Almost a yr after Ray Liotta’s passing, his reason for demise has been revealed. The Goodfellas actor died from respiratory insufficiency and acute coronary heart failure, in line with paperwork obtained by TMZ.
Liotta died in his sleep on May 26, 2022, at age 67 from “pure and nonviolent” causes. The outlet experiences that the Golden Globe nominee suffered pulmonary edema, “a situation attributable to an excessive amount of fluid within the lungs,” making it “tough to breathe” per Mayo Clinic.
The Marriage Story star additionally had atherosclerosis, “the buildup of fat, ldl cholesterol and different substances in and on the artery wall.”
At the time of his demise, Liotta was filming the film Dangerous Waters within the Dominican Republic. Tributes poured in from his costars, buddies, followers and members of the family following the devastating information of his passing.
The Another World alum is survived by his fianceé, Jacy Nittolo, and his daughter, Karsen, whom he welcomed along with his ex-wife, Michelle Grace.
“Those who knew him, liked him,” Karsen captioned an Instagram tribute to her father a number of days after his demise. “You are the perfect dad anybody may ask for. I really like you. Thank you for every thing.”
The Shades of Blue actress not too long ago honored her dad’s legacy in February when he was posthumously awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
“I’m so touched to be accepting this honor on behalf of my dad,” she stated on the time. “I couldn’t be extra happy with him. He was a one-of-a-kind actor and the perfect buddy, brother and father anybody may have requested for. I lucked out with you.”
Karsen continued, “Thank you in your work and the imprint you left on me and all of those that love you,” including, “Everyone deserves a Ray of their life.”
Liotta’s former costars Elizabeth Banks and Taron Egerton additionally attended the ceremony to pay their respects to the legendary Hollywood performer.
“He was that type of uncommon artist that introduced all of himself into his work, all of his depth, all of his vulnerability and, within the case of our present, all of his love,” Egerton, who labored with Liotta in Black Bird, stated throughout his speech. “I used to be deeply impressed by Ray; he was the epitome of an actor’s actor … And most significantly, he made everybody round him higher.”