I’m so sad to report that Nathaniel Taylor, the man who played Rolo on Sanford and Son, has passed away at the age of 80. Alonzo Williams, a friend of the family, posted on social media, “Today black Hollywood lost a 70s legend Nathaniel Taylor better known as Rolo on Sanford and Son of complications of a recent heart attack.”
Taylor started on TV in 1971 and did several action films in the 70s and 80s. Nathaniel Taylor dies on February 27, 2019. He’s survived by his wife, six kids, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
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