'Goodfellas' star Paul Sorvino was 'a proud patriot' who loved America: widow

Apr 04, 2023 625

BY: Stephanie Nolasco

Whenever Paul Sorvino spotted a veteran at a bar or restaurant, he was determined to say thank you. The actor, known for playing crooks and cops like Paulie Cicero in "Goodfellas" and NYPD sergeant Phil Cerreta on "Law & Order," passed away in 2022 at age 83. His wife, Dee Dee Sorvino, was by his side.

Nearly a year after his passing, Dee Dee is determined to keep her late husband’s legacy alive. The couple was preparing to launch Sorvino Vino shortly before his death. A percentage of proceeds from the wine will now be donated to the Gary and Dottie Capers Foundation, which supports underserved families and at-risk youth. It honors U.S. Marine Corps Major James Capers, whose life story will be the subject of a documentary premiering this fall.

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SOURCE: https://www.foxnews.com

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