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Paul Sorvino

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Paul Sorvino
Sorvino at the 2010 Tribeca Film Festival
Born
Paul Anthony Sorvino

(1939-04-13)April 13, 1939
DiedJuly 25, 2022(2022-07-25) (aged 83)
Occupations
  • Actor
  • opera singer
  • businessman
  • writer
  • sculptor
Years active1956–2022
Height6 ft 5 in (196 cm)
Spouse(s)
Lorraine Davis
(m. 1966; div. 1988)

Vanessa Arico
(m. 1991; div. 1996)

Dee Dee Benkie (m. 2014)
Children3; including Mira and Michael

Paul Sorvino (April 13, 1939 – July 25, 2022) was an American actor.[2] He often played authority figures on both sides of the law. He played Paulie Cicero in the 1990 gangster movie Goodfellas. He also played NYPD Sergeant Phil Cerreta in Law & Order.[3] He was the father of actress Mira Sorvino.

Sorvino was born in Brooklyn, New York City.[4]

On July 25, 2022, Sorvino died of natural causes at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida at the age of 83.[5][1]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "'Goodfellas,' 'Law & Order' actor Paul Sorvino dies at 83". AP NEWS. 25 July 2022. Archived from the original on 25 July 2022. Retrieved 25 July 2022.
  2. "Paul Sorvino". Bio. Archived from the original on January 29, 2016. Retrieved Jan 19, 2016.
  3. "Paul Sorvino". Hollywood.com. Retrieved Jan 19, 2016.
  4. "Paul Sorvino". The Film Reference. Retrieved Jan 19, 2016.
  5. Gonzalez, Sandra (25 July 2022). "Paul Sorvino, 'Goodfellas' and 'Law & Order' star, dead at 83". CNN. Archived from the original on 25 July 2022. Retrieved 25 July 2022.