"Goodfellas" star Paul Sorvino dead at 83
· Jul 25, 2022 · NottheBee.com

Paul Sorvino, the actor known for his roles in "Goodfellas" and "Law & Order," passed away on Monday with his wife Dee Dee Sorvino at his side.

The "Law & Order" actor died of natural causes, according to his representative Roger Neal," reported Fox News. "Sorvino had dealt with health issues in the last years of his life.

In his over 50 years in the entertainment business, Sorvino was a mainstay in films and television, playing an Italian American communist in Warren Beatty's "Reds," Henry Kissinger in Oliver Stone's "Nixon" and mob boss Eddie Valentine in "The Rocketeer."

He would often say that while he might be best known for playing gangsters, his real passions were poetry, painting and opera.

His death follows the recent passing of other famous film "mobsters" within the last few months, including Ray Liotta, James Caan, and Tony Sirico.

Sorvino met his wife Dee Dee in 2014 on the set of Fox News host Neil Cavuto. He is survived by his his three adult children and five grandchildren.

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