Kevin Costner has joined the big checklist of celebrities mourning the demise of Goodfellas actor Ray Liotta. “Devastated to listen to the information of Ray Liotta’s passing. Whereas he leaves an unimaginable legacy, he’ll all the time be ‘Shoeless Joe Jackson’ in my coronary heart,” the 67-year-old Yellowstone actor tweeted alongside a clip of Ray taking part in the baseball star in 1987’s Subject of Desires. “What occurred that second within the movie was actual. God gave us that stunt. Now God has Ray.” Within the clip, Ray hit the ball out of the park and into the sector of corn that surrounded the stadium, impressing Costner’s character.
Devastated to listen to the information of Ray Liotta’s passing. Whereas he leaves an unimaginable legacy, he’ll all the time be “Shoeless Joe Jackson” in my coronary heart. What occurred that second within the movie was actual. God gave us that stunt. Now God has Ray. pic.twitter.com/JQmk1PsuSK
— Kevin Costner & MW (@modernwest) May 26, 2022
Ray “handed away in his sleep” on Could 26, his publicist, Jennifer Allen, told HollywoodLife. He was within the Dominican Republic filming his newest challenge Harmful Waters. His fiancée, Jacy Nittolo, was current when he died, based on Page Six. Ray left behind a daughter, Karsen, whom he shared along with his ex-wife Michelle Grace, 53.
A number of different celebrities took to social media to recollect the Primetime Emmy-winning actor. Jennifer Lopez, 52, who co-starred with him in NBC’s Shades Of Blue, called Ray her “Partner in crime” in a heartfelt publish on Instagram. “The very first thing that involves thoughts is he was so sort to my kids. Ray was the epitome of a tricky man who was all mushy on the within … I assume that’s what made him such a compelling actor to observe. The unique Goodfella,” she sweetly wrote. In a while within the word, she known as him “difficult, honest, trustworthy and so very emotional.” She added, “Like a uncooked nerve, he was so accessible and so in contact in his performing and I’ll all the time bear in mind our time collectively fondly. We misplaced a fantastic right now … RIP RAY … it’s so unhappy to lose you what appears technique to quickly … I’ll bear in mind you all the time.”
In the meantime, Jamie Lee Curtis, 63, additionally remembered Ray as a “mild” being. “Ray Liotta has died. His work as an actor confirmed his complexity as a human being. A mild man. So unhappy to listen to,” she tweeted. Josh Brolin, 54, additionally remembered his “buddy” in a word shared on Instagram. “My buddy. My buddy. How so quickly? Why? I’ll miss you. I’ll take into consideration seeing you at Gold’s usually, speaking about what to do subsequent, find out how to discover one thing collectively,” he started alongside a photograph f the late actor. “I all the time seemed as much as you — the work was so good, however the man you had been all the time stood out among the many remainder of them. Sure, I’ll miss you, pal. Till we meet once more, wherever they are saying that’s.” Actress Lorraine Bracco, 67, shared a photo of her with the Golden Globe nominee and expressed her disbelief that he’s now gone. “I’m completely shattered to listen to this horrible information about my Ray,” she stated. “I might be wherever on the planet & individuals will come up & inform me their favourite film is Goodfellas. Then they all the time ask what was one of the best a part of making that film. My response has all the time been the identical…Ray Liotta.”
Ray started performing professionally within the late Nineteen Seventies and was nominated for a Golden Globe for 1986’s One thing Wild. He’s identified for starring in 1989’s Subject of Desires, 1990’s Goodfellas reverse Robert De Niro and Joe Pesci, and 2002’s Narc. He additionally made a number of visitor appearances on in style tv reveals similar to The Simpsons, Household Man, Spongebob Squarepants, and Hannah Montana. He had a number of tasks in progress on the time of his demise.