Ray Liotta, an actor whose career included roles in Goodfellas, Marriage Story and Grand Theft Auto Vice City has died aged 67.
According to Deadline, the actor passed away in his sleep while filming a new project in the Dominican Republic. Liotta has just turned 67 years old, he lives with his daughter Karsen and fiance Jacy Nittolo. If you don’t know then he is an icon of American cinema, Liotta’s breakthrough role was Henry Hill in the classic Goodfellas directed by Martin Scorsese, opposite Robert De Niro and Joe Pesci.
In the gaming world, fans will remember Liotta as the voice of Tommy Vercetti, the protagonist of Rockstar’s acclaimed open world title, Grand Theft Auto Vice City. He co-starred with Burt Reynolds, Dennis Hopper one of the brightest voice actors in history. For his portrayal of Tommy Vercetti, Liotta won the Spike Video Game Award for Best Performance.
Liotta also appeared in Call of Duty: Black Ops II released in 2013, playing Billy Handsome in the game’s Zombie mode. His departure is a pity for gamers, especially for those who were once enamored with the role of Tommy he voiced, which has become so classic. Thanks to that voice, Tommy becomes more human in the eyes of gamers.
His loss will make both gamers and movie fans regret it for a while, because he has left in their hearts some truly good products. It is difficult to find someone to replace those roles of Liotta. If you do not know him, right now you can download the latest good movies, which is the old version of GTA Vice City to play and feel the quintessence that he has breathed into the character Tommy, to understand that Why do so many gamers love him so much?