Actor Bill Nunn, Famously Known as Radio Raheem, Dies at 62

"Radio Raheem will always be fighting da powers dat be."

Bill Nunn, the actor who is famous for playing Radio Raheem in Spike Lee’s Do The Right Thing has died. He was only 62 years old. Spike Lee actually reported the news on Instagram, confirming Nunn died in his hometown of Pittsburgh, Pa. There is no further information about his death at this time. Lee wrote:

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.

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Fans have already taken to Twitter to post their respects to the late actor and cultural icon.