Movie Lovers And Makers Alike Remember The Late, Great Ray Liotta With Touching Tributes

Movie Lovers And Makers Alike Remember Ray Liotta With Tributes

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  • Ray Liotta has passed away at the age of 67-years-old.
  • Liotta reportedly died in his sleep while on location filming a new movie.
  • Movie fans, directors, and actors took to Twitter to pay tribute to Liotta following the news of his passing.

Legendary Goodfellas star Ray Liotta has tragically passed away at the age of 67-years-old and the response from movie lovers and makers alike has been one of devastation, as virtually everyone who ever saw Liotta’s work came to love him as an actor.

Liotta, 67, reportedly passed away in his sleep while on location filming a new movie in the Dominican Republic. While no further details about Liotta’s death are currently available, reports indicate that no foul play is expected.

The late New Jersey native was best known, of course, for his role as Henry Hill in Martin Scorsese’s 1990 crime drama Goodfellas, which has seen developed a reputation as being one of the greatest films ever made.

Movie lovers and makers pay tribute to Ray Liotta on social media

While Liotta was approaching his 70s, his acting career certainly wasn’t showing any signs of slowing down, having starred in two films in 2021 — No Sudden Move and The Many Saints of Newark — and had a bevy of projects, such as Cocaine Bear and The Substance, lined up in the coming years.

During his four-decade-plus-long career, Liotta starred in over 100 films, which the most significant being Martin Scorsese’s 1990 classic Goodfellas, which saw Liotta star as real-life gangster Henry Hill alongside the likes of Robert De Niro and Joe Pesci. In addition to Goodfellas, Liotta was also known for roles in Something Wild, Field of Dreams, Cop Land, Hannibal, John Q., Killing Them Softly, The Place Beyond the Pines, Marriage Story, and more.

Our thoughts and prayers are with Mr. Liotta’s friends, family, and loved ones during this difficult time. Rest in Peace.