Ray Liotta Cause of Death Unveiled

Nearly a year after his passing in May 2022, the cause of death for actor Ray Liotta has been revealed.

While filming “Dangerous Waters” in the Dominican Republic, Liotta, aged 67, peacefully passed away in his sleep.

An image of the late Ray Liotta
Ray Liotta death was caused by atherosclerotic disease

TMZ has disclosed the cause of Ray Liotta’s death, almost a year after his passing.

While filming a movie in the Dominican Republic, Liotta was found to have peacefully passed away.

He died in his sleep at the age of 67, confirmed by his publicist to FOX News Digital on May 26, 2022.

Based on documents obtained by TMZ, Liotta’s demise was attributed to respiratory complications, specifically respiratory insufficiency, pulmonary edema, and acute heart failure.

Doctors in the Dominican Republic classified his death as natural and non-violent.

Additionally, doctors revealed that Liotta had been dealing with atherosclerosis, a condition characterized by the accumulation of plaque on artery walls.

Ray Liotta gained recognition for his iconic portrayals, such as:

  • Iconic portrayals by Ray Liotta:
    • Mobster Henry Hill in Martin Scorsese’s 1990 masterpiece “Goodfellas”
    • “Shoeless” Joe Jackson in “Field Of Dreams”

Born in Newark, New Jersey, in 1954, he left an indelible mark on the world of cinema.

On February 24, 2023, he was posthumously awarded with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.