These deaths shocked the heck outta me
Lloyd Avery II
(June 21, 1969 – September 4, 2005)
Most notability the blood who shot ricky in boyz in da hood, he was actually a gangter in real life.
In 2001, Avery was arrested in connection with a double homicide .He was later convicted and sentenced to prison.
On the evening of September 6, 2005, Avery was found dead in his cell at pelican bay state prison. His body was discovered two days after he was strangled and struck on the head. Avery's cellmate, Kevin Roby, is the prime suspect in the murder. He is buried at inglewood park cememtary in inglewod california.
(August 4, 1968 – December 17, 1995)
He was also in boyz n da hood
Lexie died in a car accident in Los Angele's on December 17, 1995 at the age of 27, shortly after filming high school high.
Most noted: Myra Steve urkel's girlfriend on family matters, and as justine theo's girlfriend on the cosby show
Cause of death: stomach cancer, 1998
Carlton williams II
He played clinton in the movie crooklyn. He died in 2003 from sickle sell anemia.
(October 25, 1973 – January 19, 2005)
He was known for his role as Hakeem Campbell on moesha. In the early morning hours of January 19, 2005, Bentley was killed in a single-car accident in southern California's ventura county. He was driving on highway 118 near simi valley. 30 miles northwest of Los Angeles) when his vehicle went over an embankment, ejecting him (the sole occupant) from the vehicle and into traffic where five cars struck him.He was survived by two young daughters
(March 14, 1976 – November 9, 2002)
He was best known for his role as Rudy Huxtable's admirer, Stanley on the cosby show, and high school student, Romeo Santana on the steve harvvey show. On November 9, 2002, Santana was fatally shot six times while sitting in a parked car in South Los Angeles. He was 26 years old. Santana was buried on November 18, 2002 at Saint Raymond's Cemetery in The Bronx, New York.
Damien Andre Gates was later convicted of the first-degree murder of Santana and the attempted murder of another man in the car, and was sentenced to three consecutive life sentences plus 70 years in prison. Brandon Douglas Bynes received a 23-year sentence after pleading guilty to voluntary manslaughter and assault with a deadly weapon. An officer involved in the case testified that Monique King, reportedly Gates' girlfriend and aged 15 at the time of Santana's death, falsely claimed that Santana had tried to rape her, but actually set Santana up,which prompted Gates and Bynes to attack the car. King received eight years in juvenile custody.
Jeri Gray, 72, dancer and actress whose career ranged from Harlem's Apollo Theater to television. Gray, whose real name was Jeruth Persson and who was often called "Ms. Jeri," danced at several Eastern theaters in her youth, including Broadway appearances with Sammy Davis Jr. in "Mr. Wonderful." More recently, she had appeared in the feature film "Short Cuts" and in guest roles on the television series "Martin," "Sister, Sister," "Fresh Prince," "Sinbad" and "A Different World." She was also in videos starring Janet Jackson, Elton John and Milton Berle. On Friday in Los Angeles of a heart attack.
(March 21, 1975 – July 10, 2000)
He was mostly known as roach from next friday. On July 10, 2000, Pierce was found hanging in his room at the Bellagio Hotel by hotel security. It was confirmed that the death was a suicide. The following day, a Catholic memorial service for Pierce was held at St. Patrick's Old Cathedral in Manhattan's Little Italy.