TV - Movies
The
Devastating
Death Of
Ray Liotta
By NIKKI MUNOZ

THIS ARTICLE THAT INVOLVES AN ONGOING NEWS STORY WAS WRITTEN ON MAY 26, 2022. THE FACTS OF THE STORY ARE ACCURATE AS OF THAT DATE.

Ray Liotta, the actor best known for his role in Martin Scorsese's "Goodfellas," has died at the age of 67. Liotta reportedly died in his sleep in the Dominican Republic, where he was filming the thriller "Dangerous Waters,” further details of his death, including the cause, are currently unknown.
Liotta began acting in 1978 on the soap opera "Another World," as well as other films and television shows, before landing his breakout role in 1990's "Goodfellas." His other notable films include "Hannibal," "Identity," "The Many Saints of Newark," and the TV series "Shades of Blue." Though he was shockingly never an awards darling, Liotta did earn a Golden Globe nomination for his role in "Something Wild."
Liotta also had quite a few upcoming projects, including the Apple+ series "Black Bird," which will premiere in July of this year. In addition to “Dangerous Waters,” his other now-posthumous projects include "El Tonto," "Cocaine Bear," "The Substance" and "April 29, 1992." Liotta is survived by his daughter, Karsen, and his fiancė Jacy Nittolo.