More Bill Nunn Bios & Profiles
Biography #2 (for Canadian Bacon)Bill Nunn has been performing on stage and screen for over sixteen years. A native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Nunn has taught theatre workshops and has directed numerous children's theatre productions. In Atlanta, where he currently resides with his wife and two daughters, Nunn has appeared with several theatrical companies, including the Alliance, the Academy, Theatrical Outfit and Just Us Theatre. His stage credits include T-Bone and Weasel, Split Second, Home, A Lesson From Aloes, A Soldier's Play, Macbeth, River Niger and Fences.
Together with longtime friend, Al Cooper, Nunn developed a comedy act known as Nunn and Cooper. One of the few African American comedy teams in the country, the duo performed comedy sketches and vignettes at nightclubs throughout the U.S. between 1980 and 1983.
Among Nunn's film credits are roles in The Last Seduction, Do The Right Thing and School Daze for Spike Lee, New Jack City, Sister Act, Regarding Henry, Glory, Def By Temptation and the upcoming Touchstone release Things To Do In Denver. Nunn has appeared in Showtime's Fallen Angels series, as well as the television movies Native Strangers and Dangerous Heart,both for USA Cable, War Stories for HBO, A Yankee in King Arthur's Court for NBC, and Littlest Victims for CBS.
for "Canadian Bacon" updated 05-Sep-2002