ポール・ソルヴィノとディー・ディー・ベンキー: How late 'Goodfellas' actor met future wife in green room at Fox News' Cavuto

旋盤, での彼の役割で知られています “Goodfellas” そして “法律 & 注文,” ジャクソンビルのメイヨークリニックで亡くなりました, フロリダ, 月曜日に自然の原因から. 彼がいた 83.

ハリウッドのアイコン, who was a regular on the Fox channels, に戻った “Your World with Neil Cavuto” 1月に 2015 with news that he was officially a married man once again following a surprise wedding in New York with his bride, Dee Dee, a political strategist.

Cavuto introduced the pair whostarted as guests on my Fox business showbefore declaring: “They just tied the knot, and no one knew about it, 正しい?”

Late actor Paul Sorvino joined Neil Cavuto on Fox News in January 2015 to announce he married wife Dee Dee Benkie in December 2014. ザ・ "Goodfellas" star died on Monday from natural causes.

Late actor Paul Sorvino joined Neil Cavuto on Fox News in January 2015 to announce he married wife Dee Dee Benkie in December 2014. ザ・ “Goodfellas” star died on Monday from natural causes. (フォックス・ニュース)

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We eloped standing in front of the fountain at Lincoln Center where I have sung at the MET, and I have sung at the ニューヨーク市 Opera,” he told Cavuto.

No one in your family knew?” Cavuto confirmed. “How do they feel now?”

Dee Dee quickly responded: “They are happy.

The plan was, if we told one person, we’d have to tell everybody,” ポールは言った. “As soon as the ceremony was over, I started calling my family and telling them.

Cavuto joked: “面白い, you never called me. ええと, it’s so weird … I hooked you up. Not even a call or anything!”

Dee Dee laughed while confirming it was the journalist who first sparked their love match. “You’re responsible, ya!”

Paul remembered seeing Dee Dee in the green room as they waited to appear separately on different time slots, a sight he would never forget.

Neil Cavuto announced Paul Sorvino and Dee Dee Benkie "started as guests on my Fox business show" before getting married in 2014.

Neil Cavuto announced Paul Sorvino and Dee Dee Benkiestarted as guests on my Fox business showbefore getting married in 2014. (フォックス・ニュース)

I saw her … she was wearing this beautiful, blue dress and she had an aura around her,” 彼は言った. “I’ve never seen anything like this in my life. What I saw, what it was … I said, ‘Oh my god.’ I said, ‘This is gonna be it for me.’

Their first date at the famous Del Frisco’s steakhouse was equally as memorable.

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Sorvino recalled feeling an instant connection with Dee Dee, a former political aide to President George W. ブッシュ, during the romantic evening, and even placing his arm around Dee Dee during the dinner.

At a certain part, I realized she didn’t hate me,” 彼は冗談を言った, while she added: “He was laying it on thick.

When Cavuto asked Dee Dee why she chose Paul, her answer came easily.

Paul Sorvino kissed wife Dee Dee during an episode of Neil Cavuto's Fox show after revealing the couple first met in the green room. Sorvino died on Monday from natural causes. 彼がいた 83.

Paul Sorvino kissed wife Dee Dee during an episode of Neil Cavuto’s Fox show after revealing the couple first met in the green room. Sorvino died on Monday from natural causes. 彼がいた 83. (フォックス・ニュース)

He’s the true renaissance man,” 彼女は言いました, adding that he’s awonderful cook, very sweet, so smart, he sings, plays the piano …

She liked that he wasa little older,” and she said her family back home in インディアナ was equally excited to welcome him into their lives.

Sorvino recalled how he pursued Dee Dee for a year, something he hadnever done” 前, and after a performance ofKing Learhe searched for her in the audience only to give her a big kiss in public.

They recreated the kiss on air and giggled for the cameras.

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“私たちの心は壊れています, there will never be another Paul Sorvino, he was the love of my life, and one of the greatest performers to ever grace the screen and stage,” Dee Dee said in a statement about her husband’s death on Monday.

I am completely devastated,” 彼女は書いた separately on Twitter. “人生最愛の人 & the most wonderful man who has ever lived is gone. I am heartbroken.

Sorvino was also a father to three children from his first marriage, including Mira, 54, an Academy Award winner. He also directed and starred in a film written by his daughter, Amanda Sorvino, which featured his son, Michael Sorvino.

“私の父、偉大なポール・ソルヴィノが亡くなりました,” [object Window]. “私の心は途方に暮れています- 彼との愛と喜びと知恵の人生は終わった. 彼は最も素晴らしい父親でした. 私は彼をとても愛しています. I’m sending you love in the stars Dad as you ascend.

He was proud of Mira as she rose to Hollywood stardom and cried when she won the best supporting actress Oscar forMighty Aphrodite” に 1996. He told the Los Angeles Times that night that he didn’t have the words to express how he felt seeing her win the most coveted award for actors.

They don’t exist in any language that I’ve ever heard — well, maybe Italian,” 彼は言った.

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