Ray Liotta: Frank Sinatra’s daughters once sent me a horse head

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Ray Liotta Ray Liotta played Frank Sinatra successful the 1998 play "Rat Pack." Getty Images

Looks similar Ray Liotta seemed similar a existent horse’s a-s.

Liotta, 66, revealed Frank Sinatra’s daughters Nancy and Tina mailed him a horse’s caput aft helium played their begetter successful the 1998 HBO movie “The Rat Pack.”

The “Goodfellas” histrion explained successful a caller occurrence of “Jay Leno’s Garage” that Nancy, 81, and Tina, 73, were successful the midst of creating their ain TV miniseries astir their celebrated instrumentalist begetter astatine the aforesaid clip Liotta was making “Rat Pack.” The sisters decided to nonstop a equine caput arsenic an homage to the iconic country successful “The Godfather” that serves arsenic a savage informing — oregon arsenic Liotta enactment it, “you’re toast.”

“The daughters, they wanted maine to bash a miniseries erstwhile they were doing a miniseries astir it and I conscionable felt excessively uncomfortable,” helium said connected the show.

Liotta continued, “We were doing the movie and I got delivered a horse’s head… Obviously, it wasn’t a existent one, but it was a horse’s head. And, you know, a horse’s caput means you’re toast.”

Nancy Sinatra is present  81.Nancy Sinatra is present 81.Getty Images

“It turned retired that his daughters sent it and said, ‘Oh, you could bash this one, but you couldn’t bash the 1 that we wanted you to?’” helium added.

Nancy and Tina’s miniseries ne'er made it to accumulation and they opted to absorption connected releasing the documentary, “Sinatra: All oregon Nothing astatine All.”

“Rat Pack” scored 3 Emmy Awards and Don Cheadle won a Golden Globe for his relation arsenic radical subordinate Sammy Davis Jr.

Tina Sinatra is 73.Tina Sinatra is 73.FilmMagic

Joe Mantegna starred arsenic Dean Martin, portion Angus Macfadyen portrayed Peter Lawford, the different 2 members of the infamous Rat Pack.

Liotta was past seen successful the “Sopranos” prequel “The Many Saints of Newark” arsenic mob kingpin Aldo “Hollywood Dick” Moltisanti. He told The Post past period he’s thing similar the wiseguy quality helium plays connected film.

Frank SinatraSinatra’s daughters Nancy and Tina were successful the process of making their bid astir their celebrated dada erstwhile Liotta starred successful the HBO film.Redferns

“I don’t spell astir beating radical up,” helium said. “I’ve ne'er been successful a fight. I debar it astatine each costs.”

Liotta besides didn’t truly ticker the iconic HBO series. “I had seen bits and pieces of it erstwhile it archetypal came out,” helium said. “But astatine that clip successful my beingness … you’re retired doing things. And past I was conscionable like, ‘I don’t cognize if I wanna ticker it.’ ”

He continued, “[The series] didn’t pass my decisions whatsoever of what to do. It was each successful the script. Because I didn’t ticker the series, I didn’t consciousness similar I truly missed a batch of the worldly due to the fact that I didn’t cognize what they were talking about. This movie stands alone.”