Nearly a year after the death of American actor, Ray Liotta, the cause of death has been publicized in an autopsy report.
In May last year, the actor in the Dominican Republic passed away in sleep at the age of 67. He had problems with his heart and lungs, which led to his death. The cause of death wasn’t found or revealed at the time of his demise.
Ray Liotta Cause Of Death
According to the autopsy report, the death of Ray Liotta may have happened as early as 8 to 10 hours before the body arrived and the autopsy was carried out on May 2022 afternoon.
His death was classified as natural and peaceful since he died in his sleep. His untimely death was when he was at the shooting of Dangerous Waters in the Dominican Republic.
The autopsy report states that sudden heart failure and respiratory insufficiency brought on by pulmonary edema, or fluid in the lungs caused the death.
Additionally, it was stated in the records that he had atherosclerosis, which is defined by John Hopkins Medicine as the thickening or hardening of the arteries as a result of an accumulation of plaque in the inner artery’s lining.
Before his demise, Liotta was shooting the movie Dangerous Waters. He just had an appearance in the Prime Video series Hanna and the Sopranos prequel film The Many Saints of Newark
Is There Any Foul Play In Ray Liotta Death?
As per the former representative of Ray Liotta and his family, there isn’t any suspicion of foul play in his death. His fiancee Jacy Nittolo was with him when he passed away and because of this, the family claimed that there isn’t anything to be suspicious of.
At the time of Ray Liotta’s death, he was engaged to Jacy Nittolo, whom he proposed to around Christmas 2020. The tragic loss occurred when the couple was reportedly planning to set up a date for their wedding.
Ray Liotta Career
Raymond Allen Liotta, Mostly known as Ray Liotta, is an American actor who gained recognition for his performance in the 1986 movie “Something Wild,” for which he was nominated for a Golden Globe.
He was most recognized for his performance as Henry Hill in the 1990 film “Goodfellas” and Shoeless Joe Jackson in the 1989 film “Field of Dreams.”
Along with Unlawful Entry (1992), Cop Land (1997), Blow (2001), Identity (2003), The Place Beyond the Pines (2012), Marriage Story (2019), The Many Saints of Newark (2021), and Cocaine Bear (2023), Liotta also starred in a number of other movies.
His performance on ER earned him a Primetime Emmy Award in 2005. Both his role as Frank Sinatra in The Rat Pack (1998) and his role as Lorca in Texas Rising (2015) earned him Screen Actors Guild Award nominations.
Liotta also appeared in the television series Shades of Blue (2016-2018) and Black Bird (2022). In the computer game Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (2002), he played Tommy Vercetti, who had a significant voice acting role.
On February 24, 2023, Ray Liotta was posthumously recognized on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. His daughter Karsen accepted the honor on his behalf.
Ray Liotta Personal Life
Ray Liotta was born and abandoned in New Jersey and was adopted by Mary and Alfred Liotta when he was six months old.
In 1997 February, Liotta married Michelle Grace, a well-known actress, and producer. The couple got separated in 2004 after seven years of marriage. He was a father to one daughter named Karsen.
Ray Liotta proposed to Jacy Nittolo in 2020 and his sudden demise was when the couple were planning for the wedding.