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Karsen Liotta writes a tribute to her late father Ray Liotta: 'You were the best.'

Karsen Liotta, who is 23 years old, has broken her silence about her father's death by posting a sweet tribute to him on Instagram.

"Those who knew him loved him," she wrote as the caption for an old photo of the two of them on Thursday night. "You're the best father anyone could want. I love you. Thanks for everything "

On May 26, he was 67 years old when he died in his sleep. The actor from "Goodfellas" was in the Dominican Republic to film his new movie, "Dangerous Waters."

The man from New Jersey is survived by his fiancée, Jacy Nittolo, and his son, Karsen, whom he had with his ex-wife, Michelle Grace. (Their daughter was born in December 1998, which was six years before they broke up.)

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Ray Liotta and Karsen Liotta
Karsen posted a sweet tribute with a throwback photo of her and her father.

Karsen has shown many times over the years on Instagram how close she is to Liotta and how much they mean to her.

In fact, the actress's very first post on social media was an old red carpet photo of her and the "Field of Dreams" star.

“Happy birthday Dadūüíõ,” Karsen gushed in the December 2013 post. “You’re the best & I love you!”

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Liotta welcomed Karsen in 1998 with his then-wife, Michelle Grace.

Three years later, on Father's Day, she said that Liotta was the "coolest, funniest, and most talented person" she knew.

Karsen said that her dad was a "legend" in 2017. The next year, she called him "the real G."

Karsen has shown that she wants to be an actress like her father, and Liotta encouraged her to do so in a 2016 interview with "Absolute Radio."

“I am a true believer that if this is what she wants to do, what am I gonna do?” the producer told Andy Bush at the time. “It’s what you do and how you handle that time in between, which is what messes up a lot of actors.”

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Karsen posed for many red carpet pics with her father over the years.

He added, “Idle hands are the devil’s workshop. That’s the biggest thing I want to teach her is to find positive things to do in between [projects].”


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