Lorraine Bracco is “shattered” by the sudden passing of Ray Liotta.
The actress, who starred reverse Liotta within the 1990 gangster basic “Goodfellas,” tweeted a poignant tribute to the actor who died in his sleep at age 67 on Thursday.
“I’m completely shattered to listen to this horrible information about my Ray,” she wrote. “I will be anyplace on the earth & folks will come up & inform me their favourite film is ‘Goodfellas.’”
She continued, “Then they at all times ask what was the very best a part of making that film. My response has at all times been the identical…Ray Liotta.”
She additionally posted the identical phrases on Instagram together with a candy, playful photograph of the 2 of them at a New York premiere.
“Pure magic collectively. ❤️,” wrote one fan, whereas one other opined, “Your collaboration with him is actually a part of the “social material” …it should dwell on endlessly. My respects and condolences to you.”
The pair performed husband and spouse, Henry and Karen Hill, within the biographical crime movie based mostly on the ebook “Wiseguy” by Nicholas Pileggi. The film narrates the rise and epic fall of mob affiliate Hill and his associates spanning a long time.
The pair shared many intense scenes within the sprawling drama.©Warner Bros/Courtesy Everett C
The much-loved gangster basic additionally starred Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, and Paul Sorvino.
Bracco, 67, was clearly enormously keen on the New Jersey-born actor.
Final 12 months, Web page Six interviewed her on the pink carpet for the premiere of the HBO sequence “The Many Saints of Newark,” through which Liotta starred.
The 2 displayed their chemistry on a 2012 pink carpet.Getty Photographs
She stated that the night was “bittersweet” with out “Sopranos” star James Gandolfini — who handed away in 2013 of a coronary heart assault — however was thrilled to be there.
“I’m pleased for Ray Liotta, my ex-husband in ‘Goodfellas,’” she stated. “And I’m very pleased for Michael [Gandolfini, James’ son] and the remainder of the forged. I hope it’s nice for them.”
Liotta handed away within the Dominican Republic, the place he was filming his upcoming film “Harmful Waters.”
Stars together with Jamie Lee Curtis, Kristin Chenoweth and plenty of extra additionally paid their respects on social media.