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Ray Liotta ACTOR




RAY LIOTTA BIOGRAPHY & FILMOGRAPHY:

Ray Liotta was born on December 18th, 1954 in Newark, New Jersey with the birth name Raymond Allen Liotta.  At the age of six months he was adopted from an orphanage by Mary and Alfred Liotta.  After graduating from Union High School he went on to study acting at the university of Miami and when he first decided on a career in the entertainment industry he began with working as a television actor.
 
Some of his earlier roles included appearances on such series as, "Another World", "St. Elsewhere" and "Casablanca" among with some small television movie roles.  By the mid 80's, he began working in the film industry adding such credits to his resume as, "Something Wild" (1986) starring with Jeff Daniels and Melanie Griffith, "Dominick and Eugene" (1988), "Field of Dreams" (1989) starring Kevin Costner, Amy Madigan, James Earl Jones and Burt Lancaster in his final film, "Goodfellas" (1990) starring alongside Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, Paul Sorvino and Lorraine Bracco and which was nomited 4 times for a Golden Globe and nominated for 6 Academy Awards and Joe Pesci won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor and "Operation Dumbo Drop" (1995).
 
He had really begun to make a name for himself in the industry and had proved to Hollywood that he could portray an array of character types.  As his career has progressed other film credits include, "Article 99" (1992) also starring Keifer Sutherland and Forest Whitaker, "Unlawful Entry" (1992) co-starring Kurt Russell and Madeleine Stowe, "Unforgettable" (1996), "Cop Land" (1997) with an ensemble cast featuring Sylvester Stallone, Harvey Keitel, Robert De Niro, Michael Rapaport, Robert Patrick, Peter Berg, Arthur Nascarella and John Spencer, "Blow" (2001) starring Johnny Depp and Penelope Cruz and "Identity' (2003) co-starring John Cusack, Amanda Peet, Alfred Molina, Clea DuVall and Rebecca De Mornay.
 
Along with film roles he has added such television credits as, "ER", "Smith", "Hannah Montana" and voice over work for, "Spongebob SquarePants".
 
Most recently, Liotta has appeared on the films, "Observe and Report" (2009), "Date Night" (2010) starring with Steve Carell, Tina Fey and Mark Wahlberg, "Snowmen" (2010) and the following films are all in pre-production, "Bad Karma", "Yellow", "The Devil's in the Details", "The Place Beyond the Pines" starring Ryan Gosling, Bradley Cooper and Eva Mendes, "The Iceman" starring Michael Shnnon and Winona Ryder, "Pawn", "Sleight of Hand", "Into the Americas" and "The Rut".
 
Ray Liotta has married only once to Michelle Grace whom he wed in 1997 and they had one child together before the marriage came to an end in 2004.  He has not re-married and resides in Palisades, California.      
 
 
Filmography

2013   The Rut

2012   Into the Americas 
 
2013   Sleight of Hand 

2013   Better Living Through Chemistry
 
2013   Pawn

2013   The Iceman

2012   The Place Beyond the Pines
 
2012   The Devil's in the Details

2012   Yellow 
 
2011   Bad Karma

2012   Killing Them Softly

2012   Breathless

2011   The Entitled

2011   Field of Dreams 2: Lockout
 
2011   The River Murders

2011   Street Kings 2: Motor City
 
2011   All Things Fall Apart

2011   The Son of No One
 
2011   The Details

2010   Charlie St. Cloud 

2010   Hannah Montana

2010   Chasing 3000

2010   Snowmen
 
2010   Date Night

2010   Crazy on the Outside

2010   Ticket Out

2009   Youth in Revolt

2009   Observe and Report
 
2009   Crossing Over

2009   La Linea - The Line

2009   Powder Blue

2008   SpongeBob SquarePants

2008   Hero Wanted
 
2007   Bee Movie

2007   Battle in Seattle

2006-2007  Smith

2007   Wild Hogs

2007   In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale
 
2006   Smokin' Aces

2006   Comeback Season

2006   Local Color

2006   Even Money 

2005   Slow Burn 
 
2005   Revolve

2004   Control 

2004   ER 

2004   The Last Shot

2003   Identity 
 
2002   Ticker

2002   Grand Theft Auto: Vice City 

2002   Point of Origin

2002   John Q 

2002   Narc
 
2001   Family Guy 

2001   Blow

2001   Heartbreakers 

2001   Hannibal 

2000   A Rumor of Angels
 
2000   Pilgrim 

1999   Forever Mine

1999   Muppets from Space

1998   The Rat Pack

1998   Phoenix
 
1997   Cop Land 

1997   Turbulence 

1996   Unforgettable 

1995   Frasier

1995   Operation Dumbo Drop
 
1994   Corrina, Corrina 

1994   No Escape 

1992   Unlawful Entry 

1992   Article 99

1991   Women & Men 2: In Love There Are No Rules
 
1990   Goodfellas 

1990   Women and Men: Stories of Seduction
 
1989   Field of Dreams 

1988   Dominick and Eugene 
 
1987   Arena Brains

1986   Something Wild 

1985   Our Family Honor 

1984   The New Mike Hammer

1983   The Lonely Lady

1983   Casablanca

1983   St. Elsewhere
 
1978-1981  Another World

1981   Crazy Times

1980   Hardhat and Legs 







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