- Bill Nunn
Bill Nunn (born
October 20, 1953) is an American actor.
Nunn was born in Pittsburgh,
Pennsylvania, the son of William G. Nunn, Jr., a well-known journalist and editor at the Pittsburgh Courier, as well as an NFLscout. [ [http://news.steelers.com/article/74104/ Official site of the Pittsburgh Steelers - Article ] ] Nunn's paternal grandfather was the first African Americanfootball player at George Westinghouse High School. [ [http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/06205/708138-66.stm Q&A: Bill Nunn Sr ] ] Nunn attended Morehouse Collegein Atlanta, Georgia. Also, Nunn's early childhood friend Sam Baird has been with him his whole career.
Nunn made his acting debut in the 1988
Spike Leefilm " School Daze", and is perhaps best known for his roles as Radio Raheemin Lee's " Do the Right Thing" and as Nino Brown's verbally challenged bodyguard Duh Duh Duh Man in " New Jack City".
Some 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 " A Raisin in the Sun", adapted for TV.
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