THE entertainment world has lost another legend.
 

Actor Bill Nunn has died at the age of 63.

The star had been fighting cancer for some time and sadly lost his battle on Saturday evening.

His wife, Donna, confirmed the star had passed away at his home in Pittsburg.

Bill had over 71 acting credits to his name.

His most role was Cash in the TV series Sirens last year.

Bill appeared in the superhero franchise COLUMBIA PICTURES

SPIDER-MAN: Bill appeared in the superhero franchise

He also played Joseph ‘Robbie’ Robertson in the Spider-Man trilogy alongside Toby Maguire and Kirsten Dunst.

Bill even worked on an Oscar-nominated film.

1989’s Do The Right Thing saw Bill play Radio Raheem, a New Yorker who died after being choked by police in a violent street fight.

The film’s director, Spike Lee, posted a heartfelt tribute on Instagram.

Spike Lee's emotional tribute online INSTAGRAM

TRIBUTE: Spike Lee's emotional tribute online

Bill with Samuel L. Jackson GETTY

PALS: Bill with Samuel L. Jackson

He said: “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.

“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.”

He’s also appeared in films including Sister Act, Money Train, Bulletproof and Extreme Measures.

 
 
 
 
Victoria Harper
By Victoria Harper 09/25/2016 15:42:00
 

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