Ray Liotta’s Cause of Death Was Disclosed a Year After the 67-year-old ‘goodfellas’ Actor Passed Away

A report citing Ray Liotta’s de@th certificate states that the actor passed away from heart and respiratory problems. Famous for his role as Henry Hill in Martin Scorsese’s “Goodfellas,” the actor passed away peacefully in his sleep on May 26, 2022, while filming in the Dominican Republic for the movie “Dangerous Waters.”

He was 67. The actor died of natural causes, per paperwork acquired by TMZ on Monday. TMZ said, he had abrupt heart failure, pulmonary edema (a buildup of fluid in the lungs), and respiratory insufficiency.

Liotta also had atherosclerosis, which is defined by the Mayo Clinic as “the buildup of fats, cholesterol, and other substances in and on the artery walls.” A blood clot is a potential outcome of atherosclerosis.

Ray Liotta's cause of death (1)
Ray Liotta’s cause of death (1)

A spokesperson, Jennifer Allen, informed The Times at the time of his de@th that there were no signs of illness or suspicious circumstances surrounding his p@ssing. The Times’ Monday inquiry for confirmation from Allen went unanswered.

The decades-long, multi-genre career of Liotta is something to behold. In addition to “Charlie St. Cloud,” “Narc,” and “Operation Dumbo Drop,” he was recognized for “Field of Dreams,” “Something Wild,” “Corrina, Corrina,” and “Operation Dumbo Drop.”

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The actor also won an Emmy for his guest appearance as Charlie Metcalf on NBC’s “ER.” Since his passing, Liotta has been in Elizabeth Banks’ black comedy “Cocaine Bear” and will soon be featured in “Fool’s Paradise,” Charlie Day’s directorial debut set for release on May 12.

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A star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was unveiled in February as a belated tribute to Liotta. Taron Egerton, who also appeared in “Black Bird” with Banks and Liotta, paid tribute. “I’m very grateful Ray Liotta blessed my life because I will carry the confidence he gave me, forever,” Banks said. Karsen, his daughter, and fiancée Jacy Nittolo will miss him greatly.

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