Karsen Liotta, the DAUGHTER of Goodfellas’ Ray Liotta, has posted a tribute to her loving father on social media.
Following the death of Ray Liotta on May 26, the 23-year-old actress showed her love through an Instagram photo featuring an old photo of them together.
Who is Karsen Liotta?
As Ray Liotta’s only daughter, Karsen Liotta had a special bond with her father.
Karsen Liotta was born in 1998 to Ray Liotta and his ex-wife, actress Michelle Grace.
“Those who knew him loved him. You are the best dad anyone could wish for. I love you. Thanks for everything ❤️,” Karsen wrote on her Instagram on June 9th.
Karsen Liotta also followed in her parents’ footsteps into the world of acting in 2000 with the film A Rumor of Angels.
Aside from her child role, Liotta returned to acting in 2016 with a role as Jenna in the short film Prettyface.
She continues her acting career in films and TV series including Shades of Blue and Hubie Halloween.
Who Was Ray Liotta?
Karsen Liotta’s father, Ray Liotta, was known for his acting roles in Field of Dreams and Goodfellas.
Born in Newark on December 18, 1954, the actor began his acting career while studying at the University of Miami, where he performed numerous musicals.
After moving to New York City and Los Angeles respectively to pursue his acting dreams, Liotta finally landed his first film debut in 1983 with The Lonely Lady.
Just three years later, he got his first major performance in Something Wild, which earned him his first Golden Globe nomination.
With a Primetime Emmy Award-winning title and Golden Globe nominations, Liotta continued to take part in numerous acting appearances and garnered many fans throughout his acting career.
Why did Ray Liotta die?
Ray Liotta died at the age of 67 while working on a new acting role in the Dominican Republic.
“Ray was working on a project in the Dominican Republic called ‘Dangerous Waters’ when he died. He died in his sleep. He is survived by his daughter Karsen and fiancée Jacy Nittolo,” his publicist Jennifer Allen told CNN.
Many fans and colleagues were disheartened by his death, and many posted tributes on social media.
“RIP Ray Liotta, great actor, the original Goodfella, wonderful career, untimely death. condolences to his family.
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