His publicist, Roger Neal, verified the death, at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla

No specific cause was given, butMr. Neal said that Mr

Sorvino “ had dealt with health issues over the once many times

Mr. Sorvino was the father of Mira Sorvino, who won a stylish supporting actress Oscar for Woody Allen’s “ potent Aphrodite ”( 1995)

 In her acceptance speech, she said her father had “ tutored me everything I know about acting

Paul Sorvino, an assessing actor who specialized in playing crooks and bobbies like Paulie Cicero in" Goodfellas" and the NYPD sergeant Phil Cerretta on" Law & Order," has failed

He was 83. His publicist Roger Neal said he failed Monday morning in Indiana of natural causes

Our hearts are broken, there will noway be another Paul Sorvino, he was the love of my life

He made his Broadway debut in 1964 in" Bajour" and his film debut in Carl Reiner's" Where's Poppa?" in 1970

He'd frequently say that while he might be best known for playing mobsters, his real heartstrings were poetry, oil and pieces