Ray Liotta

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Ray Liotta

Ray Liotta

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Ray Liotta

Date of Birth

Date of Birth: December 18, 1954
Date of Passing: May 26, 2022
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey

Ray Liotta was an American actor.

Probably best known for his roles in the films Goodfellas and Field of Dreams, Liotta was a versatile and critically-acclaimed performer.

One of his earliest roles was as Joey Perrini on the soap opera Another World, on which he appeared from 1978 to 1981.

Ray Liotta was an American actor.

Probably best known for his roles in the films Goodfellas and Field of Dreams, Liotta was a versatile and critically-acclaimed performer.

One of his earliest roles was as Joey Perrini on the soap opera Another World, on which he appeared from 1978 to 1981.

In addition to his film roles, Liotta portrayed singer Frank Sinatra in the 1998 TV movie The Rat Pack (for which he received a Screen Actors Guild award nomination), starred as himself in the sitcom Just Shoot Me, provided the voice of Tommy Vercetti for the 2002 video game Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, and appeared in the television drama ER in 2004, playing Charlie Metcalf in the episode "Time of Death".

The ER role earned Liotta an Emmy for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series.

Liotta starred in the 2006 CBS television series Smith, which was pulled from the schedule after three episodes, and in 2012 Liotta appeared as himself in a vocal role for the "What a Croc!" episode of the Disney Channel comedy series Phineas & Ferb.

Liotta starred in the Western miniseries Texas Rising for The History Channel in 2015.

Liotta died May 26, 2022 in the Dominican Republic, where he was shooting a film. He was 67.

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Awards & Nominations

1 Nomination | 1 Emmy
Outstanding Guest Actor In A Drama Series - 2005
  • Winner
  • Ray Liotta, as Charlie Metcalf
  • ER
  • NBC
  • Constant c Productions, Amblin Television in association with Warner Bros. Television

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