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Ray Liotta’s fiancee Jacy Nittolo pays tribute to the late actor days after his death at age 67

Ray Liotta’s fiancee, Jacy Nittolo, recalled the “deep love” and “wild” chemistry she shared with the late actor in a moving tribute posted on her Instagram account days after he passed away at age 67.

“My life for the last two years has been nothing but truly magical,” Jacy posted on her Instagram account.

‘Ray and I share a deep love that I will treasure in my heart forever. We laughed daily and were inseparable. The chemistry was wild in the best way. He was everything in the world to me and we couldn’t get enough of each other.

The kind of true love one dreams of. She was the most beautiful person inside and out that I have ever met…and even that is an understatement.’

Nittolo and Liotta got engaged in December 2020, after being introduced by their children.

Liotta, who passed away in his sleep at a hotel in the Dominican Republic, is best remembered for his work on the big screen and his mastery of the mafia movie genre. Behind the scenes, his life was so dramatic and at times tragic. . , like many of the characters he played.

Ray Liottas fiancee Jacy Nittolo pays tribute to the late

‘He was everything in the world to me’: Ray Liotta’s fiancee Jacy Nittolo recalled the ‘deep love’ and ‘wild’ chemistry she shared with the late actor in a touching tribute posted to her Instagram account days later of his death at the age of 67.

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Two nights before she died, Liotta was photographed dining with Nittolo at an upscale steakhouse in the Dominican Republic.

“We were lucky enough to host Ray for dinner on Tuesday night,” the Naca’n owners wrote on social media.

“He was a special person and talented actor who will be missed, your friends at Naca’n will remember you fondly, #RestinPeace.”

Naca’n shared a photo of the couple at the establishment on Tuesday after eating.

“Mr. Ray Liotta joined us for dinner with friends,” the caption read.

‘We had a nice chat about the history of our building and our business. A very kind and generous gentleman. #Nacan #NacanLikes #FineDining #goodfellas.’

Liotta and Nittolo enjoy a meal together at a steakhouse in the Dominican Republic just two days before the actor's sudden death.

Liotta and Nittolo enjoy a meal together at a steakhouse in the Dominican Republic just two days before the actor’s sudden death.

Liotta is the father of 23-year-old Karsen, who was born while he was married to actress and producer Michelle Grace from 1997 to 2004.

Nittolo has four children with her ex-husband Joey, a film producer who made Vin Diesel’s A Man Apart in 2003.

He frequently posts pictures of his son Dax, 24; son Chazz, 22; daughter Jade, 19; and his son Joey, 11.

Liotta in September 2021 told Live with Kelly and Ryan that Karsen was at a party and met Chazz.

Karsen and Chazz decided to set their parents up.

Liotta said that when Nittolo found out who he was, he was like, ‘Wait a second, isn’t he like 60? I am in my 40’s.

He added: ‘But the buzz for me was that she also had a 10-year-old. When you’re 60, the last thing you want is a 10-year-old. Luckily this kid is very cool!

The couple started dating in 2020 and in February of that year they made their red carpet debut at the Independent Spirit Awards.

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1653754127 516 Ray Liottas fiancee Jacy Nittolo pays tribute to the late

Liotta won the joint Robert Altman Award along with her Marriage Story co-stars Scarlett Johansson, Adam Driver and Laura Dern.

Liotta said the lockdown brought them closer.

“It brought us very, very close to the point where I’m now engaged,” he told People last year.

Liotta announced the news on her Instagram, writing: “Christmas wishes come true. I asked the love of my life to marry me and thank God she said yes!!!’

His fiancée is Italian-American and started working as a hairstylist when she was 16, according to The Sun.

She dreamed of owning the studio and Joey bought the studio from her when they got married.

In December 2017, she posted a photo showing her and her staff in Christmas sweaters having drinks at a bar during their holiday celebration.

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1653754130 874 Ray Liottas fiancee Jacy Nittolo pays tribute to the late

Liotta and Nittolo, at the time of their death, were staying at the luxurious five-star Complex Houses of the VXI on the island of Hispaniola, which the Dominican Republic shares with the neighboring nation of Haiti.

The complex is a collection of individual houses and rooms in the capital of Santo Domingo, some of which date back to the 16th century, making them some of the oldest in the city’s historic quarter.

Rooms offer butler and concierge service as standard, and feature enhanced security and privacy measures for guests. Beds start around $300 a night, but the standout feature is the individual homes that come equipped with private pools, patios, and dining rooms, with pricing only available upon request.

Liotta and Nittolo were at the hotel while he was filming a new movie, Dangerous Waters, about a boating vacation gone awry when a daughter discovers the haunting past of her mother’s new boyfriend, when he died in her sleep.

Doctors were called to the compound but were unable to save him, and his body has now been taken for an autopsy. There is still no indication of the cause of his death, but there is no suspicion of foul play either.

His publicist Jennifer Allen of Viewpoint said the actor died in his sleep in the Dominican Republic, where he was filming Dangerous Waters. Nittolo was on site at the time of his death.

A spokesman for the Dominican Republic General Directorate of Cinema said: ‘We understand that he was accompanied by his wife and that the wife asks you to please respect his pain.’

Ray Liotta is believed to have been staying at the five-star Casas del VXI resort in the Dominican Republic's capital, Santo Domingo, when he died in his sleep on Thursday (pictured is one of the resort's rooms)

Ray Liotta is believed to have been staying at the five-star Casas del VXI resort in the Dominican Republic’s capital, Santo Domingo, when he died in his sleep on Thursday (pictured is one of the resort’s rooms)

Hotel rooms start around $300 a night per room, but the standout accommodations are the individual houses (pictured) that have private pools and dining rooms, and prices for which are only available upon request.

Hotel rooms start around $300 a night per room, but the standout accommodations are the individual houses (pictured) that have private pools and dining rooms, and prices for which are only available upon request.

Casas del VXI is located in the Colonial Zone, the oldest part of the capital of the Dominican Republic, dating back to the 16th century, with some of the houses preserved from that period.

Casas del VXI is located in the Colonial Zone, the oldest part of the capital of the Dominican Republic, dating back to the 16th century, with some of the houses preserved from that period.

Butler and concierge service is offered with hotel rooms as standard, and the resort has enhanced privacy and security measures for its guests (pictured above, one of the private home pools)

Butler and concierge service is offered with hotel rooms as standard, and the resort has enhanced privacy and security measures for its guests (pictured above, one of the private home pools)

Liotta is believed to have been in poor health when he visited Los Angeles in March, where those who saw him check into the Beverley Hills Hotel said he was “slow and steady” on his feet, “remarkably pale” and needed help getting on. in his jacket.

But he looked healthier in photos taken earlier this month while strolling through Pacific Palisades in Los Angeles with his fiancée.

Liotta was known to be a smoker, Liotta had been a smoker until around 2018, when he started appearing in ads for Pfizer’s Chantix, which he said helped him pack the cigarettes.

‘I tried to quit smoking for years on my own. I couldn’t do it. I needed help,’ she said in a commercial.

In another, he stated: ‘In movies, a lot of times I tend to play the tough guy. But I wasn’t strong enough to quit on my own, not until I tried Chantix.’

A spokesperson for the firm previously said the actor “wanted to share his story to help others,” so he joined the cast of the commercials.

He was perhaps best known for his incredible performance in Martin Scorsese's 1990 classic Goodfellas, where he played Henry Hill while Robert De Niro took on the role of Jimmy Conway.

He was perhaps best known for his incredible performance in Martin Scorsese’s 1990 classic Goodfellas, where he played Henry Hill while Robert De Niro took on the role of Jimmy Conway.

The actor seemed to walk away from his fame in the 1990s and kept a low profile, but he resurfaced in more recent years.  In the photo: Good guys

The actor seemed to walk away from his fame in the 1990s and kept a low profile, but he resurfaced in more recent years. In the photo: Good guys

His sudden death shocked fans as he was embarking on a major career resurgence in recent years, with him starring alongside Taron Egerton in Black Bird later this year.

He also appeared in The Many Saints of Newark, Marriage Story, and No Sudden Move in more recent years when his acting took off again.

But he was best known for his incredible performance in Martin Scorsese’s 1990 gangster classic Goodfellas, where he played Henry Hill while the 78-year-old De Niro took on the role of Jimmy Conway.

The actor most recently spoke out on social media in an Instagram post three weeks ago where he posted his new movie Cocaine Bear.

He wrote: “Cocaine Bear follows a bizarre group of cops, criminals, tourists and teenagers who converge in a Georgia forest where a 500-pound predator has ingested a staggering amount of white powder and is going on a coke rampage looking for more hits.” “. and blood.

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