It was gathered that he died in his sleep in the Dominican Republic at the age of 67.
Publicist Jennifer Allen said he had been on location shooting a new film Dangerous Waters.
Another movie he’s best known for is Martin Scorsese’s Goodfellas (1990); he played mobster Henry Hill.
Liotta was also Tommy Vercetti in the video game Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (2002).
He won an Emmy for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series (ER) in 2005, among other awards.
Born in Newark, New Jersey, Liotta was engaged to Jacy Nittolo at the time of death.