American actor Paul Sorvino passed away at the age of 83. He was well-known for his role in Martin Scorsese’s gangster epic “Goodfellas”. According to the reports, the actor took his last breath on Monday, July 25, 2022. Paul’s wife, Dee Dee said announced the saddening piece of news to the world. She stated that their hearts are broken as there will never be another Paul Sorvino and added that he was the love of her life and one of the greatest performers to ever grace the screen and stage. Here is everything we know about his death.
After the announcement of the news, fans and well-wishers of Paul Sorvino took to social media to pay the late actor heartfelt tributes. Taking to Twitter, Mira Sorvino paid tributes to her father. She wrote that her heart is rent asunder, a life of love and joy and wisdom with him is over. Mira went on to call Paul the most amazing father and added that she love him so much.
How Did Paul Sorvino Die?
As you ascend, I am sending you love in the stars, Mira further wrote. Talking about the actor’s death, publicist Roger Neal said that he died at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida. It is reported that the actor died of natural causes on Monday. Tributes and condolence messages have flooded the internet since then. Born on April 13, 1939, in Brooklyn, New York, United States, Paul was an American actor, Opera singer, businessman, sculptor, and writer.
Although he appeared in plenty of films and shows in his career, he got popularity for his role as Paulie Cicero in the 1990 gangster film titled Goodfellas and NYPD Sergeant Phil Cerreta on the TV series Law & Order. In his career spanning 50 years, Paul starred in countless movies. In 2006, the actor’s dream came true when he performed for the New York Opera at Lincoln Center. Let us add that he even received a Tony nomination and a Drama Desh Award in 1973 for his performance as the immoral Phil Romano in Jason Miller’s That Championship Season.
Fascinated with the human voice, he always sang in Catskills hotels as a teenager. Reportedly, Paul also took lessons to become an opera singer. However, his asthma forced him to focus on acting instead. Now, the news of his sudden death has shattered many hearts. People are coming forward and are extending their deepest condolences to his family and friends. We also pay homage to his soul.