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Ray Liotta's fiancée says he was 'her world' in heartfelt tribute on Instagram

The couple had been planning to marry and Nittolo was reportedly in the Dominican Republic with Liotta when he died in his sleep

Ray and Jacy Nittolo.

Esther McCarthy

Ray Liotta’s fiancée has spoken out for the first time about his shocking and sudden death, saying: “He was everything in the world to me”.

In an emotional new Instagram post, Jacy Nittolo shared a photo of herself with the Goodfellas star, and described him as: “the most beautiful person inside and out”.

The couple had been planning to marry and Nittolo was reportedly in the Dominican Republic with Liotta when he died in his sleep at the age of 67.

He was in the Caribbean island to film a new movie called Dangerous Waters.

“My life these past couple of years have been nothing but truly magical,” wrote Nittolo in the post.

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“Ray and I share a deep love that I will cherish in my heart forever. We laughed daily and we 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 real love that one dreams of.

“He was the most beautiful person inside and out that I’ve ever known…and even that is an understatement.”

The star of Goodfellas - widely regarded as one of the best mobster movies of all time - as well as Field of Dreams and Marriage Story - passed away on Thursday.

The couple had been together since 2020 and had been introduced by their teenage children.

Martin Scorsese and Robert De Niro have led tributes to Goodfellas star Ray Liotta, who has died aged 67.

Scorsese, who directed both actors in the 1990 film, praised the “uniquely gifted” and “courageous” performer, adding he would “always be proud” of the work they had done together.

Liotta is best known for his portrayal of Henry Hill in Goodfellas opposite De Niro and Joe Pesci.

“I’m absolutely shocked and devastated by the sudden, unexpected death of Ray Liotta,” Scorsese said, in a statement shared with US media.

“He was so uniquely gifted, so adventurous, so courageous as an actor.

“Playing Henry Hill in Goodfellas was a tall order, because the character had so many different facets, so many complicated layers, and Ray was in almost every scene of a long, tough shoot.

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