Jamie-Lynn Sigler, best known for her role as Meadow Soprano on the HBO series The Sopranos, is mourning the sudden passing of her brother Adam Sigler. Adam died on Wednesday after suffering a massive brain hemorrhage.
"Words cannot express how deeply saddened we are by the sudden loss of Adam Sigler," a rep for the actress said in a statement to the media. "He brought love and joy to everyone around him especially his family, who were by his side when he passed. Adam will continue to be a source of strength and inspiration. We ask that the family's privacy be respected during this time."
Adam Sigler was just 41 years old. He worked as a treasury operations specialist at Fidelity Investments in New Jersey. He was engaged to real estate broker Danielle Piro, his girlfriend of six years. Sigler was said to have been in good health prior to suffering the brain hemorrhage. He was a faithful fan of his sister during the eight-year stint Jamie-Lynn had on The Sopranos.
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This is the second huge loss for Jamie-Lynn Sigler in just over a year. She was especially close to her on-screen father Tony Soprano, who was played by James Gandolfini. Gandolfini died suddenly of a heart attack in June of 2013.
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Adam was Jamie-Lynn Sigler's older brother. They, along with brother Brian, grew up together in a close family on Long Island.
Condolences are likely being expressed from fans around the world over Jamie-Lynn Sigler's loss of her brother. May the entire Sigler family find some peace in the coming days as they continue to mourn and process this terrible and very sudden loss.