Oscar-winning actor Mira Sorvino shared an emotional tweet following info of her father Paul’s passing.
Paul Sorvino was recognized best for participating in mobster Paulie Cicero in Martin Scorsese’s Goodfellas – he died aged 83.
Hours after his dying was launched on Monday (25 July), Sorvino wrote: “My father the good Paul Sorvino has handed. My coronary coronary heart is lease asunder – a lifetime of affection and pleasure and information with him is over.
“He was basically essentially the most nice father. I actually like him rather a lot. I’m sending you are eager on inside the stars Dad as you ascend.”
In 1995, Sorvino acquired the Academy Award for Most interesting Supporting Actress for her place in Woody Allen’s Mighty Aphrodite (1995).
Years later, her father threatened to kill disgraced producer Harvey Weinstein after Mira accused him of sexual harassment.
“He’ll go to jail. Oh yeah. That son of ab****. Good for him if he goes, because of if not, he has to fulfill me. And I am going to kill the motherf***er. Precise straightforward,” the Goodfellas star suggested TMZ in 2018.
Paul was moreover recognized for participating in Sergeant Frank Cerreta on NBC’s Authorized pointers & Orders. And he made memorable appearances as Fulgencio Capulet in Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo + Juliet and Henry Kissinger in Oliver Stone’s Nixon.
Sorvino’s dying comes merely two months after the passing of Goodfellas costar Ray Liotta who died aged 67 and fewer than a month after his The Gambler costar James Caan died aged 82.