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Ray Liotta

With more than 50 feature films to his credit, Ray Liotta has chosen diverse and challenging roles in both comedies and drama. Liotta started his career with a Golden-Globe nominated performance in Jonathan Demme's Something Wild and subsequently opted for leading man roles in Dominic and Eugene and the Oscar-nominated, Field of Dreams.

Perhaps the film that brought Liotta his most widespread acclaim was his portrayal of Henry Hill in Martin Scorsese's Goodfellas...starring opposite Robert Deniro and Joe Pesci.

He has delivered memorable comedic performances in the recent, Observe and Report with Seth Rogen, Wild Hogs with Tim Allen and John Travolta, and Heartbreakers with Sigourney Weaver. He also has delivered powerful performances in great dramatic films including, Narc, Smokin' Aces, Copland, and Hannibal.

He recently completed shooting Date Night with Tina Fey and Steve Carell, The Details with Tobey Maguire and Laura Linney, and The Life and Times of Charlie St. Cloud with Zac Effron. He will next be seen in the Miguel Argeta directed film, Youth and Revolt with Michael Cera, and Crazy On the Outside with Tim Allen.

On Television, Liotta made a guest appearance on the drama ER which ignited the series ratings and was the most talked-about episode which earned him an Emmy award win. He received a Screen Actors Guild nomination for his portrayal of Frank Sinatra in HBO's The Rat Pack.

For his 2004 Broadway debut opposite Frank Langella in Stephen Belber's Match, Liotta received a Distinguished Performance honor at the 70th Annual Drama League Awards.

Liotta, a New Jersey native, began acting while a student at the University of Miami.

He now resides with his family in Los Angeles, California.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2010.
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Ray Liotta Facts

BirthdayDecember 18, 1955 (67)
BirthplaceNewark, New Jersey, USA
Height6' (1m83)  How tall is Ray Liotta compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Wild Hogs
Forever Mine
Field of Dreams
Local Color
The Place Beyond The Pines
Goodfellas 25th Anniversary ? Movie
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