Ray Sharkey’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

November 14, 1952

Death Date

Jun 11, 1993

Age of Death

40 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Brooklyn, New York, United States


Movie Actor

The movie actor Ray Sharkey died at the age of 40. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

He won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy for his performance in the 1980 film The Idolmaker. He also appeared in Dog Soldiers, Body Rock, and Scenes from the Class Struggle in Beverly Hills. 

He made his film debut in 1974’s The Lords of Flatbush.

He played Sonny Steelgrave in the TV series Wiseguy.

He was raised by his mother, Cecilia, after his father abandoned her and five-year-old Ray.

He was inspired to pursue acting after seeing Jack Lemmon’s performance in the 1962 film Days of Wine and Roses.