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Hollywood actor Ray Liotta is described as a ‘true legend’ as the stars pay tribute

Celebrities have recalled precious memories of actor Ray Liotta, who passed away at the age of 67 and starred in several popular films, especially gagster epic Goodfellas

Ray Liotta has been hailed in memory of the Hollywood actor, who passed away aged 67
Ray Liotta has been hailed in memory of the Hollywood actor, who passed away aged 67

Tributes to actor Ray Liotta, who has passed away aged 67, have been pouring in, with the Goodfellas star being described as a “true legend” and a gentleman.

The Hollywood actor passed away while sleeping in the Dominican Republic, where he was filming the movie Dangerous Waters.

The Golden Globe nominee, who made his name in the 1980s, has recently appeared in the films The Many Saints of Newark, Marriage Story, and No Sudden Move.

Actor Lorraine Bracco, who played Karen Hill, Liotta’s wife in the gangster film Goodfellas, said: “I am absolutely devastated to hear this terrible news about my Ray.

“I could be anywhere in the world and people would come and tell me their favorite movie is Goodfellas. “Then they always ask what was the best part about making that movie. My answer is always the same… Ray Liotta. ”







Ray Liotta and Lorraine Bracco in Goodfellas
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Actor Seth Rogen described Ray Liotta as a “true legend” as he recalled the “joy” of starring with him in the 2009 comedy Obser And Report.

He tweeted: “I can’t believe Ray Liotta has passed away. He is such a lovely, talented and funny person.

“Working with him has been one of the great joys of my career and we’ve done some of my favorite scenes that I’ve been in. A true legend of great skill and grace.”

Jamie Lee Curtis, who co-starred with Ray Liotta in the 1988 TV series Dominick And Eugene, remembers Ray as a “gentle man”.







Young Ray Liotta with actors Kurt Russell and Madeleine Stowe
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She tweeted: “Ray Liotta has passed away. His work as an actor shows his complexity as a human being. A gentleman. It’s sad to hear the news.”

Actress Rosanna Arquette also expressed sadness at the news.

She wrote on Twitter: “I am truly saddened to hear that Ray Liotta has passed away.

“He was a friend back in the day and that was very sad. We had a lot of laughs Rest In Peace My friend. ”

Batman actor Jeffrey Wright also paid tribute to the screen legend.







Ray Liotta with fiancee Jacy Nittolo
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He tweeted: “Ray Liotta. Man. Just met the guy for the first time last year.

“Fantastic actor. Nice to have the opportunity to say that to him. TEAR.”

Actor Alessandro Nivola says that acting alongside Ray Liotta in the 2021 crime drama The Many Saints Of Newark was one of the bright spots in his career.

Nivola paid tribute by sharing a snap of one of their scenes together, writing: “RIP Ray Liotta. I feel so lucky to be able to battle this legend in one of his last roles.







Jamie Lee Curtis and Ray Liotta in the hospital during a scene from the movie ‘Dominick And Eugene’,
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“The scenes we did together are some of the all-time bright spots in my acting career.

“He’s dangerous, unpredictable, hilarious, and generous with praise for the other actors. Too early.”

Ray leaves behind a daughter, Karsen, and he is also engaged to Jacy Nittolo.

The actor has had roles in Phoenix, Pilgrim, the legendary film Hannibal, Narc, Wild Hogs, and dozens of other films.

More recently, he starred alongside Taron Egerton in the Apple TV series Black Bird.







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He starred opposite Demi Moore and Margaret Qualley in The Substance’s production of The Substance.

His last social media post, shared on May 3, was a screenshot of the headline confirming news of one of his movies.

The headline reads: Elizabeth Banks’ “Cocaine Bear” hits theaters February 2023.”

A journalist for Ray said the actor died in his sleep.

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