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The Cast of the HBO Original Series The Sopranos Present "A Once In A Lifetime Event" Benefiting St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Aboard The Forbes Highlander

On June 14, 2007 Tony Sirico (Paulie Walnuts) and The Sopranos cast were joined by more than 500 people at Pier Sixty in New York City for a special evening in support of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Joining Sirico were fellow fellow actors James Gandolfini (Tony Soprano), Steve Schirripa (Bobby Baccalieri), Steve Van Zandt (Silvio Dante), Michael Imperioli (Christopher Moltisanti), Edie Falco (Carmela Soprano), Aida Turturro (Janice Soprano), Jamie-Lynn DiScala (Meadow Soprano), Lorraine Bracco (Dr. Jennifer Melfi), Robert Iler (Anthony Soprano Jr.), Dominic Chianese (Uncle Junior) and more.

Attendees also had the chance to bid on one-of-a-kind items in a silent and live auction including a unique Sopranos pinball machine, a scooter owned by James Gandolfini, a framed pair of screen worn shoes by Tony Sirico, a number of signed, framed one-of-a-kind cast photos, trips to the Turks and Caicos Film Festival, and a private dinner with The Sopranos cast.

In addition, VIP attendees enjoyed a sunset cruise on the Forbes Highlander yacht with an opportunity for a photo with the cast members in front of the Statue of Liberty.

“Our charity event for St. Jude was outstanding,” Sirico said. “We raised $610,000 for the hospital and had a wonderful time going about it. My thanks to the Forbes family for allowing us the use of their yacht, which added to the event’s theme.”

Sirco added, “Thanks to everyone that made our St. Jude event one very classy night to remember. God bless all the people involved with St. Jude, and God bless all the children.”



HBO donated a pair of Screen Worn, Tony Sirico shoes in 2007 to the St. Jude's Children's Hospital charity. Tony was present to hand the shoes over to the gentleman who won them at auction and for the first time ever, they will be made available for sale to the public!!!!! There are no other known pairs of screen worn certified shoes available to the public making this a true once in a lifetime collectible.

Known for always having pearly white shoes on Tony Sirico's character affectionately known as "Paulie Walnuts" is one of the most beloved characters/actors from the show! 

The shoes have been professionally framed and protected and come with a signed Tony Sirico 8x10 as an added bonus!

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