Goodfellas star Paul Sorvino dies at 83

Paul Sorvino
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Paul Sorvino, the acclaimed actor best known for his performance in Martin Scorsese's Goodfellas, has died. He was 83.

Sorvino's death was confirmed Monday by his wife, Dee Dee Sorvino. "Our hearts are broken," she said, per Deadline. "There will never be another Paul Sorvino, he was the love of my life, and one of the greatest performers to ever grace the screen and stage." The actor's representative told Variety he died from natural causes.

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Brendan Morrow

Brendan worked as a culture writer at The Week from 2018 to 2023, covering the entertainment industry, including film reviews, television recaps, awards season, the box office, major movie franchises and Hollywood gossip. He has written about film and television for outlets including Bloody Disgusting, Showbiz Cheat Sheet, Heavy and The Celebrity Cafe.