DEAD: Nathaniel Taylor (aged 81)
American actor (Sanford and Son, What’s Happening!!)
Nathaniel Taylor (March 31, 1938 — February 27, 2019) was an American
Taylor was best known for his recurring role as Rollo Lawson in the 1970s sitcom Sanford and Son, a role he later reprised on its short-lived 1980-1981 spin-off Sanford. He later played the first version of Jim-Jam with Redd Foxx on the 1986 series The Redd Foxx Show. Later, he played Rerun’s (Fred Berry) brother-in-law Ike in the sitcom What’s Happening!!.
Taylor also was featured in Trouble Man starring Robert Hooks as one of Mr. Big’s henchmen.