Ray Liotta Dead astatine 67: Stars Pay Tribute
Sigourney Weaver volition ne'er hide Ray Liotta's charm.
Days aft the Emmy winner's tragic passing, his Heartbreakers co-star is honoring his memory. "Ray's lovesick gangster, Dean, is the existent heartbreaker successful Heartbreakers," Weaver, referring to Liotta's on-screen quality successful the 2001 film, told People. "Loaded with charm and carnal ease, Ray was a earthy successful drama and conscionable a doll to enactment with. We had specified a bully time."
Liotta's rep confirmed to E! News connected May 26 that the Goodfellas histrion had passed distant astatine the property of 67. At the time, Liotta had been successful the Dominican Republic filming his caller movie Dangerous Waters and died successful his sleep.
In Sigourney's statement, she noted that though Liotta "may not beryllium known chiefly for his comic chops," helium "brought impeccable timing and wit to everything helium did."
"A existent archetypal and a beauteous guy," she concluded, "gone overmuch excessively soon."
Sigourney joins a increasing fig of fans, friends and chap stars who person paid tribute to Liotta, who leaves down girl Karsen Liotta, 23.
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Shortly aft his decease was confirmed, Liotta's Shades of Blue co-star Jennifer Lopez shared a moving message connected societal media. "Ray was my spouse successful crime...the archetypal happening that comes to caput is helium truthful was benignant to my children," she wrote successful part. "Ray was the epitome of a pugnacious feline who was each mushy connected the wrong … I conjecture that's what made him specified a compelling histrion to watch. The archetypal Goodfella."
On May 28, Liotta's fiancée Jacy Nittolo reflected connected their "magical" relationship successful a connection connected Instagram. "My beingness these past mates of years person been thing but genuinely magical. Ray and I stock a heavy emotion that I volition cherish successful my bosom forever," she began. "We laughed regular and we were inseparable. The chemistry was chaotic successful the champion way. He was everything successful the satellite to maine and we couldn't get capable of each other. The benignant of existent emotion that 1 dreams of."
"He was the astir beauteous idiosyncratic wrong and retired that I've ever known," she added, "and adjacent that is an understatement."