Ray Liotta, the Hollywood legend from Goodfellas and many more, has passed away. Deadline broke the tragic news that Liotta died in his sleep while shooting a film in the Dominican Republic. He was 67.
Ray Liotta was born in Newark, New Jersey, in 1954. His acting career began in the 1970s and his breakout movie was Something Wild. Soon after, Liotta gave career-defining performances in the films Goodfellas and Field of Dreams.
Liotta collected over 100 credits in film and TV. Some of his other notable movies include Hannibal, Cop Land, Blow, and Killing Them Softly. On TV, he appeared on Our Family Honor, Shades of Blue and, recently, Hanna.
In 2004, Ray Liotta won a Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Guest Actor, for an episode of ER. He was also a Golden Globe nominee for Something Wild.
The star was married once, to Michelle Grace, from 1997 to 2004. He was currently engaged to Jacy Nittolo.
It’s sad to hear of Liotta’s passing. He was shooting the film Dangerous Waters in the Dominican Republic, where he passed on May 26, as confirmed by TMZ.