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[[File:Clarencewilliamsiii.jpg|thumb|300px|Clarence Williams III in 'Sugar Hill']]
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[[File:ClarenceWilliamsIII.jpg|thumb|320px|Clarence Williams III in 'Cold Case: Officer Down']]
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[[File:Screen_Shot_2020-05-05_at_8.07.18_AM.png|thumb|350px|Clarence Williams III in Sugar Hill]]
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[http://us.imdb.com/name/nm0929934 Clarence Williams III] (1939 - )
 
[http://us.imdb.com/name/nm0929934 Clarence Williams III] (1939 - )
   
==Film deaths==
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==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).
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*'''''[[Purple Rain (1984)|Purple Rain]]''[[Purple Rain (1984)| (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.
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*'''''[[52 Pick-Up (1986)|52 Pick-Up]]''[[52 Pick-Up (1986)| (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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*'''''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.
 
*'''''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 Clarence's murder).
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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 Clarence's murder).
   
*'''''[[Reindeer Games (2000)]]''''' [''Merlin'']: Burned to death after being squirted by a liquid gun and being lit on fire by [[Ben Affleck]] (he then falls through a window onto a parked car windscreen, his body is shown at the beginning of the film that then leads up to his death).
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*'''''[[Reindeer Games (2000)]]''''' [''Merlin'']: Burned to death after being squirted with clear alcohol by a liquid gun as Williams is holding a lighter thereby getting set on fire by [[Ben Affleck]] (he then falls through a window onto a parked car windscreen, his body is shown at the beginning of the film that then leads up to his death).
   
*'''''[[American Gangster (2007)]]''''' [''Bumpy Johnson'']: Dies of a heart attack in the middle of an electronic store while talking to [[Denzel Washington]].
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*'''''[[American Gangster (2007)]]''''' [''[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bumpy_Johnson Bumpy Johnson]'']: Dies of a heart attack in the middle of an electronic store while talking to [[Denzel Washington]]. (Historically; Bumpy actually died in the Wells Restaurant in Harlem, not in a electronic store).
   
*'''''[[Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013)]]''''' [''Maynard'']: Presumably dies (off-screen) of old age/natural causes between the 1930's scenes and the present.
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*'''''[[Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013)]]''''' [''Maynard'']: Dies (off-screen) of old age/natural causes between the 1930's scenes and the present.
   
==TV deaths==
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==TV Deaths==
*'''''[[Miami Vice (1984 series)|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.
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*'''''[[Miami Vice (1984 series)|Miami Vice: A Tale of a Goat (1985)]]''''' [''Legba'']: Shot to death with a Shotgun by [[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.
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*'''''Against the Wall'' (1994 TV)''' [''Chaka'']: Shot to death by SWAT officers during the Attica prison riot.
   
 
*'''''[[Cold Case (2003 series)|Cold Case: Officer Down (2009)]]''''' [''[http://coldcase.wikia.com/wiki/Henry_%22Pops%22_Walters Henry "Pops" Walters]'']: Dies (off-screen) after being shot in his store by [[Mateo Arias]]. He's seen when [[Jeremy Ratchford]] enters the store after [[Thom Barry]] is shot as well. The shooting is later seen in a flashback. He later appears as a ghost/figment of imagination to Thom at the end of the episode.
 
*'''''[[Cold Case (2003 series)|Cold Case: Officer Down (2009)]]''''' [''[http://coldcase.wikia.com/wiki/Henry_%22Pops%22_Walters Henry "Pops" Walters]'']: Dies (off-screen) after being shot in his store by [[Mateo Arias]]. He's seen when [[Jeremy Ratchford]] enters the store after [[Thom Barry]] is shot as well. The shooting is later seen in a flashback. He later appears as a ghost/figment of imagination to Thom at the end of the episode.
   
 
==Notable Connections==
 
==Notable Connections==
*Ex-Mr. [[Gloria Foster]]
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*Ex-Mr. [[Gloria Foster]].
*Grandson of Clarence Williams (musician)
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*Grandson of Clarence Williams (musician).
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== Gallery ==
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<gallery>
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Latest revision as of 16:03, May 5, 2020

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Clarence Williams III in Sugar Hill

Clarence Williams III (1939 - )

Film DeathsEdit

  • 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).
  • 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.
  • Reindeer Games (2000) [Merlin]: Burned to death after being squirted with clear alcohol by a liquid gun as Williams is holding a lighter thereby getting set on fire by Ben Affleck (he then falls through a window onto a parked car windscreen, his body is shown at the beginning of the film that then leads up to his death).

TV DeathsEdit

  • Against the Wall (1994 TV) [Chaka]: Shot to death by SWAT officers during the Attica prison riot.

Notable ConnectionsEdit

  • Grandson of Clarence Williams (musician).

Gallery Edit

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