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Ray Sharkey
Birth: Nov. 14, 1952
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA
Death: Jun. 11, 1993
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA

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." 
Saint Charles Cemetery
East Farmingdale
Suffolk County
New York, USA
Plot: Section 25, Row V, Grave 87
GPS (lat/lon): 40.73514, -73.41155
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Originally Created by: Frank
Record added: Sep 24, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6800118
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Thinking of you. Loved you since Idolmaker. Rest in peace.
- Boogie
 Added: Aug. 18, 2017

- Cindy
 Added: Jun. 11, 2017
You passed away on this day at the age of 40 years old. More than some 20 years have passed. I hope young men research you & find out the circumstance's of your death. Today you would be like Magic Johnson..alive. May god rest your soul & others forgive y...(Read more)
- gigigisele
 Added: Jun. 11, 2017
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