William Goldwyn “Bill” Nunn III was born on October 20, 1952, and died on September 24, 2016.
He was an American actor.
He was known for his roles as Radio Raheem in Spike Lee’s film Do the Right Thing and Robbie Robertson in the Sam Raimi Spider-Man film trilogy.
He made his acting debut in the 1988 Spike Lee film School Daze, and is best known for his roles as Radio Raheem in Lee’s Do the Right Thing and as Nino Brown’s bodyguard Duh Duh Duh Man in New Jack City.
A few selection of his other film credits include Lee’s Mo’ Better Blues and He Got Game, as well as Regarding Henry, Sister Act, Canadian Bacon, The Last Seduction, Things To Do In Denver When You’re Dead, New Jack City, Runaway Jury, Spider-Man trilogy (as Joseph “Robbie” Robertson), Firehouse Dog, the television series The Job, Randy and The Mob, and the televised adaptation of A Raisin in the Sun. 2016.
He died in his family’s home in Pittsburgh’s Hill District.
Bill Nunn passed away at 63 years old.