Ricky Harris, Actor and Comedian, Dies at 54

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Ricky Harris

Snoop Dogg and Ice Cube paid their respects on social media.

Actor and comedian Ricky Harris has died, The Hollywood Reporter was told by his manager, Cindy Ambers. He was 54. 

Harris, whose numerous credits in television and on film include Heat, Poetic Justice and Everyone Hates Chris, died Monday of a heart attack, Ambers said.  

Harris also worked with Snoop Dogg on his rap albums. Snoop, Ice Cube and Chuck D, among many others, paid their respects on social media. 


#Repost @snoopdogg ・・・ Ricky Harris. R. I. P.

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C u when I get there like we used to do in church on the east side tell Nate to hold my note

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Devastated!!! #RIP to the One and Only #RickyHarris Always been a super solid dude

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RIP Ricky Harris Dam this crazy please send prayers out for his family wow this hurts man.

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