Sonny Landham, a veteran actor whose work included roles in notable films such as ‘Depredador‘ (Predator, 1987) and ‘Limit: 48 hours‘ (48 Hrs, 1982) Has died of congestive heart failure Thursday in Lexington, Kentucky at 76 years old. the William Landham was born February 11, 1941, in the Canton, Georgia, his acting career began in the early 1970s and had more than 50 roles over the years.
Landham he acted in several films during the 1970s before I started working in film more current. The great opportunity for the actor came when the director Walter Hill I became a police officer in the thriller youth gang ‘The masters of the night‘ (The Warriors, 1979), which led him to his next work under the direction of Hill, on the ‘Limit 48 Hrs‘. The movie managed to make the name of Landman more noticeable, and from there would be roles for television in two famous series of the 80’s: Corruption in Miami and The Team To.
His greater role was in the violent ‘Fleshburn‘ (1984), in which she played a vietnam veteran to a psychopath with a desire for revenge, but always shone as a child in films like ‘Poltergeist‘ (1982) or ‘The temple of gold‘ (Firewalker, 1986) along with Chuck Norris and Louis Gossett Jr. But for what it is most well known for his unforgettable role as the crawler native american Billy Sole next to Arnold Schwarzenegger and Carl Weathers in the ‘Depredador‘ the director John McTiernan in 1987.
Landham went on to star in several action movies after ‘Predator‘ including ‘Action Jackson‘ (1988) by Weathers and ‘Locked’ (Lock Up, 1989) next to Sylvester Stallone. From 1997 to 2007, he quit working to go back shyly in 2000 with two thrillers horror low-budget little memorable. During her break from Hollywood, Landham launched a campaign to be governor of Kentucky in 2003, and to the senate of the state of Kentucky in 2004, without success. The actor leaves two children: a son, William, and a daughter, Priscilla.
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The news Sonny Landham, actor of ‘Predator’, has died at 76 years old was originally published in Espinof by Jorge Loser .