'Goodfellas' star Ray Liotta dies at 67

Ray Liotta attends 'No Sudden Move' during 2021 Tribeca Festival at The Battery on June 18, 2021 in New York City.
Ray Liotta attends 'No Sudden Move' during 2021 Tribeca Festival at The Battery on June 18, 2021 in New York City. Photo credit Getty Images

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Ray Liotta, who famously starred in "Goodfellas," has died, Deadline reported Thursday. He was 67.

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Liotta, who was born in Newark, New Jersey, died in his sleep in the Dominican Republic, where he was shooting the film "Dangerous Waters," according to the report.

While Liotta's rep confirmed the news to The Hollywood Reporter, a cause of death has yet to be revealed.

The actor portrayed gangster Henry Hill alongside Robert DeNiro and Joe Pesci in the 1990 film "Goodfellas." One year earlier, he portrayed baseball player Shoeless Joe Jackson in "Field of Dreams" with Kevin Costner.

Other film roles include "The Many Saints of Newark," "Cop Land," "Corrina Corrina," "Operation Dumbo Drop," "Unforgettable," "Wild Hogs" and "Blow."

Television credits include "Shades of Blue" with Jennifer Lopez and the upcoming Apple TV+ series "Black Bird." He also won an Emmy Award in 2005 for a guest role on the NBC medical drama "ER."

Liotta leaves behind a daughter, Karsen, 23. He was engaged to be married to Jacy Nittolo.

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