Fact: Actor Paul Sorvino is to be honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce. The Goodfellas star will be presented with a commissioned painting by artist Robert Byrne as part of his salute at the Hilton Los Angeles hotel in Universal City on 31 March (17). Past Chamber Lifetime Achievement honourees have included Debbie Reynolds, Melissa Gilbert, Esther Williams, Cloris Leachman, Tony Curtis, and Tippi Hedren.
Fact: The cast of mobster classic GOODFELLAS reunited at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York on Saturday (25Apr15) to mark the film's 25th anniversary. Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Paul Sorvino, Lorraine Bracco, and Debi Mazar attended a screening and panel discussion with U.S. talk show host Jon Stewart. Director Martin Scorsese recorded a video message and Joe Pesci wrote an email to be read out in his absence.
Fact: Goodfellas stars Ray Liotta and Paul Sorvino enjoyed a surprise reunion last week (ends05Sep14) when they both attended a New York premiere afterparty for Liotta's new film The Identical. The old pals were spotted catching up in a shared corner booth of White Street restaurant, as fellow guests Stephen Baldwin, Marisa Tomei and Seth Green mingled, reports the New York Post.
Fact: Tough-guy actor Paul Sorvino put his sculpting skills to the test recently when he created a statue for a hospital's new cardiac facility in Boca Raton, Florida.