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==Film Deaths==
 
==Film Deaths==
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*'''''Purple Rain (1984)''' [Frances L]'': Shoots himself (off screen) in the head after [[Prince]] arrives at his house; the scene cuts after we hear a gun shot to Clarence being taken away by an ambulance with a large wound being covered on his head (It's not certain as to whether Clarence dies, but a later scene where Prince dedicates a song to Clarence does imply that he might be dead).
 
*'''''52 Pick-Up (1986)''''' [''Bobby Shy'']: Shot to death by [[John Glover]] while Clarence is running up the staircase.
 
*'''''52 Pick-Up (1986)''''' [''Bobby Shy'']: Shot to death by [[John Glover]] while Clarence is running up the staircase.
 
*'''''Deep Cover (1992)''''' [''Taft'']: Shot by [[Jeff Goldblum]]; he dies in [[Laurence Fishburne]]'s arms shortly afterwards.
 
*'''''Deep Cover (1992)''''' [''Taft'']: Shot by [[Jeff Goldblum]]; he dies in [[Laurence Fishburne]]'s arms shortly afterwards.
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*'''''Life (1999)''' [Winston Hancock]:'' Fatally beaten (off-screen) by [[Ned Vaughn]], after Clarence slashes Ned's face; he dies after collapsing in front of [[Martin Lawrence]] and [[Eddie Murphy]] (who are framed for the murder).
 
*'''''Life (1999)''' [Winston Hancock]:'' Fatally beaten (off-screen) by [[Ned Vaughn]], after Clarence slashes Ned's face; he dies after collapsing in front of [[Martin Lawrence]] and [[Eddie Murphy]] (who are framed for the murder).
 
*'''''Reindeer Games (2000)''''' [''Merlin'']: Burned to death after being squirted by a liquid gun and being lit on fire by [[Ben Affleck]].
 
*'''''Reindeer Games (2000)''''' [''Merlin'']: Burned to death after being squirted by a liquid gun and being lit on fire by [[Ben Affleck]].
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*'''''American Gangster (2007)''' [Bumpy Johnson]'': Dies of a heart attack in the middle of an electronic store while talking to [[Denzel Washington]].
   
 
==TV Deaths==
 
==TV Deaths==

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Clarence Williams III in 'Sugar Hill'

Clarence Williams III (1939 - )

Film Deaths

  • Purple Rain (1984) [Frances L]: Shoots himself (off screen) in the head after Prince arrives at his house; the scene cuts after we hear a gun shot to Clarence being taken away by an ambulance with a large wound being covered on his head (It's not certain as to whether Clarence dies, but a later scene where Prince dedicates a song to Clarence does imply that he might be dead).
  • 52 Pick-Up (1986) [Bobby Shy]: Shot to death by John Glover while Clarence is running up the staircase.
  • Deep Cover (1992) [Taft]: Shot by Jeff Goldblum; he dies in Laurence Fishburne's arms shortly afterwards.
  • Sugar Hill (1994) [A.R. Skuggs]: Dies of a heroin overdose while his son (Michael Wright) looks on in impassively. His body is shown again later on when his other son (Wesley Snipes) discovers him.
  • Life (1999) [Winston Hancock]: Fatally beaten (off-screen) by Ned Vaughn, after Clarence slashes Ned's face; he dies after collapsing in front of Martin Lawrence and Eddie Murphy (who are framed for the murder).
  • Reindeer Games (2000) [Merlin]: Burned to death after being squirted by a liquid gun and being lit on fire by Ben Affleck.
  • American Gangster (2007) [Bumpy Johnson]: Dies of a heart attack in the middle of an electronic store while talking to Denzel Washington.

TV Deaths

  • Miami Vice: A Tale of a Goat (1985) [Legba]: Shot to death in a shootout with Philip Michael Thomas, causing Clarence to fall overboard from his boat.
  • Against the Wall (1994) [Chaka]: Shot to death by SWAT officers during the Attica prison riot.
  • Cold Case: Officer Down (2009) [Henry "Pops" Walters]: Dies (off-screen) after being shot by Mateo Arias. Thom Barry later sees his "ghost" (apparently a figment of his imagination) at the end of the episode.

Notable Connections

Ex-Mr. Gloria Foster

Grandson of Clarence Williams (musician)

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