Ray Liotta Net Worth And Complete Biography
Ray Liotta was an American actor and producer. He is well known for some of the amazing acting portrayals he led as Joe Jackson in Field of Dreams (1989) and Henry Hill in The Goodfellas (1990). Apartment from that he has won many awards and been nominated for a lot as well.
Ray Liotta received his first big breakthrough as Ray Sinclair in Jonathan Demme’s film, Something Wild (1986). He also bagged a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor nomination for that role. He then went on a acting spree and displayed his skills in Unlawful Entry (1992), No Escape (1994), Cop Land (1997) and Hannibal (2001).
Ray was also widely applauded for his work in television for ER. He received a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series (2004). Ray also channeled his inner Frank Sinatra in the television film The Rat Pack (1998). He also acted with Jennifer Lopez in a drama series entitled Shades Of Blue (2016-2018). What most of us will find interesting is that Ray Liotta also displayed a voice acting role in the infamous video game, GTA Vice City in 2002. He did the voiceover for Tommy Vercetti.
Ray Liotta also had a net worth of $14 million at the time of his death.
Did Ray Liotta Have A Family?
Ray was birthed in Newark, New Jersey and was abandoned upon his birth. He was subsequently sent to an orphanage. A township clerk Mary (Edgar) and businessman Alfred Liotta adopted him when he was just six months old. His adoptive parents were of Italian and Scottish ethnicity. However, Ray wasn’t the only child adopted by Mary and Alfred, he also had an adopted sister, Linda. Although Ray always knew that he was adopted.
In 2000, Ray hired a proclaimed detective to find out his biological parents. From there he found out that he had one biological sister, one biological half-brother and five biological half-sisters. He also discovered the fact that his biological mother was of Scottish descent.
Did Ray Liotta Go To College?
Ray Liotta did attend the University of Miami where he mostly practiced and studied acting. In 1978, he graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts. He sometimes also picked up gears and performed at any event held at the University of Miami.
Is Ray Liotta Full Italian?
Ray did grow up thinking he is of Italian descent but when he found out about his mother, he came to know he is Scottish by birth. He discovered his true heritage when he was around 40 years old.