Birthplace: Union, New Jersey
Liotta started his acting career in soap operas and then moved into film, playing opposite Melanie Griffith in Something Wild (1986) and winning critical attention as Shoeless Joe Jackson in Field of Dreams (1989). He turned in an especially strong performance in Martin Scorsese's Goodfellas (1990). Other work includes Corrina, Corrina (1994), Unforgettable (1995), his portrayal of Frank Sinatra in the TV movie The Rat Pack (1998), Forever Mine (1999), Hannibal (2001) and Blow (2001).
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