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Ray Sharkey

Ray Sharkey Fast Facts
Birthday ***, 1952
Place of Birth New York
Death day June 11, 1993 (40 years old)
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
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Raymond Sharkey, Jr is an American actor in theater, film and television. His most notable film role was his role as Vincent Vacarri in the 1980 film The Idolmaker, in which he won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Musical or Comedy. He is also known for his role as Sonny Steelgrave in the Wiseguy television series.

Born Raymond Sharkey, Jr, Nov 14, 1952, Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Died Jun 11, 1993, Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Cause of death Complications from AIDS
Resting place Saint Charles Cemetery
Nationality American
Alma mater New York City Community College, HB Studio
Occupation Actor
Years active 1974–1993
Children 1
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About Ray Sharkey

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.

Ray Sharkey before fame

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

Achievement of Ray Sharkey

He played Sonny Steelgrave in the TV series Wiseguy.

Ray Sharkey family life

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

Associations of Ray Sharkey

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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Latest information about Ray Sharkey updated on June 14 2021.