Legendary Actor Bill Nunn, Who Played “Radio Raheem” and “Duh Duh Duh Man” Dead
(AllHipHop News) veteran actor Bill Nunn as passed away, it has been confirmed.
Bill Nunn became a cult figure in Hip-Hop culture thanks to his roles as "Radio Raheem” in Spike Lee's "Do the Right Thing.”
The actor was also featured in the 1989 classic "New Jack City" as a stuttering member of the Nino Brown’s crew named “Duh Duh Duh Man.”
“My Dear Friend, My Dear Morehouse Brother- Da Great Actor Bill Nunn As Most Of You Know Him As Radio Raheem Passed Away This Morning In His Hometown Of Pittsburgh,” Spike Lee posted to Instagram. “Long Live Bill NUNN. RADIO RAHEEM Is Now RESTING IN POWER. RADIO RAHEEM WILL ALWAYS BE FIGHTING DA POWERS DAT BE. MAY GOD WATCH OVER BILL NUNN.”
In addition to "Do the Right Thing" and "New Jack City," Bill Nunn had a high-profile roles in the “Spider-Man” trilogy, “Idlewild,” “Mo Betta Blues” and “He Got Game.”