Lloyd Avery III, the actor who portrayed (Knucklehead), responsible for killing Ricky (Morris Chestnut) in the film “Boyz N The Hood,” died on Sept. 11th, 2005. At the time of his death, he was serving a life sentence for a double murder.
Actor Lexie Bigham who portrayed (Mad Dog) died on Dec. 17, 1995 in a car accident.
Dedrick D. Gobert (Pookie) had his life cut short when he was fatally shot at a drag racetrack in 1994. The 22-year-old made his debut playing Dooky in John Singleton’s “Boyz N The Hood,” in 1991.