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'Predator' actor Sonny Landham dies at 76

Actor Sonny Landham, best known for his roles in the 1980s action movies "Predator," "48 Hrs."

and "Lock Up," died Thursday from congestive heart failure in Lexington, Ky.

Born in Canton, Ga., the 6-foot-4 actor and stuntman got his start in Hollywood in X-rated films before landing a small role in Walter Hill's 1979 street gang cult classic "The Warriors."

Hill cast him again two years later in "Southern Comfort," then gave him a meatier role in his 1982 action comedy "48 Hrs."

He would later follow Schwarzenegger into politics, waging unsuccessful campaigns as a Republican for governor of Kentucky and U.S. Senate .

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