Who Is Paul Sorvino? Biography – Cause Of Death? What Happened?

Who Is Paul Sorvino? Biography – Cause Of Death? What Happened?:  Paul Sorvino is an imposing actor who specializes in playing gangsters and cops like Pauly Cicero in Goodfellas and NYPD Sheriff in Law & Order Phil Seretta, he has passed away. He is 83 years old.

He died of natural causes Monday morning in Indiana, his publicist Roger Neal said.

“Our hearts are broken, there will never be another Paul Sorvino, the love of my life and one of the greatest performers of all time on screen and on stage,” his wife Dee Di Sorvino said in a statement.

During his more than 50-year career in entertainment, Sorvino has been a mainstay in film and television, playing the Italian-American communist in Warren Beatty’s The Red Army and Henry in Oliver Stone’s Nixon Kissinger, who played mob boss Eddie Valentine in “Rocketman.” He often said that while he was known for playing gangsters, his real passions were poetry, painting and opera.

Sorvino was born in Brooklyn in 1939, the son of a piano teacher and a robe factory foreman. Sorvino was interested in music from an early age and attended the American Academy of Music and Drama in New York, where he devoted himself to theatre. He made his Broadway debut in 1964’s Bajour and in 1970’s Carl Reiner’s Where’s Dad? debuted in .

Sorvino had three children from his first marriage, including Oscar-winning actress Mira Sorvino. After learning that his daughter was one of the women Harvey Weinstein was allegedly harassed and blacklisted on the #MeToo bill, he told TMZ that if Weinstein knew, he “wouldn’t have gone. He would have sat in a wheelchair.”

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