Legendary ‘Goodfellas’ actor Ray Liotta dies aged 67

Legendary actor Ray Liotta has died aged 67.

He died in his sleep in the Dominican Republic while filming “Dangerous Waters”, according to his publicist.

Best known for his role in Martin Scorcese’s classic ‘Goodfellas’, Liotta has starred in countless films over the years including ‘Field of Dreams’, ‘Blow’, ‘Revolver’, ‘Smokin’ Aces’ , “Hannibal”, “The Place Beyond the Pines”, “Marriage Story”, “Cop Land”, and “The Many Saints of Newark”.

The Newark, New Jersey native started acting in 1978 taking various roles on soap operas before landing a starring role in ‘Something Wild’ which earned him a Golden Globe nomination in 1987. He starred as Shoeless Joe Jackson in ‘Field of Dreams’ in 1989 before earning worldwide acclaim as Henry Hill in ‘Goodfellas’ in 1990.

He also won a Primetime Emmy in 2005 as Outstanding Guest Actor in “ER” and voiced the title character in “Grand Theft Auto: Vice City.”

Liotta leaves behind his daughter, Karsen, and his fiancée Jacy Nittolo.

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