Ray Liotta, known for his Mafia brothers, died at the age of 67

According to her spokesperson, Liotta died in the midst of filming in the Dominican Republic.

Ray Liotta, known for his Mafia brothers, died at the age of 67
Ray Liotta was one of six stars in the Oscar-winning Mafia Brothers. He portrayed Henry Hill, whose life the story is based on. Photo: Instagram

American Actor Ray Liotta died at the age of 67, international media report.

According to her spokesperson, Liotta died while sleeping the night between Wednesday and Thursday. He was in the Dominican Republic for the filming of a film called Dangerous Waters. The cause of death has not yet been reported.

Liotta was born on December 18, 1954, in Newark, New Jersey. He was adopted only at the age of six months. Liotta played baseball when he was in high school(switch to another service)until, but attended a school play, and eventually graduated from the University of Miami. He got his first role in a soap opera called Another World.

Liotta made her breakthrough in the film Mafia Brothers, directed by Martin Scorsese, in which he played Henry Hill, an Italian-Irish criminal whose life was based on the story. The film premiered in 1990 and won six Oscars.

- I'm very sad about Ray's departure. He was way too young to leave us. Rest in peace, comments Robert de Niro, who played in the Mafia Brothers, in his statement.

Liotta played her first major role in the film Something Wild, directed by Jonathan Demme in 1986. In recent years, Liotta has been seen in the crime drama No Sudden Move, directed by Steven Soderbergh, among others.

Soak will be missed by his fiancée Jacy Nittolo and 23-year-old daughter Karsen Liotta.