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Mira Sorvino is “incredibly hurt and shocked” after her late father Paul Sorvino’s “irreplaceable and enormous contribution” to filmmaking was left out of the Oscars’ In Memoriam category.
Late Good boys The actor, who died on July 25, 2022 at the age of 83, was remembered at the SAG Awards last month, but the 95th Academy Awards on Sunday honored Dame Olivia Newton. -John, Dame Angela Lansbury, James Caan, Jean-Luke Goddard, Ray Liotta, Raquel Welch, Wolfgang Peterson, Burt Bacharach, Vangelis, Irene Cara and Louise Fletcher.
Paul’s actress daughter, 55, didn’t know the star had been omitted until someone pointed it out when she shared a memory of watching her father win the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her performance in Woody Allen. mighty aphrodite At the 1996 ceremony.
she wrote online: “On this Oscar night, I am so happy for all the nominees and winners, but I get emotional in a thousand ways when I think about the night I was able to share my Academy Award with my dad, the best actor. Paul Sorvino, never nominated. To share this dazzlingly positive moment with my father… my first and best teacher, my beloved father who came to every school play and loved him from the bottom of his heart, a brilliant actor who was respected by all of his colleagues. as one of the best, for returning what he has been giving me all my life, love, trust, appreciation and gratitude. It really was a bittersweet but beautiful memory in the first year. I love you dad and I miss you. a lot.
Meera has asked the academy to do something to “fix this”.
She added to her post: “PS When I posted this, I didn’t know about the many other amazing artists in the Dad’s Neglect and In Memoriam category. It was incredibly painful and shocking that whoever made the list overlooked my father’s enormous and irreplaceable contribution to the world of cinema. We, his adoring family and his loving public know how unique and amazing he is. I hope @theacademy does something to fix this.
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