Bill Nunn Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Oluwatosin Michael
Jan 31, 2024 By Oluwatosin Michael
Originally Published on Apr 17, 2022
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About Bill Nunn

Born in Pennsylvania on October 20, 1953, he attended Morehouse college before becoming an actor.
The man is best known for his Radio Raheem role in the Spike Lee movie 'True Crime' and other television series.
William Goldwyn Nunn III was born on October 20, 1953. He was famous for his roles as Radio Raheem in Spike Lee's film 'Do The Right Thing' and Robbie Roberston in Sam Raimi's 'Spider-Man' film trilogy. Terrence 'Pip' Phillips on 'The Job' was also famous. He was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 

Bill Nunn Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What was Bill Nunn's net worth?

Bill Nunn's net worth is $1.5 million.

How much did Bill Nunn earn per year?

He used to earn $4,00,000 per year and $32,00 per month. Most of his money was earned by acting. He was one of the highest-paid actors. 

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall was Bill Nunn?

He is 6.37 ft (194 cm) tall.

How old was Bill Nunn?

Bill Nunn died on September 24, 2016. He was 63 at that time. He died because of cancer- leukemia. 

Childhood And Education

Bill Nunn's parents were Frances and William Jr. He had a sister named Lynell. He attended Schenley High school. Then he graduated from Morehouse College in 1976 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who was Bill Nunn's partner?

Bill Nunn was married to Donna. They had two children named Jessica and Cydney. He also had a grandson named Jordan.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Bill Nunn, in the beginning, didn't want to be an actor. He was preparing to become a writer. He was accompanying his friend to an audition in which the director asked him if he would fill out the cast. He agreed to it. Acting wasn't his first choice, but he loved it when he got the taste of it.
Bill Nunn is best known for his acting abilities, and he was featured in several hits. 'New Jack City' and 'Sister Act' are some of his famous early works. He was cast in numerous thrillers like 'Extreme Measures,' 'Kiss The Girls', and 'Runaway Jury.' He made his name in the film industry, but the theater was also crucial to him.

What awards had Bill Nunn won?

He was nominated for Image Awards (NAACP) for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for the movie 'New York Undercover' and OFTA television award for Best Actor in a New Comedy Series for 'The Job.' His Radio Raheem role got famous, and he was known for this. 

Other Interesting Bill Nunn Facts And Trivia

In 2008 The Bill Nunn Theater Outreach Project was founded. It aimed to bring professional actors into contact with underfunded public school students in Pittsburgh.
The annual Pittsburgh Regional August Wilson Monologue Competition was named after Nunn's favorite playwright. He also starred in one of the best-known plays, 'Fences.' 
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Bill Nunn Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

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William Goldwyn Nunn III

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194 cm

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Morehouse College

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Donna Nunn


Bill Nunn, Frances Nunn

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Written by Oluwatosin Michael

Bachelor of Science specializing in Microbiology

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Oluwatosin MichaelBachelor of Science specializing in Microbiology

With a Bachelor's in Microbiology from the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Oluwatosin has honed his skills as an SEO content writer, editor, and growth manager. He has written articles, conducted extensive research, and optimized content for search engines. His expertise extends to leading link-building efforts and revising onboarding strategies. 

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