17 Celebrities Who Started on Soap Operas


Ray Liotta

The tough guy who later played a succession of gangsters, Liotta launched his career as lovable hero Joey Perrini on Another World from 1978 to 1981. A few years after Liotta's love-struck character left the soap, Robert De Niro suggested him for Martin Scorsese's disturbing film GoodFellas as mobster kingpin Henry Hill.