Ray Liotta, the actor who expertly played Henry Hill in Martin Scorsese’s classic film Goodfellas, passed away in his sleep in the Dominican Republic in late May 2022. Liotta left behind his daughter, Karsen, and fiancee Jacy Nittolo. The sudden death shocked the acting community, with many of Ray’s co-stars sending condolences via social media. 

“I can be anywhere in the world & people will come up & tell me their favorite movie is Goodfellas,” actor Lorraine Bracco wrote. “Then they ask me what was the best part of making that movie. My response has always been the same… Ray Liotta.”

Fans claim that Ray Liotta was worried about his health over the past few years

There were no reports that Ray Liotta seemed ill in the days leading up to his death. He was in the Dominican Republic filming Dangerous Waters, indicating that he was doing well healthwise. 

However, some netizens claim that Ray was concerned about his health. Nic Radd tweeted: “This sucks. Ray Liotta quits smoking like 4 years ago to better his health and he dies in his sleep.”

The health concerns mentioned by netizens haven’t been confirmed.

Ray’s cause of death hasn’t been publicized

So far, all we know about Ray’s cause of death is that he died in his sleep. His cause of death hasn’t been publicized. We’ll keep you informed on developments.

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