Ten Celebrities You Didn’t Know Were Adopted

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Ray Liotta

Born in Newark, New Jersey, Ray Liotta was adopted when he was six months old by his adoptive Mother, May Liotta, a township clerk, and Alfred Liotta, who had a few different jobs, including owning his own auto parts store, being a personnel director, and leading the way of a local Democratic club as its president. Both May and Alfred ran for local office during Ray’s childhood, but neither won the positions that they were running for. Ray Liotta never found out who his birth father was, but he did get information about his biological family from his birth mother. For example, Liotta discovered that his father was of Scottish decent, which is one of the few things he found out about him.

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Chris is a graduate of Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia, where he majored in English and FIlm. He has been writing for TVOvermind and Uncoached for two years and has written about numerous different television shows and pop culture topics. Contact him through Twitter (@ckinger13).
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