Gone too quickly Celebrities include Lorraine Bracco, Kristin ChernowethAnd Devon SawaWe mourned Ray Liotta’s passing at the age of67.
The GoodfellasStar died in his sleep while filming in Dominican Republic. Dangerous Waters, Liotta’s rep confirmed to NBC on Thursday, May 26.
Liotta’s former Goodfellas costar Bracco, 67, paid tribute to her late friend via Twitter, which reveals why it was so exciting to work on the 1990s film.
“I can be anywhere in the world & people will come up & tell me their favorite movie is Goodfellas,” the Rizzoli & IslesAlum tweets on Thursday. “Then they always ask what was the best part of making that movie. My response has always been the same … Ray Liotta.”
Chenoweth, who was close to Liotta at the beginning of his career, also honored the actor via social media. “I adored you,” the 53-year-old Broadway star tweeted. “I love knowing you all those years ago. 😢.”
Sawa, for his parts, expressed sadness over the loss of an acting legend. “This one stung more than usual,” the Casper star, 43, tweeted, noting that Liotta’s “Goodfellas Linked with Aliens as my favorite film(s) ever made.”
Liotta broke into Hollywood in 1980 and quickly received a Golden Globe nomination for the role of Ray Sinclair in 1986’s Something Wild. Four years later, he landed the role of Henry Hill in 1990’s GoodfellasHis career took off.
The seasoned actor’s other film hits include Field of Dreams, Hannibal, Heartbreakers Smokin’ Aces. Liotta was even more famous when he starred alongside Jennifer LopezOn Shades of BlueFrom 2016 to 2018.
The Emmy winner’s most recent acting credits include The Many Saints of Neward, Story of a Marriage, No Sudden Move and the 2022’s TV show Black Bird. Liotta recently completed filming Cocaine Bear, which was directed Elizabeth BanksAnd he was set to star alongside Demi MooreAnd Margaret QualleyIn the upcoming film The SubstanceBefore his death.
Karsen, his 23-year old daughter, survives the New Jersey native. Karsen shares his life with ex-wife. Michelle Grace. He was engaged Jacy Nittolo.
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