Actor Ray Liotta has died at the age of 67. He is best known for his role in Martin Scorsese’s “Goodfellas.”

US actor Ray Liotta died in the Dominican Republic on Wednesday evening at the age of 67. This was confirmed by his spokeswoman for NBC News. “Deadline” had previously reported on it. Liotta was shooting on the island for his new film “Dangerous Waters” and is said to have died in his sleep. His fiancee Jacy Nittolo is said to have traveled there with him for filming. In addition to his fiancé, he also leaves a daughter.

In 1989 Liotta became known to a larger audience with the role of Shoeless Joe Jackson in “Field of Dreams”. In 1990 he made his final breakthrough with Martin Scorsese’s (79) mafia epic “Goodfellas”. In it he played the gangster Henry Hill. This was followed by roles in “Cop Land”, “Narc”, “Killing Them Softly” and “Sin City 2”. He was also seen in series like “Emergency Room”, “Modern Family” or “Young Sheldon”.

From 1997 to 2004, Liotta was married to fellow actress Michelle Grace (53). The two have a daughter together, Karsen Liotta (23). In 2020 he got engaged to Jacy Nittolo.