Raymond Allen Liottaknown worldwide as Ray Liotta, achieved fame in 1990 for his role in Martin Scorsese’s film “Goodfellas” (“Good boys”)a film that revolutionized the gangster genre by obtaining great commercial and critical success, as well as being considered one of the best productions of all time.
According to the Deadline portal, Liotta was in the Caribbean country to record scenes for his next film. “Dangerous waters”. The actor was engaged to Jacy Nittolo since Christmas 2020. He left a 23-year-old daughter, the result of his marriage to actress Michelle Grace.
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A great start in the industry
Born in 1954 in New Jersey, Liotta was placed in an orphanage after birth and adopted at six months. He studied acting at the University of Miami (United States) and joined his theater group.
He began his career in the television series Another World (1978) with the role of Joey Perrini and was part of the cast for three years until 1981. From there he made the leap to the cinema with minor roles.
His first big film roles came with “Something Wild” (1986), for which he was nominated for a Golden Globe, and “Field of Dreams” (1989).
Liotta was characterized by playing dark, cold and cynical characters, who cover themselves with a reliable facade. His consecration came with the interpretation of the gangster Henry Hill in Martin Scorsese’s masterpiece, “Goodfellas” (1990)a film that received six Oscar nominations, including the Oscar for Best Picture.
After the success of “Good boys”, in which he acted with Robert De Niro and Joe Pesci He was seen in several blockbuster movies such as “False Seduction” (1992) “Cop land” (1997) or “Hannibal” (2001).
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In the following two decades, he appeared in numerous films and television series, some of dubious quality; however, in recent times, her career seemed to be reborn and she appeared in “Story of a marriage” on Netflix in 2019.
He also returned to the mafia genre in the film “No sudden move” by Steven Soderbergh and “The many saints of Newark”, a prequel to the series “The Sopranos”, both released in 2021.
“Black bird” and “Hanna” were other series in which he had relevant roles. In addition to “Dangerous waters”, Liotta was filming two more movies: “April 29, 1992″ and “The substance”. Added to this are two more titles pending release: “The fool” and “Cocaine bear”.
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