Ray Liotta

Ray Liotta, an actor renowned for his star roles in the movies Good fellas and Field of Dreams died in his sleep on May 26th, 2022 in Dominican Republic where he was filming a new movie project, Dangerous wars.

Born Raymond Allen Liotta in Newark, New Jersey, on December 18, 1954, he was adopted at six months of age by Mary and Alfred Liotta of Italian descent. He attended Union High School and received a Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts from the University of Miami. He made his film debut with the movie, The Lonely Lady in 1983. He then went on to garner a number of awards and worldwide acclaim for his movies.

His first major acting role was in Something Wild in 1986 earned him his first Golden Globe nomination, for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture. In 1990, Liotta played a role in the Academy Award winning film Goodfellas. In 2001, he played the role of Detective Lieutenant Oak in the film, Narc, directed by Joe Carnahan which also earned him the Independent Spirit Award and a Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards nomination for Best Supporting Male. He also played a role in the film Hannibal in 2001. He was cast in a thriller film Cocaine Bears due to be released in 2023.

He is survived by his fiancée Jacy Nittolo and his daughter Karsen from a previous marriage with Mark Grace. May his soul Rest In Peace.



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