Paul Sorvino BioGraphy

Paul Sorvino BioGraphy : Paul Sorvino’s full name is Paul Anthony Sorvino, who is an American actor as well as an opera singer, businessman, writer and sculptor.   In 1999, he starred as Coach in That Championship Season. In 2000, he played the role of Constantine Kiamos in Cheaters. That same year he starred as Frank Rizzo in The Thin Blue Lie. From 2000 to 2002, he appeared in That’s Life as Frank DeLucca. From 2004 to 2006, he played the role of Al Miller in Still Standing. In 2009, he starred as Sheriff Roy Basehart in Doc West. In the same year, he played the role of Santa Claus in Santa Baby 2: Christmas Maybe. In 2012, he starred as Jonathan in Imaginary Friend. In the same year he appeared in the role of Mayor Palantine in Jersey Shore Shark Attack. In 2014, he played the role of Robert Pardillo in Elementary. That same year he starred as Ben ‘Pop-Pop’ Goldberg in The Goldbergs. In 2016, he played the role of Jack Martino in Grandfathered. In 2017 he played Nicolo Rizzuto in Bad Blood. That same year he starred in Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders as Dr Dominico Scarpa.  From 2019 to 2021, he starred as Frank Costello in Godfather of Harlem.

Paul Sorvino BioGraphy

Paul Anthony Sorvino took his tiny steps for the first time in this world on 13 April 1939 in the house of Angela Maria Mattea and Ford Sorvino. His birthplace is Brooklyn, New York, United States and his birth sign was Aries. He was raised by his parents in the Bensonhurst section of Brooklyn, a borough of New York City. His mother was a housewife and piano teacher of Italian (Mollison) descent. His mother was born in Connecticut in 1906 and died in 1991. His father was an Italian (Neapolitan) immigrant. His father worked as a foreman in a robe factory.

Education Qualification

Talking about the education qualification of Paul Anthony Sorvino, he took admission in Lafayette High School to study his high school. He was a classmate of the painter Peter Max in his school. After studying from here, this actor attended the American Academy of Music and Dramatic.

Paul Sorvino BioGraphy
Real Name Paul Anthony Sorvino
Nick Name
Date Of Birth 13 April 1939
Date Of Death 25 July 2022
Nationality American
Religion Christian
Gender Male
Birth Place
Brooklyn, New York, United States
  • Actor
  • Opera singer
  • Businessman
  • Writer
  • Sculptor
Zodiac sign Aries
Father Name Ford Sorvino
Mother Name Angela Maria Mattea
Grandchildren Name
  • Mattea Angel Backus
  • Holden Paul Terry Backus
  • Lucia Backus
  • Johnny Christopher King Backus
Children Name
  • Mira Sorvino
  • Amanda Sorvino
  • Michael Sorvino
Sibling Name
Wife Name Dee Dee Benkie (m. 2014–2022)
School Lafayette High School
College American Musical and Dramatic Academy
Qualification Graduate
 Physical Status
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Height 6ft 3 or 190.5 cm
Body type Fit
Weight 80 kg
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Light Brown
Shoe Size 16 (US)
Chest size 40 inches
Waist  size 32 Inches
Biceps size 18 inches
Sexual Orientation Straight
  Relationship Status
Are you married ? Yes
Is he Gay No
Any Affair No
Wife Name Dee Dee Benkie (m. 2014–2022)
Ex- Wife Name
  • Vanessa Arico (m. 1991–1996)
  • Lorraine Davis (m. 1966–1988)
Social Media
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Television Career

In 1974 he played Harry Walters in It Couldn’t Happen to a Nicer Guy. In 1975, he starred as George Platt in We’ll Get By. In 1976, he played Sergeant Bert D’Angelo in The Streets of San Francisco. In 1977 he starred as Dave Shaw in Seventh Avenue. In 1979, he appeared in the role of Lowell Myers in Dummy. In 1983, he played the role of Sheriff Skeeter Willis in Chiefs. In 1985, he starred as Harvey in Surviving: A Family in Crisis. In the same year, he played the role of Reverend Penny in Wes Craven’s Chiller. In 1986 he starred as David Addison Sr in Moonlighting. From 1987 to 1988 he appeared in The Oldest Rookie as Detective Ike Porter. In 1989, he played the role of Al Sidell in Murder She Wrote. From 1991 to 1992, he starred as Sergeant Phil Cerreta in Law & Order. In 1993, he played Anthony Caruso in A Perry Mason Mystery: The Case of the Wicked Wives. In 1994 he starred as Nikolai Rozhenko in Star Trek: The Next Generation. The same year he appeared in Parallel Lives as Ed Starling. In the same year, he played the role of Dr Winslow in Without Consent. In 1996, he starred as Lieutenant Gil Farrand in Escape Clause. In 1997, he played Joe Torre in Joe Torre: Curveballs Along the Way. In 1997 he starred as President of Variecom in Duckman.

Personal Life

Talking about the personal life of Paul Anthony Sorvino, he had married three times. He first married Lorraine Davis in 1966, whom he divorced in 1988. In 1991, he had a second affair with Vanessa Arico, whom he divorced in 1996. In 2014, he married Dee Dee Benkie for the third time with whom he lived till his death. They have two daughters and one named Mira Sorvino, Amanda Sorvino and Michael Sorvino.

Net Worth

The actor who played Frank Costello in Godfather of Harlem, whose name is Paul Anthony Sorvino, whose net worth is about two million dollars.

Cause of Death

The actor died on July 25, 2022, at the age of 83 at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida.

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