“Goodfellas” and “Law & Order” actor Paul Sorvino died Monday morning, according to his publicist Roger Neal.
Dee Dee Sorvino, his wife who was at his side when he passed, mourned his death in a statement.
“Our hearts are broken, there will never be another Paul Sorvino, he was the love of my life, and one of the greatest performers to ever grace the screen and stage,” Mrs. Sorvino said.
I am completely devastated— Dee Dee Sorvino (@deedeegop) July 25, 2022
The love of my life & the most wonderful man who has ever lived is gone . I am heartbroken ❤️❤️❤️ pic.twitter.com/0wBSG3uTgD
Sorvino died of natural causes in Indiana, according to Neal.
The Brooklyn-native played in “Reds,” “Nixon,” and “The Rocketeer.”
His daughter, Mira Sorvino, thanked him after she won Best Supporting Actress at the Academy Awards.
One of my fav Oscar moments was when Mira Sorvino won Best Supporting Actress for Mighty Aphrodite and took a moment yo thank her father, Paul Sorvino, who was visually moved.— Miss Yugoslavia (@StarcoVision) July 25, 2022
Mira, a Harvard graduate, showing what a humble person her parents raised. RIP Paul Sorvino. pic.twitter.com/nJpwaEnyuL
Paul Sorvino, who played Paulie Cicero in Goodfellas, and NYPD Sergeant Phil Cerreta on Law & Order, has died at the age of 83.— Eric Alper 🎧 (@ThatEricAlper) July 25, 2022
He was also a deputy sheriff, ran a horse rescue facility, sculpted in his spare time, sung on Eddy Napoli’s album, and launched pasta sauces. pic.twitter.com/HiAsblOfSO