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Legendary ‘Goodfellas’ actor Ray Liotta dies aged 67

Legendary 'Goodfellas' actor Ray Liotta dies aged 67

Legendary actor Ray Liotta has died aged 67.

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

Best known for his role in the Martin Scorcese classic, “Goodfellas,” Liotta has starred in numerous 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 began acting in 1978 and played several 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 achieving worldwide fame in 1990 as Henry Hill in “Goodfellas”.

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

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

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