Knowledge Identifier: +Ray_Liotta
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1954.
Countries: United States (82%), Canada (5%), (5%)
Linked to: Democratic Party, American Film Institute, Union High School, CBS
Liotta graduated from the University of Miami, where he received a degree in Fine Arts in 1978 and studied acting with Robert "Buckets" Lowery with fellow actor Stephen Bauer
He infamously made his film debut in a sexual assault scene with Pia Zadora and a garden hose in the 1983 cult classic "The Lonely Lady"
Liotta played the father of drug dealer George Jung in the 2001 Johnny Depp film "Blow" and, in the following year, appeared as Det. Lt. Henry Oak in the Joe Carnahan-directed film "Narc", a role that led to an Independent Spirit award nomination and a Phoenix Film Critics Society awards nomination for Best Supporting Male
John Leonard Orr - Most notably, a film entitled "Point of Origin" starring Ray Liotta as John Orr was released by the HBO network in the year 2002
Jolene Blalock - Toronto International Film Festival - Blalock appeared in the film "Slow Burn" with LL Cool J and Ray Liotta which was shot in 2003 between seasons of "Enterprise", unveiled at the Toronto International Film Festival in September 2005 and finally saw limited theatrical release in 2007
In 2005, he narrated "Inside the Mafia" for the National Geographic Channel
Ryan Reynolds - He played an FBI agent alongside Ray Liotta in the 2006 crime action film "Smokin' Aces"
Henry Hill - In the fall of 2006, Hill appeared in a photo shoot along with Ray Liotta for "Entertainment Weekly"
Liotta played Detective Harrison in the 2009 Jody Hill comedy "Observe and Report" as Seth Rogen's nemesis from the local police
Liotta will star in the Western miniseries "Texas Rising" for The History Channel in 2015
Since 2016 Liotta stars opposite Jennifer Lopez in Shades of Blue
Rose Leslie - In 2016, she will portray the character of Athena in "Sticky Notes" with "Goodfellas"'s Ray Liotta