Is Thomas Jefferson Byrd Living or Dead?

Has American actor Thomas Jefferson Byrd died? Or is he still alive?

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American actor

Thomas Jefferson Byrd is ...

Born 25 Jun 1950 in Griffin
Died 3 Oct 2020 in Atlanta
Age70 years, 3 months
Causeballistic trauma

About Thomas Jefferson Byrd

Thomas Jefferson Byrd (June 25, 1950 – October 3, 2020) was an American character actor who played in several of director Spike Lee's films. He was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play for his performance in the 2003 Broadway revival of Ma Rainey's Black Bottom.


After an emergency call was made in Atlanta, Georgia, around 1:45 a.m. on October 3, 2020, Byrd was found unresponsive with multiple gunshot wounds in his back and pronounced dead. He was 70. A spokesperson for Atlanta police said that homicide detectives were "working to determine the circumstances surrounding the incident". On October 17, 2020, a 30-year-old man was arrested for having a connection to Byrd's murder.


Thomas Jefferson Byrd has worked on the following shows: