Ray Liotta, the Hollywood actor famous for his role in the movie ‘Goodfellas,’ is dead. He was 67.
According to Deadline, the US film star and producer passed away in his sleep while in the Dominican Republic.
It is understood that he was in the Caribbean country to shoot the film ‘Dangerous Waters’.
Details on the precise circumstances surrounding his death are still sketchy.
Liotta is survived by Karsen, his daughter.
He was engaged to be married to Jacy Nittolo, his partner.
Liotta was born in Newark, New Jersey, on December 18, 1954, and abandoned at an orphanage.
He was adopted at the age of six months by township clerk Mary and auto-parts store owner Alfred Liotta.
The Hollywood star was also known for playing Shoeless Joe Jackson in ‘Field of Dreams’ (1989).
He played Henry Hill in ‘Goodfellas’ (1990) and Tommy Vercetti in the video game ‘Grand Theft Auto: Vice City’ (2002).
His other roles included Ray Sinclair in ‘Something Wild’ (1986), for which he received a Golden Globe nomination, ‘Unlawful Entry’ (1992), ‘Cop Land’ (1997), ‘Hannibal’ (2001), and ‘Blow’ (2001).
Also included are ‘John Q’ (2002), ‘Identity’ (2003), ‘Observe and Report’ (2009), ‘Killing Them Softly’ (2012), ‘The Place Beyond the Pines’ (2012), and ‘Marriage Story (2019), and the drama series ‘Shades of Blue’ (2016–2018).
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