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Mira Sorvino has paid tribute to her “fantastic father” Paul Sorvino following his death.
The Goodfellas actor died on Monday at the age of 83 and was preceded in death by his famous daughter. Twitter To pay a touching tribute to the “great” star.
The Mighty Aphrodite star wrote: “My father the great Paul Sorvino has passed. My heart is broken – with him gone a life of love and joy and wisdom.
“He was the most wonderful father. I loved him so much. I’m sending you love in the stars as you ascend, Dad.
On Instagramthe 54-year-old star shared a blank photo with no caption, but several other famous faces commented on the post to express their condolences.
Rosie O’Donnell wrote: “Love 2 you and your family [heart emoji] (sic).”
And Alec Baldwin commented: “Sending my heartfelt sympathy on the loss of your father, the great Paul Sorvino.”
Producer and podcaster Brett Gorski posted: “So sorry for your irreparable loss. [broken heart and prayer emojis] (sic)”
Elsewhere, Forest Whittaker recalled how “special” it was to work with Paul on The Godfather of Harlem.
He wrote: “It was so special to sit in silence with the great Paul Sorvino as he spoke the games of life. I am sending his family so much peace and love, and wishing them all eternal blessings, love and light.” i do
Ralph Macchio remembered his lost Kate Corona co-star as “a true and honest actor who I had the pleasure of working with and getting to know.”
And Marlee Matlin, who starred alongside Paul in 2013’s 4Closed, said she felt “lucky” to have worked with the actor.
She wrote: “I feel very blessed to have worked with the great Paul Sorvino. And now I am deeply saddened to read of his passing. Not only was he kind, he was an actor. So talented and so giving. Sending my love to me and the rest of the family. He will surely be missed. RIP.”
Paul died of natural causes after battling various health issues in recent years.
His wife Dee Dee, whom he married in 2014, said in a statement: “Our hearts are broken, there will never be another Paul Sorvino, he was the love of my life, and graced the screen. was one of the greatest actors. stage.”
As well as Mira, Paul was the father of Amanda and Michael and had five grandchildren.