Ray Liotta Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

12th February 2016

Quote: "Me and Ray were doing a scene in the garage where Ray yells out, 'There's a rat! There's a rat!' And Ray looks at me and I forget my line. His stare is so intense that... you forget that you're acting." Actor Hampton Fluker reveals his Shades of Blue co-star Ray Liotta is an intimidating presence on set.

12th January 2016

Quote: "She's great. She's really really good in this; it's gonna surprise a lot of people. I didn't really know much about her before." Movie veteran Ray Liotta is a big fan of his Shades of Blue co-star Jennifer Lopez.

7th January 2016

Quote: "Unless she calls me Ray.Lo I will not call her J.Lo... I've done two other movies... with Busta Rhymes and LL Cool J, and I'm just not gonna call them by those nicknames. I just won't do it." Ray Liotta refuses to call co-stars by their nicknames. The movie veteran is currently working with Jennifer Lopez on TV drama Shades of Blue.

7th January 2016

Quote: "I got some managers and they thought that Liotta was too ethnic, too Italian..., so I changed my name to Ray Lee... When they started asking for egg rolls, I kinda cut that right out..." Ray Liotta had to change his name briefly when he started out as an actor.

25th May 2015

Quote: "The horses were a challenge. They just weren't used to swords and the rifles and the noise, so that really was a challenge." Actor Ray Liotta did not enjoy working with the mammals on new historical miniseries, TEXAS RISING.

22nd May 2015

Quote: "It was great seeing everybody; Bob (Robert De Niro) was there... Lorraine (Bracco). (Joe) Pesci didn't make it though. He sent a letter and then Bob read it. Basically it said, 'Sorry I can't f**king be there, but the f**king f**ks, f**k, f**k, f**k... what the f**k...' He's a funny guy." Ray Liotta turned the air blue during an appearance on U.S. show Jimmy Kimmel Live! as he recalled Goodfellas co-star Joe Pesci's absence letter, which was read out at their recent 25th anniversary get together at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York.

14th May 2015

Fact: Ray Liotta and former THE SOPRANOS star Drea de Matteo have reportedly joined Jennifer Lopez in new TV drama SHADES OF BLUE. The new show revolves around Lopez's single mum cop character, Harlee MCCord, who is recruited to work undercover for the FBI's anti-corruption task force.

27th April 2015

Fact: The cast of mobster classic GOODFELLAS reunited at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York on Saturday (25Apr15) to mark the film's 25th anniversary. Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Paul Sorvino, Lorraine Bracco, and Debi Mazar attended a screening and panel discussion with U.S. talk show host Jon Stewart. Director Martin Scorsese recorded a video message and Joe Pesci wrote an email to be read out in his absence.

20th September 2014

Quote: "He thought I was really coming at him. (He) threw me... I hit the wall and I split my lip. I had to stop (and) go get stitched up." Movie tough guy Ray Liotta recalls clashing with his Goodfellas co-star Chuck Low, who played Morrie Kessler in the 1990 gangster classic.

8th September 2014

Fact: Goodfellas stars Ray Liotta and Paul Sorvino enjoyed a surprise reunion last week (ends05Sep14) when they both attended a New York premiere afterparty for Liotta's new film The Identical. The old pals were spotted catching up in a shared corner booth of White Street restaurant, as fellow guests Stephen Baldwin, Marisa Tomei and Seth Green mingled, reports the New York Post.

16th April 2007

Quote: "I was the leader of a gang that got really mad at Spongebob because he was blowing bubbles... I took my daughter there and she met the voice of Spongebob." GOOD FELLAS star Ray Liotta has realised one of his oddest dreams - to play a character on cult cartoon series Spongebob Squarepants.

26th September 2006

Quote: "It was great - I had 100 people under me, it was quiet." Ray Liotta jokes about his job working at Hollywood Park cemetery before he made it big as an actor.

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