Europe 1 with AFP 7:31 p.m., May 26, 2022

Several American media announced Thursday that American actor Ray Liotta, star of the mythical mafia film "Goodfellas", had died at the age of 67.

Among these media, the Deadline site also reported the death of the actor which occurred while he was filming in the Dominican Republic.

American actor Ray Liotta, star of the mythical mafia film

Goodfellas

, has died at the age of 67, several American media announced on Thursday.

The star died in his sleep, specifies the TMZ site, citing a source close to Ray Liotta.

Deadline also reported the actor's death while filming in the Dominican Republic.

In addition to his role as a mobster in

Goodfellas

in 1990, Ray Liotta was known to American audiences for having played in the baseball film

Until the end of the dream

in 1989. He had first made himself known on screen in 1986 with

Dangerous in all respects

, which had earned him a Golden Globe nomination for Best Supporting Actor.

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