News broke on Thursday that legendary actor Ray Liotta has reportedly died in his sleep at the age of 67.
The Goodfellas star died in the Dominican Republic while filming Dangerous Waters.
Celebrities and fans alike paid tribute to the ‘Many Saints of Newark’ actor on social media on May 26.
“I am deeply shocked to hear this terrible news about my Ray.” wrote his Goodfellas colleague Lorraine Bracco. “I can be anywhere in the world and people will come and tell me their favorite movie is Goodfellas. Then they always ask what was the best thing about making that film. My answer was always the same… Ray Liotta.”
Alessandro Nivola, who starred alongside Field of Dreams actor Liotta in the 2021 Sopranos prequel film The Many Saints of Newark. called him “dangerous, unpredictable, hilarious” in a tweet.
“R.I.P. Ray Liotta. I feel so fortunate to have faced off against this legend in one of his most recent roles,” he wrote. “The scenes we did together were among the absolute highlights of my acting career. He was dangerous, unpredictable, hilarious and generous with his praise for other actors. Too early.”
“I’m really sad to hear that Ray Liotta has passed away. He was a friend at the time and it’s very sad. We laughed a lot, rest in peace my friend,” Rosanna Arquette wrotewhile 90210 star Trevor Donovan added, “RIP to the legend Ray Liotta. It was an honor to work with him for 6 months to shoot Texas Rising in Mexico. He was one of the good guys. Condolences to his family.”
“Halloween” legend weighed in that his acting work “revealed his complexity as a human being. A gentleman. So sad to hear…”
Emmy winner Jeffrey Wright wrote that he “had only met the guy for the first time last year. Great actor. Glad I could tell him that. REST IN PEACE.”
Princess Bride star Cary Elwes wrote“Very sad to hear the news of the passing of this morning #RayLiotta. An exceptional talent whose remarkable performances have left an indelible mark on the silver screen. Our deepest condolences to his family. RIP beam.”
Journalist Piers Morgan tweeted, “RIP Ray Liotta, 67. Brilliant actor, loved him in Goodfellas. Sad news.”
Fans also expressed their sadness at the death of the New Jersey native. Write: “I’m so sad about Ray Liotta. His performance in Goodfellas is so underrated and I was so ready for a well deserved renaissance for him.”
https://nypost.com/2022/05/26/stars-fans-react-to-ray-liottas-death-at-67-an-honor-to-work-with-him/ Stars and fans react to Ray Liotta’s death at 67: “I am deeply shocked”