Actor Ray Liotta, who starred in Martin Scorsese’s gangster traditional Goodfellas, has died, US media reported Thursday. He was 67. Movie commerce publication Deadline stated he died within the Dominican Republic, the place he was taking pictures a brand new movie. TMZ and Variety additionally reported his dying.
Despite success earlier in his profession, Liotta’s breakout function got here in 1990 when he was solid as real-life mobster Henry Hill in Scorsese’s crime masterpiece.
He labored alongside Robert De Niro and Joe Pesci in what’s extensively thought-about one of many biggest movies of the twentieth century, with scenes that proceed to be referenced as cultural touchstones.
Goodfellas” received one Oscar, and was nominated for 5 others.
A yr earlier than, Liotta had performed baseball star Shoeless Joe Jackson in Field of Dreams, taking part in reverse Kevin Costner in a extensively revered sports activities film.
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