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American actor Bill Nunn – best known for his role as Radio Raheem in Spike Lee’s Do the Right Thing and as Daily Bugle editor Robbie Robertson in Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man trilogy – has passed away aged 62 in his hometown of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Nunn made his acting debut in 1988’s School Daze, and would reunit with director Spike Lee for Do the Right Thing, Mo’ Better Blues and He Got Game. His other screen credits included New Jack City, Regarding Henry, Sister Act, Kiss the Girls, Runaway Jury and Firehouse Dog.
Spike Lee has led the tributes to Nunn with the following posts on Instagram…
- Gary Collinson
Whoopi Goldberg would like it to be known: She is not the hatchet woman for “The View.” Goldberg went into a Twitter rant against British publication the Daily Mail, after the Mail reported that Goldberg’s “View” cohort Paula Faris blamed Goldberg for getting Faris’ air time cut down from five episodes to one per week. In response, the “Sister Act” star fired up her Twitter account and opened up an economy-size can of Whoopi-ass on the Mail. Also Read: 'The View': Paula Faris Compares Ted Cruz Campaign to 'Dumb and Dumber' (Video) “Contrary to »
- Tim Kenneally
The third season renewal, announced Wednesday at the Television Critics Association press tour in Pasadena, Calif., comes ahead of the second season premiere, which is next week on Jan. 13.
Hailing from creator Darren Star, “Younger” stars Sutton Foster, Hillary Duff, Debi Mazar, Nico Tortorella, Miriam Shor, Molly Bernard, Peter Hermann and Dan Amboyer, who were all at TCA when the renewal announcement was made.
“‘Younger’ was a critical success and fan favorite right out of the gate, and Darren Star and his team of writers have brought an even sexier, shocking sophomore season to the table,” said Keith Cox, exec vice president of development and original programming at TV Land. “We’re thrilled with the show and what it’s done for the network, and »
- Elizabeth Wagmeister
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