestone
Federico Castelluccio as Furio Giunta
Jerry Adler as Hesh Rabkin
Tony Lip as Carmine Lupertazzi
Frankie Valli as Rusty Millio
Ray Abruzzo as Carmine Lupertazzi jr
Greg Antonacci as Butch DeConcini
Vinny Vella as Jimmy Petrille
Jason Cerebone as Jackie Aprile jr
Robert Funaro as Eugene Pontecorvo
Carl Capotorto as Little Paulie
Al Sapienza as Mikey Palmice

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