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Ray Sharkey

  • Birth 14 Nov 1952 Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
  • Death 11 Jun 1993 Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
  • Burial East Farmingdale, Suffolk County, New York, USA
  • Plot Section 25, Row V, Grave 87
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  • Memorial ID 6800118

Actor. Lead and character player who began his career on television in the 1970s and achieved his movie breakthrough in 1982's "The Idolmaker", which was Taylor Hackford's stinging look at exploitation in the music business. He appeared in several Paul Mazursky films, notably as "Phil D'Amico" in "Willie and Phil" (1980). He excelled in tough, urban roles and is known for his role as mob boss "Sonny Steelgrave" in the popular TV series "Wiseguy."


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Frank
  • Added: 24 Sep 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6800118
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ray Sharkey (14 Nov 1952–11 Jun 1993), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6800118, citing Saint Charles Cemetery, East Farmingdale, Suffolk County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .