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Ray Liotta, the Goodfellas star, passes away

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The ‘90s renowned crime-drama ‘Goodfellas’ star, Ray Liotta took his last breath on Wednesday, May 25 at night in sleep in a hotel at the age of 67. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the actor was at Dominican Republic, filming his upcoming film ‘Dangerous Waters’. Liotta had started shooting for the film since last week.

Born in Newark, New Jersey, Ray begun his career working in a soap-opera ‘Another World’ (1964-1999) as Joey Perrini. He appeared in the series from 1978 to 1981 and later left the show and moved to Los Angeles. He made his film debut in ‘The Lonely Lady’ (1983). Liotta rose to fame with ‘Something Wild’ (1986), for which he earned his first Golden Globe nomination.

Later in 1990, Liotta portrayed as real-life mobster, Henry Hill in the widely successful and Academy Award-winning movie ‘Goodfellas’. Since then on, the actor had given numerous remarkable works and became one of the most successful stars in the industry in the ‘90s era.

The other notable works include ‘Unlawful Entry’ (1990), ‘No Escape’ (1994), ‘Unforgettable’ (1996), ‘Turbulance’ (1997), ‘Cop Land’ (1997), ‘Phoenix’ (1998), ‘Forever Mine’ (1999), ‘Heartbreakers’ (2001), ‘Hannibal’ (2001), ‘Narc’ (2002), ‘Wild Hogs’ (2006), ‘The Place Beyond The Pines’ (2012) and many more.

The whole entertainment industry is currently shocked and mourning his sudden demise. Jennifer Lopez wrote on Twitter, “Ray was the epitome of a tough guy who was all mushy on the inside.”

Lorriane Bracco posted an old picture with Liotta and wrote, “I am utterly shattered to hear this terrible news about my Ray. I can be anywhere in the world & people will come up & tell me their favorite movie is GoodFellas. Then they always ask what was the best part of making that movie. My response has always been the same … Ray Liotta.”

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