Sonny Landham

‘Predator’ Star Dead at 76

8/18/2017 3:44 PM PDT

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Sonny Landham — who played Billy the self-knifing military badass in “Predator” — has passed away in a Kentucky hospital at the age of 76 from congestive heart failure. 

Landham was part of Arnold Schwarzenegger‘s band of special forces soldiers in the 1987 flick — and starred in the famous scene where he tried to go one-on-one with the alien armed only with a knife. 

He lost … but he went down in a frickin’ blaze of glory. 

Landham also appeared in “48 Hours” — in which he also played a guy named Billy. 

Before going mainstream, Landham starred in a bunch of low-grade porn flicks — including “Slippery When Wet” — but regretted it and said he needed the money at the time.

He later got into politics — running for several offices in Kentucky, but never got elected. 

RIP. 



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