Bill Nunn

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   William G. "Bill" Nunn III (October 20, 1953-September 24, 2016) was an American actor. 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. Description above from the Wikipedia article Bill Nunn, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Bulletproof (1996)

An undercover police officer named Rock Keats befriends a drug dealer and car thief named Archie Moses in a bid to catch the villainous drug lord Frank Coltan. But the only problem is that Keats is a cop, his real name is Jack Carter, and he is working undercover ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ernest R. Dickerson
CAST:  Adam Sandler  •  James Caan  •  Jeep Swenson  •  Damon Wayans

An undercover police officer named Rock Keats befriends a drug dealer and car thief named Archie Moses in a bid to catch the villainous drug lord Frank Coltan. But the only problem is that Keats is a cop, his real name is Jack Carter, and he is working undercover ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ernest R. Dickerson
CAST:  Adam Sandler  •  James Caan  •  Jeep Swenson  •  Damon Wayans

Canadian Bacon (1995)

The U.S. President, low in the opinion polls, gets talked into raising his popularity by trying to start a cold war with Canada.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Moore
CAST:  John Candy  •  Alan Alda  •  Rhea Perlman  •  Kevin Pollak

The U.S. President, low in the opinion polls, gets talked into raising his popularity by trying to start a cold war with Canada.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Moore
CAST:  John Candy  •  Alan Alda  •  Rhea Perlman  •  Kevin Pollak

Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh (1995)

The Candyman moves on to New Orleans and starts his horrific murders once more. This time, his intended victim is a school teacher. Her father was killed by the Candyman, and brother wrongly accused of the murders.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bill Condon
CAST:  Tony Todd  •  Kelly Rowan  •  William O'Leary  •  Bill Nunn

The Candyman moves on to New Orleans and starts his horrific murders once more. This time, his intended victim is a school teacher. Her father was killed by the Candyman, and brother wrongly accused of the murders.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bill Condon
CAST:  Tony Todd  •  Kelly Rowan  •  William O'Leary  •  Bill Nunn

Def by Temptation (1990)

An evil succubus is preying on libidinous black men in New York, and all that stands in her way is a minister-in-training, an aspiring actor, and a cop that specializes in cases involving the supernatural.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Bond III
CAST:  James Bond III  •  Cynthia Bond  •  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Bill Nunn

An evil succubus is preying on libidinous black men in New York, and all that stands in her way is a minister-in-training, an aspiring actor, and a cop that specializes in cases involving the supernatural.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Bond III
CAST:  James Bond III  •  Cynthia Bond  •  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Bill Nunn

Do the Right Thing (1989)

Salvatore "Sal" Fragione is the Italian owner of a pizzeria in Brooklyn. A neighborhood local, Buggin' Out, becomes upset when he sees that the pizzeria's Wall of Fame exhibits only Italian actors. Buggin' Out believes a pizzeria in a black neighborhood should ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Ossie Davis  •  Danny Aiello  •  Giancarlo Esposito  •  Richard Edson

Salvatore "Sal" Fragione is the Italian owner of a pizzeria in Brooklyn. A neighborhood local, Buggin' Out, becomes upset when he sees that the pizzeria's Wall of Fame exhibits only Italian actors. Buggin' Out believes a pizzeria in a black neighborhood should ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Ossie Davis  •  Danny Aiello  •  Giancarlo Esposito  •  Richard Edson

Extreme Measures (1996)

Guy Luthan, a British doctor working at a hospital in New York, starts making unwelcome enquiries when the body of a man who died in his emergency room disappears. After the trail leads Luthan to the door of an eminent surgeon at the hospital, Luthan soon finds ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Apted
CAST:  Hugh Grant  •  Gene Hackman  •  Sarah Jessica Parker  •  David Morse

Guy Luthan, a British doctor working at a hospital in New York, starts making unwelcome enquiries when the body of a man who died in his emergency room disappears. After the trail leads Luthan to the door of an eminent surgeon at the hospital, Luthan soon finds ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Apted
CAST:  Hugh Grant  •  Gene Hackman  •  Sarah Jessica Parker  •  David Morse

Glory (1989)

Robert Gould Shaw leads the US Civil War's first all-black volunteer company, fighting prejudices of both his own Union army and the Confederates.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edward Zwick
CAST:  Matthew Broderick  •  Denzel Washington  •  Cary Elwes  •  Morgan Freeman

Robert Gould Shaw leads the US Civil War's first all-black volunteer company, fighting prejudices of both his own Union army and the Confederates.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edward Zwick
CAST:  Matthew Broderick  •  Denzel Washington  •  Cary Elwes  •  Morgan Freeman

He Got Game (1998)

A basketball player's father must try to convince him to go to a college so he can get a shorter prison sentence.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Ray Allen  •  Milla Jovovich  •  Rosario Dawson

A basketball player's father must try to convince him to go to a college so he can get a shorter prison sentence.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Ray Allen  •  Milla Jovovich  •  Rosario Dawson

Idlewild (2006)

A musical set in the Prohibition-era American South, where a speakeasy performer and club manager Rooster must contend with gangsters who have their eyes on the club while his piano player and partner Percival must choose between his love, Angel or his obligations ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bryan Barber
CAST:  André 3000  •  Paula Patton  •  Terrence Howard  •  Faizon Love

A musical set in the Prohibition-era American South, where a speakeasy performer and club manager Rooster must contend with gangsters who have their eyes on the club while his piano player and partner Percival must choose between his love, Angel or his obligations ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bryan Barber
CAST:  André 3000  •  Paula Patton  •  Terrence Howard  •  Faizon Love

Kiss the Girls (1997)

Forensic psychologist Alex Cross travels to North Carolina and teams with escaped kidnap victim Kate McTiernan to hunt down "Casanova," a serial killer who abducts strong-willed women and forces them to submit to his demands. The trail leads to Los Angeles, where ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Fleder
CAST:  Morgan Freeman  •  Ashley Judd  •  Cary Elwes  •  Alex McArthur

Forensic psychologist Alex Cross travels to North Carolina and teams with escaped kidnap victim Kate McTiernan to hunt down "Casanova," a serial killer who abducts strong-willed women and forces them to submit to his demands. The trail leads to Los Angeles, where ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Fleder
CAST:  Morgan Freeman  •  Ashley Judd  •  Cary Elwes  •  Alex McArthur

National Lampoon's Loaded Weapon 1 (1993)

An LA detective is murdered because she has microfilm with the recipe to make cocaine cookies. Two cops partner to find and stop the fiends before they can dope the nation by distributing their wares via the 'Wilderness Girls' cookie drive.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gene Quintano
CAST:  Emilio Estevez  •  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Jon Lovitz  •  Tim Curry

An LA detective is murdered because she has microfilm with the recipe to make cocaine cookies. Two cops partner to find and stop the fiends before they can dope the nation by distributing their wares via the 'Wilderness Girls' cookie drive.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gene Quintano
CAST:  Emilio Estevez  •  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Jon Lovitz  •  Tim Curry

Mo' Better Blues (1990)

Talented but self-centered trumpeter Bleek Gillian is obsessed with his music and indecisiveness about his girlfriends Indigo and Clarke. But when he is forced to come to the aid of his manager and childhood friend, Bleek finds his world more fragile that he ever ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Spike Lee  •  Wesley Snipes  •  Giancarlo Esposito

Talented but self-centered trumpeter Bleek Gillian is obsessed with his music and indecisiveness about his girlfriends Indigo and Clarke. But when he is forced to come to the aid of his manager and childhood friend, Bleek finds his world more fragile that he ever ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Spike Lee  •  Wesley Snipes  •  Giancarlo Esposito

Money Train (1995)

When a vengeful New York transit cop decides to steal a trainload of subway fares, his foster brother—a fellow cop—tries to protect him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Ruben
CAST:  Wesley Snipes  •  Woody Harrelson  •  Jennifer Lopez  •  Robert Blake

When a vengeful New York transit cop decides to steal a trainload of subway fares, his foster brother—a fellow cop—tries to protect him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Ruben
CAST:  Wesley Snipes  •  Woody Harrelson  •  Jennifer Lopez  •  Robert Blake

New Jack City (1991)

A gangster, Nino, is in the Cash Money Brothers, making a million dollars every week selling crack. A cop, Scotty, discovers that the only way to infiltrate the gang is to become a dealer himself.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mario Van Peebles
CAST:  Wesley Snipes  •  Ice-T  •  Allen Payne  •  Chris Rock

A gangster, Nino, is in the Cash Money Brothers, making a million dollars every week selling crack. A cop, Scotty, discovers that the only way to infiltrate the gang is to become a dealer himself.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mario Van Peebles
CAST:  Wesley Snipes  •  Ice-T  •  Allen Payne  •  Chris Rock

Regarding Henry (1991)

Respected lawyer, Henry Turner survives a convenience-store shooting only to find he has lost his memory, and has serious speech and mobility issues. After also losing his job—where he no longer 'fits in'—his loving wife and daughter give him all their love and support.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Nichols
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Annette Bening  •  Michael Haley  •  Bill Nunn

Respected lawyer, Henry Turner survives a convenience-store shooting only to find he has lost his memory, and has serious speech and mobility issues. After also losing his job—where he no longer 'fits in'—his loving wife and daughter give him all their love and support.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Nichols
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Annette Bening  •  Michael Haley  •  Bill Nunn

School Daze (1988)

Fraternity and sorority members clash with other students at a historically black college during homecoming weekend.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Laurence Fishburne  •  Joe Seneca  •  Giancarlo Esposito  •  Jasmine Guy

Fraternity and sorority members clash with other students at a historically black college during homecoming weekend.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Laurence Fishburne  •  Joe Seneca  •  Giancarlo Esposito  •  Jasmine Guy

Sister Act (1992)

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A Reno singer witnesses a mob murder and the cops stash her in a nunnery to protect her from the mob's hitmen. The mother superior does not trust her, and takes steps to limit her influence on the other nuns. Eventually the singer rescues the failing choir and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Emile Ardolino
CAST:  Whoopi Goldberg  •  Maggie Smith  •  Kathy Najimy  •  Wendy Makkena

A Reno singer witnesses a mob murder and the cops stash her in a nunnery to protect her from the mob's hitmen. The mother superior does not trust her, and takes steps to limit her influence on the other nuns. Eventually the singer rescues the failing choir and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Emile Ardolino
CAST:  Whoopi Goldberg  •  Maggie Smith  •  Kathy Najimy  •  Wendy Makkena

Spider-Man (2002)

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After being bitten by a genetically altered spider at Oscorp, nerdy but endearing high school student Peter Parker is endowed with amazing powers to become the superhero known as Spider-Man.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Raimi
CAST:  Tobey Maguire  •  Willem Dafoe  •  Kirsten Dunst  •  James Franco

After being bitten by a genetically altered spider at Oscorp, nerdy but endearing high school student Peter Parker is endowed with amazing powers to become the superhero known as Spider-Man.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Raimi
CAST:  Tobey Maguire  •  Willem Dafoe  •  Kirsten Dunst  •  James Franco

Spider-Man 2 (2004)

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Peter Parker is going through a major identity crisis. Burned out from being Spider-Man, he decides to shelve his superhero alter ego, which leaves the city suffering in the wake of carnage left by the evil Doc Ock. In the meantime, Parker still can't act on his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Raimi
CAST:  Tobey Maguire  •  Kirsten Dunst  •  James Franco  •  Alfred Molina

Peter Parker is going through a major identity crisis. Burned out from being Spider-Man, he decides to shelve his superhero alter ego, which leaves the city suffering in the wake of carnage left by the evil Doc Ock. In the meantime, Parker still can't act on his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Raimi
CAST:  Tobey Maguire  •  Kirsten Dunst  •  James Franco  •  Alfred Molina

Spider-Man 3 (2007)

The seemingly invincible Spider-Man goes up against an all-new crop of villains—including the shape-shifting Sandman. While Spider-Man’s superpowers are altered by an alien organism, his alter ego, Peter Parker, deals with nemesis Eddie Brock and also gets caught ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Raimi
CAST:  Tobey Maguire  •  Kirsten Dunst  •  James Franco  •  Thomas Haden Church

The seemingly invincible Spider-Man goes up against an all-new crop of villains—including the shape-shifting Sandman. While Spider-Man’s superpowers are altered by an alien organism, his alter ego, Peter Parker, deals with nemesis Eddie Brock and also gets caught ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Raimi
CAST:  Tobey Maguire  •  Kirsten Dunst  •  James Franco  •  Thomas Haden Church
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