Nearly a yr after Ray Liotta died, extra particulars have come to mild. TMZ reported that officers within the Dominican Republic decided that two root causes of the actor’s loss of life proved to be pulmonary edema and coronary heart failure. In accordance with Mayo Clinic, pulmonary edema happens when an excessive amount of fluid enters the lungs — making it very troublesome to breathe. As well as, the paperwork additionally revealed that Liotta had atherosclerosis. Mayo Clinic states that this situation causes arteries to change into thick and stiff (due to a buildup of fat, ldl cholesterol, and different issues), making it troublesome for blood vessels to hold oxygen all through the physique. All the causes have been deemed “pure and nonviolent.”
Following his loss of life, Liotta’s legacy nonetheless lives on by means of his films. In February, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce posthumously honored the actor with a star on the Hollywood Stroll of Fame. Liotta’s daughter, Karsen Liotta, attended the ceremony on the actor’s behalf. Producer of the Hollywood Stroll of Fame, Ana Martinez, fondly remembered Liotta throughout the ceremony. “Ray Liotta’s all-around profession made him a triple menace and sadly his passing was devastating to the leisure world,” she shared. “The characters he portrayed will at all times be etched in Hollywood’s movie historical past.” Elizabeth Banks, director of considered one of Liotta’s final movies, “Cocaine Bear,” served as one of many emcees. Could he relaxation in peace.