US OBITUARY – ‘Goodfellas’ actor Paul Sorvino dead at 83

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American actor Paul Sorvino, best known for his role as a soft-spoken gangster in “Goodfellas”, as well as his work in “Nixon” and early seasons of the NBC television series “Law & Order,” died on Monday. He was 83.

The father of Oscar-winning actress Mira Sorvino passed away in Indiana of natural causes after suffering health issues for several years, his publicist, Roger Neal, confirmed.