De'Angelo Wilson

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De'Angelo Wilson
Born (1979-03-29)March 29, 1979
Dayton, Ohio, U.S.
Died November 26, 2008(2008-11-26) (aged 29)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Other names De'Angelo K. Wilson
Occupation Actor and hip-hop artist
Years active 2002–2008

De'Angelo Wilson (March 29, 1979 – November 26, 2008) was an American film and television actor and a hip-hop artist.

Early life and education[edit]

He was born De'Angelo Ke'Shine Hill Wilson in Dayton, Ohio. He attended The University of Cincinnati and Kent State University, in Kent, Ohio, where he studied acting.


Wilson appeared in four films including as DJ Iz in 8 Mile (2002) and as Jesse Age 19 in the Antwone Fisher (2002). He also appeared in two television productions.


Wilson was found [hanging] in the back room of a commercial building in Los Angeles, California; his death was ruled a suicide. His mother, Debra, stated that her son had become depressed after he got the idea that his career was failing. Wilson's friends paid to have his body sent back to Ohio for burial.[citation needed]


Year Film Role
2002 8 Mile DJ Iz
Antwone Fisher Jesse Age 19
2004 Just Lose It music video DJ Iz
2005 The Salon D.D.
2006 Mercy Street Juilius

Television work[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
2004 CSI: NY Lamar Adams one episode, "Outside Man"
2002 R.U.S./H. Terrell unsold television pilot
2006 The Shield Marcus 'M.C. Gond Good' Dunn one episode, "Kavanaugh" (as De'Angelo K. Wilson)


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