James Gandolfini’s son Michael confirms romance with Australian actress Mia Healy as pair pack in PDA in NYC
Love is in the air for Michael Gandolfini, 24, son of the late James Gandolfini, and his girlfriend, actress Mia Haley, 24.
The Many Saints of Newark actor was spotted packing on the PDA with his Australian love in New York City this week, confirming their new romance.
The young couple was dressed casually with a white t-shirt and a pair of gray pants with a plaid shirt New York native.
Mia, meanwhile, wore a pair of relaxed-fit jeans with a yellow T-shirt, pink Von Dutch ball cap and Nike trainers as she passionately kissed Gandolfini,
She carries a small, red handbag when she goes out with her boyfriend.
New couple alert: Love is in the air for the late James Gandolfini’s son Michael Gandolfini, 24, and his girlfriend, actress Mia Haley, 24.
Kiss: The pair were spotted sharing a passionate kiss during the day
Mia was born and raised in Sydney, Australia where she studied at the National Institute for Dramatic Art.
She is best known for playing Shelby Goodkind on Amazon Prime’s The Wilds.
The drama show ran for two seasons and was: ‘A group of teenagers must survive when a plane crash leaves them stranded on a deserted island.
According to the IMDB synopsis, ‘The girls tell their stories to investigators who slowly piece together what happened to them.
He also appeared in the 2022 movie Black Spartan, about the 1966 Michigan State national championship football team and its coach Duffy Daugherty, who recruited black players that helped lead Michigan State to an undefeated season and national title.
It is not known how Michael and Mia met or how long they were together.
As for Michael, he is following in his late father’s acting footsteps and even got to play Tony Soprano – the role his father played on The Sopranos – in The Many Saints of Newark.
She told The Face magazine at the time, ‘It’s really great to feel this connection with my dad. ‘It’s there and it’s real, and it means a lot to me to see people moved by it. It’s very special that I got to do it.’
The Young Love: The Many Saints of Newark actor was spotted packing on the PDA with his Australian gal in New York City this week.
Tragic passing: Michael’s father died unexpectedly of a heart attack in 2013 aged 51 while on a trip to Rome
Award-winning series: James starred in the lead role for six seasons on The Sopranos, and received numerous accolades for his incredible performance; Seen with co-star, Michael Imperioli
Michael admitted in an interview that he ‘removed himself’ from the series when his father starred in it, adding that auditioning for The Many Saints of Newark never ‘crossed his mind’ because he was ‘nothing about this character, this world. didn’t know . I want to be my own actor and my own youth.’
The Sopranos began a six-season run on HBO in 1999, and show lead James died suddenly of a heart attack in 2013 at the age of 51.
She added that she was worried she might audition and not land the role, an outcome that would be ‘so painful’ to explain.
Before filming, Michael watched all six seasons of the show in a row, sometimes speeding through an entire one in one day. ‘It was The Sopranos 24/7,’ she said, adding that she ate cannoli every night to feel more Italian.