Ray Sharkey

Ray Sharkey
1952 - 1993
Ray Sharkey  American Actor

Ray Sharkey dating history


Ray Sharkey was previously married to Carole Graham (1988 - 1992) and Rebecca Wood.

Ray Sharkey was in a relationship with Elena Monica (1991).

Ray Sharkey had an encounter with Ornella Muti (1981).


American Actor Ray Sharkey was born Raymond Sharkey Jr. on 14th November, 1952 in Brooklyn, New York, USA and passed away on 11th Jun 1993 Brooklyn, New York, USA aged 40. He is most remembered for The 1980 American musical drama "The Idolmaker" for which he won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor.. His zodiac sign is Scorpio.

Ray Sharkey was in an on-screen matchup with Ornella Muti in Love & Money (1982).

Ray Sharkey is a member of the following lists: American film actors, Best Musical or Comedy Actor Golden Globe (film) winners and American television actors.


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Dating1 6 months, 3 days - -
Married2 4 years, 10 months 4 years, 9 months -
Encounter1 - - -
Total4 4 years, 10 months 2 years, 6 months 6 months, 3 days


First Name Ray
Last Name Sharkey
Full Name at Birth Raymond Sharkey Jr.
Age 40 (age at death) years
Birthday 14th November, 1952
Birthplace Brooklyn, New York, USA
Died 11th June, 1993
Place of Death Brooklyn, New York, USA
Cause of Death AIDS (-related complications)
Buried Saint Charles Cemetery
Height 5' 8" (173 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
University New York City Community College, Herbert Berghof Studio
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame The 1980 American musical drama "The Idolmaker" for which he won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor.
Year(s) Active 1974–1993, 1974–1992
Official Websites www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=6800118, www.nndb.com/people/286/000044154/, raysharkey.livejournal.com/

Raymond Sharkey Jr. (November 14, 1952 – June 11, 1993) was an American stage, film and television actor. His most notable film role was that of Vincent Vacarri in the 1980 film The Idolmaker for which he won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy. He is also known for his role as Sonny Steelgrave in the television series Wiseguy.

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Ray Sharkey40 ScorpioActor
Elena Monica-Actress
Carole Graham-
Rebecca Wood-Actress
Ornella Muti66 PiscesActress


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
Cecelia BonnieFemale198933 years oldCarole Graham


Cop & ½1993Vinnie FountainMovie
Round Trip to Heaven1992StonefaceMovie
Chrome Soldiers1992Gabe RicciTV Movie
In the Line of Duty: Street War1992Det. Victor TomasinoTV Movie
Caged Fear1991Warden HayesMovie
Riders in the Sky1991SpongeheadTV Show
The Man in the Family1991Sal BavassoTV Show
The Rain Killer1990CapraMovie
Good Cops, Bad Cops1990Capt. Gerry ClementeTV Movie
The Take1990DennisTV Movie
Scenes from the Class Struggle in Beverly Hills1989FrankMovie
Wired1989Angel VelasquezMovie
The Neon Empire1989Junior MolovTV Movie
The Revenge of Al Capone1989ScarfaceTV Movie
American Playwrights Theater: The One-Acts1989SilvaTV Show
Act of Piracy1988Jack WilcoxMovie
Jake and the Fatman1987Michael 'Mickey Daytona' DaSilvaTV Show
Wiseguy1987Sonny SteelgraveTV Show
P.I. Private Investigations1987RyanMovie
No Mercy1986Angles RyanMovie
Wise Guys1986MarcoMovie
Crime Story1986Breitel, U.S. Atty. Harry BreitelTV Show
Behind Enemy Lines1985Sgt. Max ZiermanTV Movie
The Equalizer1985Geoffery DrydenTV Show
The Ray Bradbury Theater1985The FatherTV Show
Body Rock1984Terrence MitchellMovie
Miami Vice1984Bobby ProfileTV Show
The Hitchhiker1983Eric ColemanTV Show
Rage1983TV Movie
Love & Money1982Byron LevinMovie
Regina Roma1982CarryMovie
Some Kind of Hero1982VinnieMovie
Faerie Tale Theatre1982Grand VizierTV Show
The Ordeal of Bill Carney1981Bill CarneyTV Movie
Heart Beat1980IraMovie
The Idolmaker1980Vincent VacarriMovie
Willie & Phil1980Phil D'AmicoMovie
Paradise Alley1978LegsMovie
Who'll Stop the Rain1978SmittyMovie
Hot Tomorrows1977LouisMovie
Stunts1977Paul SalernoMovie
Best Friends1976Lionel 'Big O' LapidusTV Movie
Barney Miller1975David Salas, Hold-Up ManTV Show
Bronk1975Officer Guarding HospitalTV Show
The Jeffersons1975Robert PhelpsTV Show
On the Rocks1975OpieTV Show
Speeding?1975Other College StudentShort Film
The Lord's of Flatbush1974Student, Wedding GuestMovie
Chopper One19742nd HoodTV Show
Kojak1973Det. Gallagher, GallagherTV Show
Police Story1973Pete SamperTV Show
The Streets of San Francisco1972Benny LesterTV Show
All in the Family1971Man At ClinicTV Show
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Tracker748Tracker748Aug 11, 2018

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Ano7NiemMay 16, 2013

People state that he slept with Edy Williams after meeting each other in the movie Hellhole in 1985.

Ano7NiemMay 16, 2013

Ray Sharkey dated more women than listed. He infected at least 100 women and I would like for those women to come forward!

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