Michael Sorvino

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Michael Sorvino
Born (1977-11-21) November 21, 1977 (age 41)
Other namesMike Sorvino
EducationRutgers University
OccupationActor, voice actor, producer
Years active1993–present
Parent(s)Paul Sorvino
Lorraine Ruth Davis
RelativesMira Sorvino (sister)
Bill Sorvino (cousin)

Michael Ernest Sorvino (born November 21, 1977) is an American actor, voice actor and producer.[1] He is best known as the voice of Tommy Angelo, the protagonist in Mafia: The City of Lost Heaven, and a minor character in Mafia II. His other acting roles include parts in Summer of Sam, The Trouble with Cali and Once Upon a Time in Queens. He is the son of actor Paul Sorvino, and the brother of actress Mira Sorvino.[2]

Career[edit]

Sorvino was born in Tenafly, New Jersey to actor Paul Sorvino and graduated from Tenafly High School in 1996.[3][4] He went onto graduate from Rutgers University's Mason Gross School of the Arts in New Brunswick, New Jersey with a Bachelor's Degree in Theater in May 2001.[5][6] Sorvino first started acting in 1993 with a part in the film Amongst Friends. He had a recurring role in 2005 on the television series Human Trafficking. He also voiced the lead character Tommy Angelo in the game Mafia and returned for the sequel, Mafia II.[7][8][9]

Sorvino also produced the 2016 comedy-drama film Almost Paris, which was directed by Domenica Cameron-Scorsese.[1]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1993 Amongst Friends Kid in Fight
1995 Sweet Nothing Waiting Customer
1999 Summer of Sam Bowler at Diner
2001 Perfume Mario Mancini
2003 Gods and Generals Federal Soldier
2007 Blind Luck David (Short)
2007 Blur James
2010 Mineville Robert Laremy
2010 In the End Michael Bennett (Video short)
2011 Hunting Season David[10][11]
2012 The Trouble with Cali Young Guido
2013 How Sweet It Is Butler
2013 Once Upon a Time in Queens Dr. Shapiro
2016 Chasing Gold Jeff Wagner
2016 Almost Paris Mikey-Mike
2017 The Depths Jimmy / Noir Film Narrator

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2005 Human Trafficking Mischa 4 episodes
2010 Hillers Tommy Unknown episodes
2016 You Are Nothing Ellen's Husband Unknown episodes

Video games[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2002 Mafia Tommy Angelo (voice)
2010 Mafia II Tommy Angelo (voice)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "'Almost Paris' producers, Jersey boys both, hope to see tax incentives for films in the future". NJBIZ. 2017-04-03. Retrieved January 25, 2018.
  2. ^ "Full Interview with Paul and Michael Sorvino". Mountain Lake PBS. 2010-05-20. Retrieved January 25, 2018.
  3. ^ "Michael Sorvino on Set". Chasing News. 2015-02-17. Retrieved January 25, 2018.
  4. ^ Beckerman, Jim. "Film by Tenafly actors premieres at Tribeca Film Festival", The Record (Bergen County), April 24, 2016. Accessed January 25, 2018.
  5. ^ "Michael Sorvino". The Stars Come Home. Retrieved January 25, 2018.
  6. ^ "Tenafly: Small Town, Big Stars – Part 1". Jersey Wood. 2016-06-06. Retrieved January 25, 2018.
  7. ^ "Full Interview with Paul and Michael Sorvino - PART 2". Mountain Lake PBS. 2010-05-20. Retrieved January 25, 2018.
  8. ^ "Full Interview with Paul and Michael Sorvino - PART 3". Mountain Lake PBS. 2010-05-20. Retrieved January 25, 2018.
  9. ^ "Full Interview with Paul and Michael Sorvino - PART 4". Mountain Lake PBS. 2010-05-20. Retrieved January 25, 2018.
  10. ^ "Michael Sorvino @ LA Film Week 2012". LA Film Week. 2012-05-04. Retrieved January 25, 2018.
  11. ^ "Tom Balsamides-John Bale-Nick Mahoney-Michael Sorvino (Hunting Season) @ LA Film Week 2012". LA Film Week. 2012-05-04. Retrieved January 25, 2018.

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