Famous American actor, opera singer, businessman, writer, and sculptor, Paul Sorvino has left the surface of the earth.
He often portrayed authority figures on both sides of the law, and was known for his roles as Paulie Cicero (based on Paul Vario) in the 1990 gangster film Goodfellas, and NYPD Sergeant Phil Cerreta on the second season of the TV series Law & Order.
He also played a variety of father figures, including Juliet’s father in Baz Luhrmann’s 1996 film Romeo + Juliet, as well as guest appearances as the father of Bruce Willis’ character in Moonlighting and the father of Jeff Garlin’s character in The Goldbergs.
He took on additional supporting roles in A Touch of Class, Reds, The Rocketeer, The Cooler, and Nixon (as Henry Kissinger).
Although usually cast in dramatic supporting roles, he had occasional leads in films including Bloodbrothers, and also in comedic roles including his turn as a bombastic Southern evangelist in Carl Reiner’s Oh, God!.
Sorvino was also nominated for a Tony Award for Best Actor for the 1972 play That Championship Season, and later starred in film and television adaptations. He was the father of actors Mira Sorvino and Michael Sorvino.
Paul Sorvino died at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida, on July 25, 2022, aged 83.
Who Is Paul Sorvino’s Eldest Daughter Mira Sorvino?
Mira Sorvino is the eldest child and daughter of the late Paul Sorvino. She is an American actress.
Mira won the Academy Award and Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in Woody Allen’s Mighty Aphrodite.
Mira Sorvino Age
She is currently 54 years.
Mira Sorvino Birthday
She was born on September 28, 1967, in Manhattan, New York, United States.
Mira Sorvino Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of $16 million as of 2022.
Mira Sorvino Height
She stands tall at 5 feet 9 inches.
Mira Sorvino Weight
She weighs 67 kg.
Mira Sorvino Husband
She is married to American actor, director, and screenwriter, Christopher Paul Backus.
The couple married in 2004.
Mira Sorvino Children
Mira Sorvino together with her husband Christopher Paul Backus are blessed with four children; Mattea Angel Backus, Johnny Christopher King Backus, Lucia Backus, and Holden Paul Terry Backus.
Mira Sorvino Mother
Lorraine Davis is the mother of Mira Sorvino. Her parents were married for 22 years. The couple got married in 1966 and divorced in 1988.
Lorraine Davis is a well-known English actor. She is well-known for being Christopher Backus’s mother-in-law in addition to her job as a therapist.
Mira Sorvino Siblings
She has two siblings; her sister Amanda Sorvino and her brother Michael Sorvino are her siblings.
Mira is the eldest.