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RIP: ‘Sanford & Son’ Star Nathaniel ‘Rollo’ Taylor Passes Away At 80

‘Sanford and Son’ star Nathaniel “Rollo” Taylor passed away at 80. Get the scoop and join us in paying our respects.

 

Nathaniel Taylor, best known for his role as “Rollo” on the classic sitcom, “Sanford and Son,” has passed away.

He was 80.

According to entertainer/promoter Alonzo Williams, Nathaniel suffered a heart attack on February 23 and remained hospitalized until he passed on the 27th, just over a month before his 81st birthday (March 31).

Alonzo said in a statement:

Today, black Hollywood lost a 70s legend Nathaniel Taylor better known as ‘Rollo’ of the hit show, ‘Sanford and Son,’ passed on Feb 27th at UCLA Medical Center of complications from a recent heart attack.

Taylor’s character on ‘Sanford and Son’ was the lovable, funny but questionable friend of Lamont the co-star of the show.

Services are yet to be announced.

Comedian and actor Mike Epps took to social media to pay his respects to Mr. Taylor:

Rest in peace, Nathaniel.



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