American actor Ray Liotta dead at 67


 

American actor and producer, Ray Liotta, is dead.

The movie star died in his sleep in the Dominican Republic at the age of 67.

Publicist Jennifer Allen said he had been on location shooting a new film Dangerous Waters.

The deceased got a big break with his role as an ex-convict Ray Sinclair in 1986 comedy Something Wild.

Liotta gained prominence for playing Shoeless Joe Jackson in Field of Dreams (1989).

Another movie he’s best known for is Martin Scorsese’s Goodfellas (1990); he played mobster Henry Hill.

Liotta was also Tommy Vercetti in the video game Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (2002).

He won an Emmy for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series (ER) in 2005, among other awards.

Born in Newark, New Jersey, Liotta was engaged to Jacy Nittolo at the time of death.

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