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Nipsey Russell

Nipsey Russell's biography

Nipsey Russell is 87 years old poet born at Atlanta. He was born on Sunday 13th of October 1918. He is often nicknamed as The Poet Laureate of TelevisionThe Poet Laureate of ComedyHarlem's Son of FunNipsey. According to year of birth 1918 he belongs to Greatest Generation. Birthday on 13th of October means he is Libra. Libra sign depicts that it is all about “Balance”. It seems that their life is very balanced, however, things are way opposite as they always face unstable situations in order to balance it further.

He is citizen of United States of America. His primary profession is to be poet. You can know him also as stage actor, television actor, film actor. He is recently known as dancer. He received NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture The Wiz in 1979

Nipsey Russell's schools

We found 1 school He attended. Name of the school: University of Cincinnati.

Detailed informations about his schools

  • Although he claimed to be a graduate of the University of Cincinnati, he actually attended for only one semester in 1936 and did not receive a degree.

Nipsey Russell's career

His main focus is to be poet.

How did Nipsey Russell die

He died on on Sunday 2nd of October 2005 when he was 87 years old at New York City. Nipsey Russells death was caused by cancer. It happend like natural causes.

Awards and competitions

Nipsey Russell's Awards

  • He received award for NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture for work The Wiz in 1979

What Nipsey Russell has done for a first time

  • Became one of the first African-Americans to be a regular on game shows (e.g., "To Tell the Truth") and was also one of the first black game show hosts with NBC's "Your Number's Up.".

Nipsey Russell's quotes

  • I've always had the ability to manipulate words and communicate ideas and thoughts. Writing poems is very simple to do....I start with the joke line and write backward.
  • When asked why he never married: I have trouble living with myself, how could I live with anyone else?
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Nipsey Russell's body shape

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