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Actor who starred in The Wiz and was popular as a panelist on several TV game shows including: Match Game, Hollywood Squares, and Pyramid.
He was born with the name Julius grew up in Atlanta, Georgia.
How did Nipsey Russell die?
Nipsey Russell's death was caused by assassination.
|Cause of death||Assassination|
|Age of death||87 years|
|Birthday||September 15, 1918|
|Death date||October 2, 2005|
|Place of death||N/A|
|Place of burial||N/A|
I’ve always had the ability to manipulate words and communicate ideas and thoughts.Nipsey Russell
Truck drivers stop me and say, ‘What is the poem for the day?’ or ‘Give me a poem for my girl.’ I have one on almost every subject.Nipsey Russell
Some college athletes don’t want to turn pro, they don’t want to take the cut in pay.Nipsey Russell
I knew racial discrimination at its worst in the 1930s. I lived with the humility of it but I never lost my sense of humor. Humor is the escape valve from the deadly reality of adversity.Nipsey Russell
My mother just liked the way the name Nipsey sounded.Nipsey Russell