Paul Sorvino, a US actor best known for his role as Paulie Cicero in the mobster classic Goodfellas from 1990, has passed away at age 83

His publicist, Roger Neal, claimed that he passed away at his Indiana home from natural causes

The Tony Award nominee actor gained notoriety for his roles of criminals and police officers throughout the course of a film and television career that began in 1970

He is survived by his wife and three children

Sorvino, whose mother taught piano, was born in Brooklyn in 1939. In 1964, he launched his career in show business with the musical "Bajour."

He made his cinematic debut four years later in Carl Reiner's 1970 black comedy "Where's Poppa?"

After Mira Sorvino was identified as a victim of convicted sex offender Harvey Weinstein, Sorvino gave a viral interview

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