April 13, 1939
July 25, 2022
6 ft 3 in | 190.5 cm
95 kg | 209 lbs
Paul Anthony Sorvino was born in Brooklyn, New York, United States, on April 13, 1939, was an American actor.
Young Paul Sorvino first started his career as a copywriter in an advertising agency.
He made his big screen debut in black comedy film Where's Poppa? (1970) in role as Owner of 'Gus & Grace's Home'.
He got his television debut in comedy film It Couldn't Happen to a Nicer Guy (1974) in role as Harry Walters.
Paul's breakthrough performance came as Henry Kissinge in epic historical drama film Nixon (1995).
He landed his Broadway debut in a musical "Bajour" (1964).
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He was nominated for the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture for his role as Henry Kissinge in epic historical drama film Nixon (1995).
He won the Wild Rose Independent Film Festival Award for Best Actor for his role as 'Catch' Turner in coming-of-age romantic comedy film Greetings from the Shore (2007).
He won the Action on Film International Film Festival Award, USA for Outstanding Cast Performance - Feature for his role as Joseph Palermo in crime drama film The Red Maple Leaf (2016).
He won the Action on Film International Film Festival Award, USA for Excellence in Film Making for his role as Jimmy Scambino in horror drama movie Sicilian Vampire (2015).
He was nominated for the Amsterdam International Filmmaker Festival Trophy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Jim in romantic drama thriller Falling (2016).
He was nominated for the Awards Circuit Community Award for Best Cast Ensemble for his role as Fulgencio Capulet in romantic crime film Romeo + Juliet (1996).
He won the Culver City Film Festival Award for Best Ensemble Cast - Feature Film for his role as Chief Lassiter in thriller movie Acts of Desperation (2018).
He voiced Alphonse Perrier du von Scheck in animated adventure comedy film Hey Arnold!: The Movie (2002).
The Day of the Dolphin (1973) science fiction thriller opposite George C. Scott and Trish Van Devere
The Gambler (1974) crime drama with James Caan and Lauren Hutton
Cruising (1980) crime thriller opposite Al Pacino and Karen Allen
The Stuff (1985) satirical science fiction horror with Michael Moriarty and Danny Aiello
Bulworth (1998) political satire black comedy opposite Warren Beatty and Halle Berry
GoodFellas (1990) biographical crime with Ray Liotta and Robert De Niro
The Rocketeer (1991) superhero opposite Billy Campbell and Jennifer Connelly
Knock Off (1998) action with Jean-Claude Van Damme and Rob Schneider
Cheaters (2000) drama opposite Jeff Daniels and Jena Malone
Repo! The Genetic Opera (2008) science fiction gothic rock opera horror with Alexa PenaVega and Anthony Head
Kill the Irishman (2011) biographical crime opposite Ray Stevenson and Vincent D'Onofrio
The Birthday Cake (2021) crime thriller with Ewan McGregor and Shiloh Fernandez
We'll Get By (1975) CBS sitcom in role as George Platt
Bert D'Angelo/Superstar (1976) ABC police drama series in role as Sergeant Bert D'Angelo
Seventh Avenue (1977) NBC miniseries in role as Dave Shaw
Chiefs (1983) CBS miniseries in role as Sheriff Skeeter Willis
The Oldest Rookie (1987-1988) crime drama series in role as Detective Ike Porter
Law & Order (1991-1992) NBC police procedural and legal drama series in role as Sergeant Phil Cerreta
That's Life (2000-2002) CBS comedy drama series in role as Frank DeLucca
Still Standing (2004-2006) CBS sitcom in role as Al Miller
Bad Blood (2017) Citytv crime drama series in role as Nicolo Rizzuto
Godfather of Harlem (2019-2021) Epix crime drama series in role as Frank Costello
Attended Lafayette High School.
Studied at American Musical and Dramatic Academy.
Had Italian ancestry.
He was nominated for a Tony Award as Best Actor (Dramatic) for his role in a play "That Championship Season" (1972–1974).
He was also an sculptor and opera singer.
Founded the Paul Sorvino Asthma Foundation in 1993.
Founded the Dogfellas Dog Adoption organization in 2002.
Paul died on July 25, 2022, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida, United States, at the age of 83.
He was married to:
Dee Dee Benkie (2014-2022)
Vanessa Arico (1991-1996)
Lorraine Davis (1966-1988), they had three children: Mira, Michael and Amanda
He dated actress Karen Black.