“I am completely devastated. The love of my life and the most wonderful man I’ve ever lived are gone. I am heartbroken ”. Like this DeeDee Sorvino announced on Instagram the disappearance of Paul Sorvino83-year-old famous Italian American actor best remembered for his performance in Those good guys from Martin Scorsesein the role of Paul Ciceroand for impersonating Frank Cerreta in Law & Order.
Sorvino, who was the father of the actress Mira Sorvino, died of natural causes. He had also interpreted Kissinger in Nixon from Oliver Stone. In a career spanning over 55 years, Sorvino has worked on over 170 productions across film, TV and Broadway. Born in New York April 13, 1939 and son of Ford Sorvino, originally from Naplesand Angela Renzi, originally from Casacalenda, in the province of Campobasso, Paul Sorvino studied at the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York as Opera singer. Failing to realize his dream, as he suffers from asthma, he devotes himself to acting, graduating in dramatic art.
In 1964 he made his debut at Broadway in the musical Bajour and in 1971 he acted alongside Al Pacino in the movie Panic in Needle Parkthen returns to Broadway where he gets great success with That Championship Season. From the seventies onwards she has been in the cast of many films, including Those good guys (1990) and Dick Tracy (1990) by Warren Beatty. In the 1991-1992 season he plays the sergeant Phil Cerreta in the television series Law & Order. In 1993 she plays the first tv movie after the death of Raymond Burr in the series Perry Mason, in the shoes of a fellow lawyer. In 1995 she impersonates Henry Kissinger in the movie Intrigues of Power – Nixon from Oliver Stonewhile in the following years we still see him on the screen in as many film productions.
In 2004 he was awarded in Rome by the Tremaglia Foundation. During the ceremony she duets with the tenor Andrea Bocelli. In 2006 she participates in the TV show Let’s not panic from Gianni Morandion Rai 1. Among his latest interpretations, the one in the western miniseries Doc West (2009), where it pairs with Terence Hill. In the same year he plays Beniamino in the television series The honor and the respectbroadcast on Channel 5. In 2008 he was awarded the “Sorrentine Peninsula Arturo Esposito” award, as part of the Great Events of the Campania Region.