Actor Ray Liotta has passed away at the age of 67 in the Dominican Republic, where he was shooting the movie “Dangerous Waters“. According to Deadline, Liotta died in his sleep, although his cause of death has not yet been released.
Liotta’s first major role was as Melanie Griffith‘s psychopathic ex-husband in “Something Wild“. Thanks to this role, he was nominated for a Golden Globe for best supporting actor. In 1989, he again drew the attention of the public and critics thanks to his performance in “Field of Dreams“.
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Liotta’s most notable roles include his characters in “Cop Land” (1997), “Hannibal” (2001) and “Blow” (2001). Likewise, we could see him in Also in “Narc” (2002), and in “Smokin’ Aces” (2006). It is also worth noting his work in an episode of the series “ER“, which led him to win an Emmy for best guest star.
RIP Ray Liotta (1954-2022). pic.twitter.com/ALlMy2Saal
— Museum of the Moving Image (@MovingImageNYC) May 26, 2022
In addition to being an actor, he was also a producer, and a prolific voice actor with the videogame “Grand Theft Auto: Vice City” (2002). Liotta leaves a long list of titles pending release, among which “Cocaine Bear” and the Apple TV + series “Black Bird” stand out.
On the other hand Ray Liotta, who was discreet in his private life, leaves behind a daughter, Karsen Liotta, from his marriage to actress Michelle Grace. The actor planned to marry shortly with his current partner, Jacy Nittolo.