Gangster film star Ray Liotta passes away. ‘Goodfellas’ and ‘Hannibal star Ray Liotta dies at 67’
Actor and producer Ray Liotta, who rose to fame after starring in Martin Scorsese’s gangster drama The Goodfellas, has died at the age of 67. Writes Deadline on Thursday, May 26.
It is reported that Liotta died in the Dominican Republic, where they are filming the film “Dangerous Waters” with her participation. Goodfellas and Hannibal Starr have died in their sleep. The details of what happened are still unknown.
Ray Liotta was born in Newark on December 18, 1954, and was raised on the threshold of an orphanage by his biological parents, raised in a foster family. After graduating from the acting department of the University of Miami, he began appearing in television series in 1978 and made his film debut in the 1981 film The Single Lady. He played his first significant role in Jonathan Demme’s The Wild Thing, for which the artist was nominated for a Golden Globe. In the late 1980s, Liotta also appeared in the hit film Field of Wonders, where he portrayed the ghost of baseball legend Barefoot Joe Jackson.
Liotta became an international star with the lead role in Martin Scorsese’s 1990 cult crime drama The Goodfellas, in which the actor played real-life gangster Henry Hill. Liotta’s accomplices in the film were Robert De Niro and Joe Pesci, and he himself, according to Deadline, was ideally suited to the role of the famous criminal who, together with his associates, managed to rob a Lufthansa plane, in which the large There was money and jewelry in abundance. At New York Airport in 1978. Goodfellas was nominated for six Oscars and earned a statuette for Joe Pesci.
In 1992, Ray Liotta was nominated for the MTV Awards in the Best Villain category for the thriller Assault. He starred throughout the decade and earned critical acclaim for his roles as a remorseless officer in the police and a gambling-obsessed cop in Phoenix.