How Did Nipsey Russell Die? Date of Death, Cause of Death, Age, and Birthday

Nipsey Russell death

The TV actor Nipsey Russell passed away at age 87, impressive.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Actor who starred in The Wiz and was popular as a panelist on several TV game shows including: Match Game, Hollywood Squares, and Pyramid. 

He was born with the name Julius grew up in Atlanta, Georgia. 

How did Nipsey Russell die?

Assassination caused Nipsey Russell's death in 2005.

Information about the death of Nipsey Russell
Cause of deathAssassination
Age of death87 years
ProfessionTv Actor
BirthdaySeptember 15, 1918
Death dateOctober 2, 2005
Place of deathN/A
Place of burialN/A


I used to say, ‘We’ve always had integration in the South… we just want it now in the daytime.

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Divorces are getting so common that a woman I know doesn’t bother getting a new marriage license. They just punch her old one and give her a transfer. You can’t teach an old dog new tricks – so she keeps changing dogs.

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The great part of appearing on game shows is that when you answer a question the camera takes a close-up of you every time. You get more close-ups than in a movie, and that’s terrific for audience identification. The people have to see you to like you.

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New York can be any city it wants to be.

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If you see me on the street, don’t just say, ‘There goes Nipsey.’ Walk over and say, ‘Hello Nipsey,’ and give me a warm slap on the back and hand me a few dollars.

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