TORONTO — Actor and musician Louie Rankin has died, according to TMZ. He was killed in a car crash.
The Associated Press reported that Rankin, whose real name was Leonard Ford, died at the scene when his car crashed with a transport truck, according to Ontario Provincial Police Const. Shannon Gordanier. The driver of the truck wasn't harmed, officials said.
A spokesperson for Rankin confirmed the death on Twitter.
It's not clear what year he was born, but the actor is from Jamaica and has notably appeared alongside DMX and Nas in the 1998 drama "Belly."
"Great working with this man," Nas wrote on Instagram of Rankin. "A legend. In ‘Belly' you stole the show."
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