Sad news today. Actor Bill Nunn has passed away at the age of 63.
The actor was best known for playing the role of Radio Raheem in the Spike Lee movie ‘Do The Right Thing,’ but he’s appeared cult classics like ‘New Jack City’ and dozens of films and tv programs, he also appeared in the Spider-Man trilogy as Robbie Robertson.
According to the Associated Press, Nunn died on Saturday morning (September 24, 2016) in Pittsburgh, PA after a battle with Cancer.
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Spike confirmed the death with several tributes to to his Instagram account.
“My Dear Friend, My Dear Morehouse Brother- Da Great Actor Bill Nunn As Most Of You Know Him As Radio Raheem Passed Away This Morning In His Hometown Of Pittsburgh. Long Live Bill NUNN. RADIO RAHEEM Is Now RESTING IN POWER. RADIO RAHEEM WILL ALWAYS BE FIGHTING DA POWERS DAT BE. MAY GOD WATCH OVER BILL NUNN,” he wrote. #Ripradioraheem #ripbillnunn