Thomas Jefferson Byrd Death – Dead – Obituary : Spike Lee Actor dies, Cause of Death .
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According to media reports, Byrd was found unresponsive early Sunday morning. Paramedics pronounced him dead as they found multiple gunshot wounds in his back, according to a statement posted online on October 10. 4, 2020 by Deadline Hollywood
Thomas Jefferson Byrd, was an actor in the unofficial repertory company of Spike Lee movies. What Joseph Cotton was to Orson Welles, Byrd was for Spike. The “everyman” character actor. He was a part of the Black Arts Renaissance of Fort Greene in the 80s. pic.twitter.com/oFPMKIKOro
— Wendell Pierce (@WendellPierce) October 4, 2020
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The following are some tributes posted on social media to honor the life and the legacy of the deceased.
Tragically he was murdered last night in ATL. Lifting his family & friends up in prayer! 👑💜🙏🏽 pic.twitter.com/hS2kgYNQUE
— The Leading Player’s Club (@BroadwayBlack) October 4, 2020
Rest In Peace to the legendary Thomas Jefferson Byrd seen here with me and the iconic Spike Lee. I had the honor of working with Mr. Byrd in CHI-RAQ but enjoyed much of his work SHES GOTTA HAVE IT, SET IT OFF, “Niggas is a beautiful thing” in BAMBOOZLED and so much more. pic.twitter.com/7BiC40N6Yf
— Jay Washington (@MrJayWashington) October 4, 2020
RIP to legendary actor, Thomas Jefferson Byrd who gave us so many memorable performances in Spike Lee films. pic.twitter.com/VERrcMBqEy
— Britni Danielle (@BritniDWrites) October 4, 2020
Miserable to hear of the passing of Thomas Jefferson Byrd, an underrecognized luminary whose performance in Red Hook Summer is among the most imaginative and memorable ones of recent years.
— Richard Brody (@tnyfrontrow) October 4, 2020
RIP Thomas Jefferson Byrd
Cool dude and full of energy. Dropped some gems on me in the times we were able to chop it up. pic.twitter.com/dNNC1ONUHe
— CALL ME ☎️ 1 (800) 223-9797 (@MrMarinKnows) October 4, 2020
“Thomas Jefferson Byrd Dead: Actor in Spike Lee Films Killed in Atlanta.” Horrific. What an incredible actor. This is a staggering loss. https://t.co/n0JZWhpi5B
— Mad Scholar Psych (@mattzollerseitz) October 4, 2020