Bill Nunn, the actor best known for his role as Radio Raheem in Spike Lee’s Do The Right Thing, passed away Saturday morning. He was 63.
Via NY Daily News:
The 6-foot-3 Nunn — who also appeared in Lee’s “School Daze,” “Mo’ Better Blues” and “He Got Game” — passed away in his hometown of Pittsburgh, Lee announced via Facebook. Both were Morehouse College alums, with Nunn graduating in 1976.
“Long Live Bill Nunn,” posted Lee. “Radio Raheem is now resting in power. Radio Raheem will always be fighting da powers dat be. May God watch over Bill Nunn.”
Rest in grace, Bill.