03/28/2008 02:45 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

James Gandolfini Gets Heavy With A Fan At JFK

It seems 10 years of playing mafia boss Tony Soprano has rubbed off on actor James Gandolfini.

The star was caught in an altercation at JFK airport yesterday after being pursued by an overzealous autograph hunter who declared himself a big fan of the actor.

The affection was clearly not mutual, with an irritated Gandolfini grabbing the man by his collar and punching him, claiming he came to close to his girlfriend Deborah Lin.

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