Bill Nunn, a character actor best known for his portrayal of Radio Raheem in director Spike Lee’s 1989 film “Do the Right Thing,” has died. He was 63.
Nunn’s wife, Donna, confirmed his death to the Associated Press and said he had been battling cancer.
Lee wrote that “his dear friend,” a classmate at Morehouse College, died Saturday morning in his hometown of Pittsburgh, adding that “Radio Raheem is now resting in power … May God watch over Bill Nunn.”
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