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Who was Ray Liotta?

Raymond Allen Liotta (December 18, 1954 – May 26, 2022) was an American actor and producer. He was best known for playing Shoeless Joe Jackson in Field of Dreams (1989), Henry Hill in Goodfellas (1990), and Tommy Vercetti in the video game Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (2002).

Ray Liotta Dies: ‘Goodfellas’ Star & ‘Field Of Dreams’ Actor Was 67

Ray Liotta Dies: ‘Goodfellas’ Star & ‘Field Of Dreams’ Actor Was 67

Ray Liotta, the terrific actor whose career breakout came in the 1990 Martin Scorsese crime classic Goodfellas after co-starring in Field of Dreams, has died. He was 67.

Deadline hears he died in his sleep in the Dominican Republic, where he was shooting the film Dangerous Waters. We will have more details when they become available.

Liotta leaves behind a daughter, Karsen. He was engaged to be married to Jacy Nittolo.

Liotta was on a big resurgence. Recent turns included The Many Saints of Newark, Marriage Story — for which he shared a 2020 Indie Spirit Award for its ensemble — and No Sudden Move.

 He finished the Elizabeth Banks-directed Cocaine Bear and was due to star in the Working Title film The Substance opposite Demi Moore and Margaret Qualley.

Ray Liotta Biography, Wiki

Ray Liotta was born on December 18, 1954, in NewarkNew Jersey. Mary and Alfred Liotta adopted him when he was six months old. Alfred was a personnel director, owned an auto-parts store, and was the president of a local Democratic club while Mary was an appointed township clerk.

He also had an adopted sister Linda Liotta. He was raised as a Roman Catholic and grew up in Union, New Jersey. Ray Liotta attended Union High School graduating, Union, New Jersey, graduating in 1973.

He then enrolled at the University of Miami, graduating with a degree in Fine Arts in 1978. While there, he appeared in musicals including Sound of Music, Cabaret, Oklahoma, and Dames at Sea.

Ray Liotta Biography Wikipedia
Ray Liotta
BornRaymond Allen Liotta
December 18, 1954
Newark, New Jersey, U.S.
DiedMay 26, 2022 (aged 67)
Dominican Republic
OccupationActor-producer
Years active1978–2022
Spouse(s)Michelle Grace​​(m. 1997; div. 2004)​
Children1

Ray Liotta Career

Ray Liotta moved from New Jersey to New York City after graduating from college. While there he worked as a bartender at the Shubert theatres and luckily for him found an agent within six months. From 1978 to 1981, he played the role of Joey Perrini in the soap opera, Another World.

With his desire to have roles in films, he quit the show and later landed a film debut in The Lonely Lady, 1983. In 1986, he played a major role in Something Wild gaining him a Golden Globe nomination. He went on to play the role of Shoeless Joe Jackson in the fantasy film Field of Dreams alongside Kevin Costner.

Ray Liotta gained recognition for his role as Henry Hill in Martin Scorsese’s film Goodfella in 1990. In Unlawful Entry, 1992, Ray Liotta played the role of a psychopathic cop alongside Madeleine Stowe and Kurt Russel and continued with a role in No Escape.

Liotta was critically praised for his role in the James Mangold’s film Cop Land also starring Sylvester Stallone, Harvey Keitel, and Robert De Niro. He appeared with his wife actress Michelle Grace playing the role of Frank Sinatra in the TV movie The Rat Pack in 1998.

He received a nomination from the Screen Actors Guild for his role. Aside from acting Ray Liotta is also a voice artist providing the voice of Tommy Vercetti in the video game, Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, 2002.

In 2004, he played Charlie  Metcalf in the television drama ER, which won him an Emmy for “Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series.”

Ray Liotta Wife

Liotta married actress and producer Michelle Grace in February 1997 after they had met at a baseball game, where her former husband Mark Grace was playing for the Chicago Cubs.[37] They had a daughter together before divorcing in 2004.

Ray Liotta FAQ’s

Who is Ray Liotta?

Raymond Allen Liotta (December 18, 1954 – May 26, 2022) was an American actor and producer. He was best known for playing Shoeless Joe Jackson in Field of Dreams (1989), Henry Hill in Goodfellas (1990), and Tommy Vercetti in the video game Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (2002).

How old was Ray Liotta?

Ray Liotta died at 67.

How did Ray Liotta die?

Liotta died in his sleep on May 26, 2022.

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