Reports surfaced on Thursday (May 26) that Ray Liotta had died at the age of 67.
While the actor had a long and prolific film career, it is so Goodfellaswhich was released in cinemas in 1990 and which Liotta will fondly remember.
Liotta played American gangster Henry Hill in Martin Scorsese’s gangster film, widely considered one of the greatest films of all time.
Back in 2021, Liotta was asked why he never appeared in another Scorsese film after that Goodfellasgiven the director’s reputation for recycling his stars.
“I don’t know, you would have to ask him,” Liotta said The guard back then.
“But I would like to.”
While Liotta never worked with Scorsese again, he did appear in many other films in the crime genre, including 2013 kill her gently and the 2021 sopranos precursor The Many Saints of Newarkfor which he played two roles.
Liotta died in her sleep while filming a new movie in the Dominican Republic.
The actor is survived by his daughter Karsen. Before his death, he was engaged to Jacy Nittolo.
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