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Actor best known for his role as Radio Raheem in the Spike Lee film Do the Right Thing. His roles in True Crime, Spider-Man, A Raisin in the Sun, and Canadian Bacon brought him additional fame.
He attended Morehouse College. In 1988, he made his debut in School Daze.
He played the character Cash on the USA series Sirens.
How did Bill Nunn die?
Bill Nunn's death was caused by leukemia.
Nunn died on September 24, 2016, at his home in Pittsburgh’s Hill District; he was 62 years old. His widow, Donna, confirmed that he had leukemia.
|Cause of death||Leukemia|
|Age of death||62 years|
|Birthday||October 20, 1953|
|Death date||September 24, 2016|
|Place of death||Hill District|
|Place of burial||N/A|
"School Daze' was one of the highlights of my life because it was the first chance I had to act on screen. I would have been happy if that had been it, because I proved that I could do it."Bill Nunn
"If you want to be an actor, you should just get out there and do it. I don't go for the approach of first getting photos and an agent. I think you should start with the work, and the other stuff will follow. As with 'opportunity knocks,' you have to be ready."Bill Nunn
"Fortunately, I never had to do the waiter thing. When I got out of college, I immediately started to teach acting. One of the first jobs I had was in a federally-funded program where I taught drama to young people."Bill Nunn
"Every time I work, it's an educational process because I learn by watching other actors. My career is always going to be an ongoing study."Bill Nunn