‘Goodfellas’ Star Ray Liotta Dead at 67: Reports

Actor Ray Liotta passed away Wednesday while in the Dominican Republic filming his upcoming movie, “Dangerous Waters.”

According to NBC News, Liotta passed away in his sleep, his publicist, publicist, Jennifer Allen, confirmed Thursday.

“Ray was shooting a movie called ‘Dangerous Waters’ on the island, and died in his sleep. There was nothing suspicious about the death, and no foul play is suspected. His fiancée, Jacy Nittolo, was with him while he was filming,” Allen reportedly said.

Liotta, who was well-known for his role in the legendary gangster movie, “Goodfellas,” among other blockbuster films, was halfway through filming his latest film when he died, reportedly in his sleep. He was 67.

It’s unclear how he died but there’s currently no suspicion of foul play.

Liotta leaves behind his fiance Jacy Nittolo as well as his daughter Karsen.

This is a developing story and will be updated as additional information becomes available. Check back for updates.

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[Featured image: FILE – Ray Liotta, a cast member in the NBC series “Shades of Blue,” poses during the 2018 NBCUniversal Summer Press Day on May 2, 2018, in Universal City, Calif. Liotta, the actor best known for playing mobster Henry Hill in “Goodfellas” and baseball player Shoeless Joe Jackson in “Field of Dreams,” has died. He was 67. A representative for Liotta told The Hollywood Reporter and NBC News that he died in his sleep Wednesday night in the Dominican Republic, where he was filming a new movie. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)]