Saturday, September 24, 2016

RIP Bill Nunn

Legendary Actor Bill Nunn, Who Played “Radio Raheem” and “Duh Duh Duh Man” Dead

All Hip Hop
By Mike Winslow
September 24, 2016

Bill Nunn became a cult figure in Hip-Hop culture thanks to his roles as “Radio Raheem” in Spike Lee’s “Do the Right Thing.”

The actor was also featured in the 1989 classic “New Jack City” as a stuttering member of the Nino Brown’s crew named “Duh Duh Duh Man.”

“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,” Spike Lee posted to Instagram. “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.”

NUNN, Bill (William G. Nunn III)
Born: 10/20/1953, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
Died: 9/24/2016, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

Bill Nunn’s westerns – actor:
Glory – 1989
Little Bear and the Master – 2008 (warden)

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