Paul Anthony Sorvino is an Italian-American character actor whose career has largely been the portrayal of authority figures, both as legal enforcer and criminal, in television, stage, and film. He is the father of Mira Sorvino.
He made his Broadway debut in the 1964 musical Bajour, and six years later he appeared in his first film, Where’s Poppa? Sorvino has starred in the weekly series We’ll Get By (1975, as George Platt), Bert D’Angelo/Superstar (1976, in the title role) and “The Oldest Rookie” (1987, as Detective Ike Porter). One of his most famous roles was that of Paul Cicero in Goodfellas. He also played Henry Kissinger in Oliver Stone’s film Nixon (1995). From 2000 to 2002 he had a starring role as Frank DeLucca in the CBS television drama That’s Life.
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