Kevin Costner shares moving tribute to ‘Field of Dreams’ costar Ray Liotta.
On Thursday afternoon Deadline reported the death of a beloved actor, Ray Liotta. He was reportedly on assignment in the Dominican Republic and died in his sleep.
Fans from around the world posted tributes to the man best known for his roles in Goodfellas and Field of Dreams.
One of those tributes came from his Field of Dreams costar, Kevin Costner.
“Devastated to hear the news of Ray Liotta’s passing,” he tweeted along with a clip of he and Liotta together in the film. “While he leaves an incredible legacy, he’ll always be “Shoeless Joe Jackson” in my heart. What happened that moment in the film was real. God gave us that stunt. Now God has Ray.”
Field of Dreams is considered one of the greatest sports films of all time
The movie is considered to be one of the greatest sports movies of all time. Men’s Health Magazine ranked it No. 14 on their list of 40 best sports movies ever made, IMDB has it listed as No. 3 of all time, just under Hoosiers and Rocky.
Liotta played Shoeless Joe Jackson, a dead baseball player who was essentially brought back to life to play baseball again in the middle of a cornfield in Iowa.