Ray Liotta, the Goodfellas actor, has died at the age of 67. The father of Karsen Liotta, his only child daughter with ex-wife Michelle Grace and fiancee of Jacy Nittolo passed away on Thursday May 26, 2022. The film industry has witnessed another death and lost one of its gems. Per source, Ray died in his sleep, and no immediate cause of death was revealed. He was in the Dominican Republic to shoot for his upcoming film Dangerous Waters.
Ray also starred in Something Wild as Ray Sinclair. He was nominated for a Golden Globe. His other roles included in ventures like Unlawful Entry, Cop Land, Hannibal, Blow, and John Q. His full name was Raymond Allen Liotta, and was born on December 18, 1954 and brought up in Newark, New Jersey.
Raymond was an orphan and was neglected at an orphanage before being adopted at the age of 6 months by clerk Mary and auto parts shop owner Alfred Liotta. Alfred was the son of Italian immigrants, and was a personnel director and president of a local Democratic Party club.
What disease does Ray Liotta have?
Allegedly, there are rumors that Goodfellas star Ray Liotta succumbed to a cardiac arrest the night they were filming. It advanced into a heart attack that got him killed. It all happened before he could have reached the intensive care unit (ICU). There are some rumors stating the actor suffered from cancer.
Ray’s autopsy report would be available within a week. Then, we would be able to know his exact reason / cause of death of Ray Liotta. It would unravel the mystery behind his untimely demise.
He rose to fame with his roles in Goodfellas (Henry Hill), the Sopranos prequel The Many Saints of Newark, and others. In the latter one, he played two characters. He also appeared in the Noah Baumbach film Marriage Story.
Raymond also lent his voice for Grand Theft Auto: Vice City in which he had voiced the character of Tommy Vercetti. So, video game lovers may probably recognize him.