Ray Liotta died on May 26 last year, aged 67, in his sleep in the Dominican Republic, where he was filming “Dangerous Waters”. Almost a year later, the cause of his death is now revealed. According to the documents seen by TMZ, Liotta suffered from heart and breathing problems and died due to respiratory failure, pulmonary edema, and acute heart failure. The artist still suffered from atherosclerosis.
At the time of his death, the actor was in a period of resurgence, with participation in “Marriage Story” (1989) or the prequel to “Sopranos”, “The Many Saints of Newark”, in which he played two roles.
He had also announced his engagement to businesswoman and podcaster Jacy Nittolo, 48 years old. She is survived by a 24-year-old daughter, Karsen, from her marriage to Michelle Grace (from 1997 to 2004).
Born in New Jersey, on December 18, 1954, Ray Liotta was left in an orphanage and adopted at six months. The American actor became known to the public for his role as the protagonist in “Tudo Bons Rapazes” (“Goodfellas“, 1990 ), by Martin Scorsese.
With a fruitful career spanning 40 years, the actor participated in films such as “Field of Dreams” (1989), by Phil Alden Robinson, and “Cop Land – Exclusive Zone” (1997), by James Mangold.
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