10 Things You Never Knew About Actor Bill Nunn

Bill Nunn may have died yesterday but, his legacy is long but forgotten.

Here are 10 things you never knew about Bill Nunn.

  1. Graduated from Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia in 1976
  2. Worked as an artist-in-residence with Spelman College in George
  3. Enrolled in Morehouse College as an English Major
  4. Bill Nunn wanted to become a writer. Over time he started moving towards acting.
  5. Grew up in Pennsylvania
  6. Bill Nunn's fatehr worked for over 40 years as a scout for the Pittsburgh Steelers and has 5 Super Bowl rings.
  7. Said Spike Lee's movie School Daze was one of his biggest accomplishments. "'School Daze' was one of the highlights of my life because it was the first chance I had to act on screen. I would have been happy if that had been it, because I proved that I could do it.
  8. Bill Nunn shared his secret to acting. "If you want to be an actor, you should just get out there and do it. I don't go for the approach of first getting photos and an agent. I think you should start with the work, and the other stuff will follow. As with opportunity knocks, you have to be ready."
  9. Bill Nunn's last role was on the now canceled USA Network series Sirens. 
  10. Bill Nunn's first acting job was in 1981 where he played worked as a background extra on "Sharky's Machine"
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