Ray Sharkey

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Birthday
14, 1952
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Jun 11, 1993 (40)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
14, 1952
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Jun 11, 1993 (40)

About

He won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy for his performance in the 1980 film, The Idolmaker. He also appeared in Dog Soldiers, Body Rock, and Scenes from the Class Struggle in Beverly Hills.

Before Fame

He made his film debut in 1974's The Lords of Flatbush.

Trivia

He played Sonny Steelgrave in the TV series Wiseguy.

Family Life

He was raised by his mother, Cecilia, after his father abandoned her and five-year-old Ray.

Associated With

He was inspired to pursue acting after seeing Jack Lemmon's performance in the 1962 film, Days of Wine and Roses.

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