Paul Sorvino, Tony-Nominated Star and ‘Goodfellas’ and ‘The Rocketeer’ Actor, Dead at Age 83

Updated, July 25 at 3:14 p.m.

Et: Oscar winner Mira Sorvino penned a tribute to her late father, “Goodfellas” star and Tony nominee Paul Sorvino.Mira wrote, “My father the great Paul Sorvino has passed.

My heart is rent asunder- a life of love and joy and wisdom with him is over.

He was the most wonderful father.

I love him so much.

I’m sending you love in the stars Dad as you ascend.”Mira previously credited her father in her Academy Awards acceptance speech for “Mighty Aphrodite,” saying in 1996 that her Oscar is equally an honor to Paul Sorvino, “who has taught me everything I know about acting.”Mira continued, “I love you very much, Dad.

I always looked at great performances and was so moved by how much other people’s hearts made me feel as a child.

And I wanted to be an actor who could

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