Taurean Blacque dead at 82

He is a 'Hill Street Blues' actor

He is popularly known for portraying detective Neal Washington

He died from undisclosed illness at the age of 82

He was also nominated for Emmy.

Taurean Blacque was born and raised in New Jersey

He acted in many popular shows like "Sanford and Son"

"The Bob Newhart Show"

"Good Times," "Taxi",and "What’s Happening!!"

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