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Paul Sorvino

Birth Date: April 13, 1939 / Age: 78
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York

Biography: He took 18 years of voice lessons, during acting while attending the American Musical and Dramatic Academy, Sorvino decided to go to the theatre. He made his Broadway debut in the 1964 musical Bajour, and six years later he appeared in his first film, Where's Poppa?

He received an avalanche of critical praise for his performance as Phil Romano in Jason Miller's 1972 Broadway play That Championship Season, a role he repeated in the 1981 film version.

He appeared also in the 1976 Elliott Gould-Diane Keaton vehicle I Will, I Will...For Now, Sorvino has starred in the weekly series "We'll Get By" (1975, as George Platt), "Bert D'Angelo/Superstar" (1976, in the title role) and "The Oldest Rookie" (1987, as Detective Ike Porter).

In 1991, he took over from George Dzundza on the popular series "Law & Order", and in 1993 he subbed for the late Raymond Burr in a Perry Mason TV movie. He has also appearances as Bruce Willis' father in the weekly series "Moonlighting", and the "Lamont" counterpart in the never-aired original pilot for "Sanford and Son". From 2000 to 2002 he had a starring role as Frank DeLucca in the CBS television drama That's Life.

Sorvino played Henry Kissinger in Oliver Stone's film Nixon (1995).

He still remained active in the theatre as both an actor and director.

Biography Credit: Wikipedia

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Law And Order (1990) ... Phil Cerreta ((1991-1992))

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father of Mira Sorvino

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