Bill Nunn


Bill Nunn

Infobox actor


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Bill Nunn (born October 20, 1953) is an American actor.

Biography

Early life

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 NFL scout. [ [http://news.steelers.com/article/74104/ Official site of the Pittsburgh Steelers - Article ] ] Nunn's paternal grandfather was the first African American football player at George Westinghouse High School. [ [http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/06205/708138-66.stm Q&A: Bill Nunn Sr ] ] Nunn attended Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia. Also, Nunn's early childhood friend Sam Baird has been with him his whole career.

Career

Nunn made his acting debut in the 1988 Spike Lee film "School Daze", and is perhaps best known for his roles as Radio Raheem in 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.

References

External links

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