- 13 Apr 1939
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Paul Anthony Sorvino (born April 13, 1939) is an American actor. He is the father of actress Mira Sorvino. He often portrays authority figures on both sides of the law, and is possibly best known for his roles as Paulie Cicero in the film Goodfellas and Sgt. Phil Cerreta on the TV series Law & Order.