Ray Liotta has died at the age of 67. Reports from numerous publications that have covered the sad and unexpected event say that the actor died in his sleep in the Dominican Republic, where he had been shooting for a new thriller from John Barr called Dangerous Waters. Liotta rose to fame for starring in a number of celebrated films that include Field of Dreams and Martin Scorsese’s mob classic, Goodfellas, but he’s also fondly remembered by gamers for being the voice behind Tommy Vercetti, the protagonist of Grand Theft Auto: Vice City. Liotta leaves behind one daughter, Karsen.
Rest In Peace Ray Liotta, legendary actor and the iconic voice of Tommy Vercetti. pic.twitter.com/d2VPVjRNGX— Rockstar Games (@RockstarGames) May 26, 2022
He also recently was set to executive produce the A&E docuseries Five Families, about the dramatic rise and fall of the New York’s mafia’s Genovese, Gambino, Bonnano, Colombo and Lucchese families.
While better known for his big-screen roles, Liotta also starred with Taron Egerton in the Apple TV+ series Black Bird, recurred on Prime Video’s Hanna, fronted the 2006 CBS crime drama Smith and starred opposite Jennifer Lopez in the 2016-18 NBC police drama Shades of Blue.