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ACTOR JULIUS “SHO’NUFF” CARRY III DIES: The Last Dragon’s Shogun of Harlem passed away Tuesday at age 56 August 22, 2008

Filed under: General News — Ryann Hayman @ 3:13 pm

Actor Julius Carry III, best known as the villain Sho’Nuff from the 1985 film “The Last Dragon,” died on Aug. 19 after a battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 56.      

       The Chicago native started his film career in 1979 with the role of Malik Jamal Truth in “The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh.” He went on to appear in other small films, such as “Disco Godfather” and “The Man with One Red Shoe.”‘     

       But his most memorable big screen role was Sho’Nuff, a.k.a. the Shogun of Harlem, in “The Last Dragon,” a character who dressed up in shogun attire, traveled with a crew of thugs and tormented protagonist Leroy Green, played by Taimak.       

       Carry also made guest appearances on dozens of television shows, including “The Jeffersons,” “Fame,” “Family Matters,” “Moesha,” “Spin City,” “Diagnosis Murder” and “Boy Meets World.”


      A tribute to Carry appears below is his famous scene from “The Last Dragon.”


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