Goodfellas actor Ray Liotta passes away

American actor and producer Ray Liotta

who rose to fame by playing the lead role in Martin Scorsese’s acclaimed gangster biopic Goodfellas, has died at the age of 67.

His representative Jennifer Craig at Gersh confirmed

the news to The Hollywood Reporter.

As per the publication, Liotta died during his sleep

in the Dominican Republic where he was filming Dangerous Waters.

He is survived by his daughter Karsen and fiancee Jacy Nittolo.

Some of his other notable movies include

he Rat Pack, Unforgettable, Cop Land, and Phoenix.