Actor Ray Liotta dies at age 67

“Goodfellas” actor Ray Liotta died at the age of 67 on Thursday according to multiple reports, including The Hill

Initial reports indicate that the “Field of Dreams,” actor died in his sleep in the Dominican Republic while filming a move there.

A representative for Liotta’s booking agent declined to offer comment on Thursday when speaking with Nexstar.

Liotta’s notable film roles include “Narc,” “Cop Land,” “The Place Beyond the Pines” and “Marriage Story,” the latter of which earned him an Independent Spirit Award alongside the film’s director, casting director and ensemble cast.

The prolific actor also made several guest appearances in popular TV shows, including “Frasier,” “Modern Family,” “The Simpsons,” and even “Spongebob SquarePants” in addition to hosting “Saturday Night Live” in 2003, and winning a Primetime Emmy Award for his role in a 2004 episode of “ER.”

Recently, Liotta returned to the small screen to play the role of a mobster in the “Sopranos” prequel “The Many Saints of Newark,” which he commented on during a 2021 interview with the “Today” show promoting the movie, downplaying the hype around the prequel saying he preferred a quiet life.

“I’m not the kind of actor who wants to watch or see what I did, or see what it looks like,” he said. “I just like staying home with my fiancée, watching TV and chilling.”

Still, he said he wasn’t planning to give up his career anytime soon. “To me, I’m just as hungry, just as angry as I was when I first graduated college. … At this stage, I’m 66 and I just still have that burn.”

The actor was born in Newark, New Jersey, and once told Larry King that he didn’t aspire to be an actor when he was younger but did so after starting college at the University of Miami in the 1970s.

“When I decided I wanted to do acting in college, it was (those) ’70s-type movies … but the movies of the ’70s were great,” he told King in a 2014 episode of “Larry King Now.” “And I aspired toward that, because that’s what my learning was.”