and his role as Shoeless Joe Jackson
in Field of Dreams
. He has won an Emmy Award
and been nominated for a Golden Globe Award
He was born in Newark, New Jersey
, and was adopted at the age of six months by Mary Liotta, an appointed township clerk, and Alfred Liotta, an auto parts store owner, personnel director, and the president of a local Democratic
It would be nice to do a movie where I didn't have to choke the girl to get her.
I only did it to get my foot in the door and because you never know what can happen.
Bad guys stand out in people's minds. If you think about De Niro or Pacino, you're not going to say Stanley and Iris, you are not going to say Author! Author! Even with Brando, you are going to say The Godfather or Street Car. It is the edgier characters that are remembered. That's my rationalization.
What I really am is a homebody. I was a homebody even before I had a family. My days are filled with home stuff.
It's the oily skin. It gives you zits when you are a teenager, but then it doesn't wrinkle as you get older.
People have all these preconceptions about me. Whereas if you look at the roles, Henry Hill was the nicest guy in Goodfellas! I was a nice guy too in the comedy Heartbreakers. And I was a really sweet father to Johnny Depp in Blow! Category:Actors|Liotta, Ray