Which actor played "Shoeless Joe" Jackson (Joseph Jefferson Jackson) in the film "Field of Dreams"?
Shoeless Joe Jackson in the 1989 film "Field of Dreams" was played by the actor Ray Liotta. Raymond Allen Liotta (Ray Liotta), an American, was born in December 1954. He is now working as an actor and producer. Besides playing Shoeless Joe Jackson in "Field of Dreams", he is best known for playing Henry Hill in "Goodfellas" (1990) and voicing Tommy Vercetti in the video game "Grand Theft Auto: Vice City" (2002).
Some of his other film roles include Ray Sinclair in "Something Wild" (1986), for which he received a Golden Globe nomination, as well as Officer Pete Davis in "Unlawful Entry" (1992), Officer Gary Figgis in "Cop Land" (1997), Paul Krendler in "Hannibal" (2001), Fred Jung in "Blow" (2001), Chief Gus Monroe in "John Q" (2002), Samuel Rhodes in "Identity" (2003), Detective Harrison in "Observe and Report" (2009), Markie Trattman in "Killing Them Softly" (2012), Peter Deluca in "The Place Beyond the Pines" (2012), Jay Marotta in "Marriage Story" (2019), and Frank Capelli in "No Sudden Move" (2021). Liotta also starred in the role of Lieutenant Matt Wozniak in the TV drama series "Shades of Blue" (2016–2018).
During his professional career, Liotta has been able to maintain a steady stream of work; he is normally able to complete multiple projects during a one or two year period of time.