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Bill Nunn

Bill Nunn is best known from his portrayal of Robby Robertson in Spider-Man and Spider-Man 2. He made his feature debut in fellow Morehouse College graduate Spike Lee's School Daze, and also appeared in Lee's Do the Right Thing, Mo' Better Blues and He Got Game.

Nunn played Harrison Ford's physical therapist in Regarding Henry and Whoopi Goldberg's protector in Sister Act. Additional film credits include Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead, The Legend of 1900, The Hungry Bachelor's Club, Kiss the Girls, The Last Seduction, New Jack City, Mad City, Extreme Measures, The People I Know, Runaway Jury, White Lie, Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh, Always Outnumbered and Money Train.

Nunn turned in fine performances as Tim Roth's adoptive father in La Leggenda del pianista sull'oceano, Giuseppe Tornatore's first English-language feature. He had featured roles in People I Know, with Al Pacino, and in the prison thriller Lockdown.

Nunn has found time to do numerous television pilots and three series. He was in the CBS series Traps with George C. Scott, sitcom Local Heroes for NBC and the critically acclaimed The Job with Denis Leary on ABC. He has appeared on episodes of Chicago Hope, Touched By an Angel, New York Undercover and Millennium among others. His extensive stage work includes his performance in the Tony¬ Award winning, Broadway production of A Raisin in the Sun as well as roles in Fences, A Soldier's Play, Lesson From Aloes, MacBeth, Blues for an Alabama Sky, and Everybody's Ruby.


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Bill Nunn Facts

OccupationActor
BirthdayOctober 20, 1953 (64)
SignLibra
BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Height6' 4" (1m93)  How tall is Bill Nunn compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Regarding Henry
Bulletproof
Kiss the Girls
Do the Right Thing
Def By Temptation
Blood Brothers
Sister Act: 20th Anniversary Edition
Spike Lee Joint Collection
Things To Do In Denver When You're Dead
National Lampoon's Loaded Weapon 1
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