Ray Liotta Bio
Raymond Allen Liotta, born Raymond Julian Vicimarli on 18 December 1954 in Newark, New Jersey, is an American actor, film producer, and voice actor. He is best known for his roles as Henry Hill in the film Goodfellas (1990); Shoeless Joe Jackson in film Field of Dreams (1989); and Ray Sinclair in the film Something Wild (1986).
Ray Liotta made his acting debut in 1980 with a small role in the television film Hardhat and Legs. From 1978 to 1981 he appeared on the soap opera Another World, but he quit the show to pursue a career in the film industry. He made his film debut in the cult classic The Lonely Lady in 1983.
In 1986 Ray Liotta landed his first major acting role in the action comedy film Something Wild. In addition to his work on television and film, he also provided the voices of Tommy Vercetti in the video game Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (2002), and Billy Handsome in the video game Call of Duty: Black Ops II (2013).
Ray Liotta Personal Details
- Born Name: Raymond Julian Vicimarli
- Age (in 2017): 63
- Date of Birth: December 18, 1954
- Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
- Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
- Occupation: Actor
- Net worth: 14 Million
- Official Website: –
- Official Twitter: @rayliotta
Ray Liotta Family Tree
- Wife name: Michelle Grace (Divorced)
- Daughter: Karsen Liotta
- Adoptive father name: Alfred Liotta
- Adoptive mother name: Mary Liotta
- Sister: Linda Liotta (Adopted)
Ray Liotta Relationship History
Below is the relationship and dating history for Ray Liotta with his past and current girlfriend details.
Ray Liotta dated:
- Vicky Dawson – Ray Liotta dated Vicky Dawson.
- Susan Keith – Ray Liotta dated American actress Susan Keith.
- Heidi Von Beltz (1981-1982) – Ray Liotta dated German writer Heidi Von Beltz.
- Michelle Johnson (1991) – Ray Liotta dated American actress Michelle Johnson.
- Sherrie Rose (1992) – Ray Liotta dated American actress Sherrie Rose.
- Michelle Grace (February 1997-2004) – Ray Liotta married American actress Michelle Grace on 15 February 1997 in Las Vegas, after they met at her former husband’s professional baseball game. They were married by an Elvis impersonator. They have one child together.
- Donna Puzio (2004) – Ray Liotta dated Donna Puzio.
- Jill Marie Jones (June 2006) – Ray Liotta dated American actress Jill Marie Jones.
- Catherine Hickland (2007-April 2011) – Ray Liotta dated American actress Catherine Hickland.
Ray Liotta Body Measurements, Weight Loss, Diet and Exercise Routine
Ray Liotta Body Measurements
- Height in Feet: 6′ 0″
- Height in Centimeters: 183 cm
- Weight in Pounds: 190 pounds
- Weight in Kilogram: 86 kg
Ray Liotta works out with a personal trainer, and they do a lot of massaging and stretching. Because of an old injury, he doesn’t do weightlifting. Instead, he combines circuit training with rope jumping. Since turning 60, he also had to stop running. He does, however, work out before scenes, and keeps weights in his trailer while using the coffee table as a bench.
Ray Liotta works out five days a week.
Ray Liotta Fun Facts
Ray Liotta Career Highlights & Awards
- 1986 – Boston Society of Film Critics Award: Best Supporting Actor (Something Wild) (Won)
- 1986 – Golden Globe Award: Best Supporting Actor-Motion Picture (Something Wild) (Nominated)
- 1986 – National Society of Film Critics Award: Best Supporting Actor (Something Wild) (Nominated)
- 1986 – New York Film Critics Circle Award: Best Supporting Actor (Something Wild) (Nominated)
- 1992 – MTV Movie Award: Best Villain (Unlawful Entry) (Nominated)
- 1998 – Screen Actors Guild Award: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie (The Rat Pack) (Nominated)
- 2002 – Independent Spirit Award: Best Supporting Male (Narc) (Nominated)
- 2002 – Phoenix Film Critics Society Award: Best Supporting Actor (Narc) (Nominated)
- 2002 – G-Phoria Award: Best Male Voice Performance (Grand Theft Auto: Vice City) (Won)
- 2002 – Spike Video Game Awards: Best Performance by a Human (Grand Theft Auto: Vice City) (won)
- 2004 – Primetime Emmy Award: Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series (ER) (Won)
- 2015 – Screen Actors Guild Award: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie (Texas Rising) (Nominated)
Ray Liotta Quotes
“It would be nice to do a movie where I didn’t have to choke the girl to get her.”
“I think that if you can achieve a balance, then you appease a lot of yourself and your career and what it takes to maintain in this business for a while.”
“I haven’t seen about half the movies I’ve done. You know, you’ve got to make a living, but some I don’t get a good vibe with.”