Actor Ray Liotta, best known for his roles in “Field of Dreams” and “Goodfellas,” has died at age 67.
What they’re saying: Liotta’s publicist, Jennifer Allen, told CNN, “Ray was working on a project in the Dominican Republic called ‘Dangerous Waters’ when he passed. He passed in his sleep.”
- Martin Scorcese, director of “Goodfellas,” spoke about Liotta’s passing, saying, “I’m absolutely shocked and devastated by the sudden, unexpected death of Ray Liotta,” per NBC News.
- Liotta’s “Shades of Blue” co-star, Jennifer Lopez, spoke of his character on Instagram yesterday, saying, “Ray was the epitome of a tough guy who was all mushy on the inside,” per CNN.
Details: According to People magazine, no foul play is suspected in his death, and Liotta’s fiancée, Jacy Nittolo, was by his side when he passed.
- Liotta’s most recent TV and film roles include “The Many Saints of Newark,” “No Sudden Move” and “Hubie Halloween.”
- Liotta was nominated for multiple awards during his career and won an Emmy in 2005 for a guest role on “ER,” Deadline reports.
- Liottia is survived by his fiancée, Nittolo, and his 23-year-old daughter Karsen, whose mother is his ex-wife, Michelle Grace, per People.