Who is Tony Soprano based on?

Who is Tony Soprano based on?

Vincent “Vinny Ocean” Palermo

Who killed Tony Soprano?

In the first season, Tony is attacked by William Johnson “Petite” Clayborn and Rasheen Ray, two hitmen sent by Donnie Paduana to execute Tony. Tony sustains an injury to his ear, which is partially shot off, and minor bruises and cuts from crashing his vehicle.

Are there any real gangsters in The Sopranos?

Tony Sirico It’s well known that Paulie from The Sopranos was actually a real-life gangster back in the day. Before landing the role of Paulie “Walnuts” Gaultieri, Sirico used to run with the Colombo crime family under Carmine Persico.

Does Tony Soprano sleep with his therapist?

Jennifer Melfi in The Sopranos was of the most complex in the series, but why Tony never sleeps with Dr. Melfi has been debated even after the show concluded. This bipolar relationship proves more than complicated, as in one moment Tony may profess his love for her, and the next he is shouting and shoving her in anger.