‘Black Panther’ and ‘Creed III' Stuntman Taraja Ramsess Dies In Car Accident

‘Black Panther’ and ‘Creed III’ Stuntman Taraja Ramsess Dies In Car Accident

A stuntman who worked on popular movies like “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever,” “They Cloned Tyrone” and “Creed III” was killed in a car accident that also took the lives of his two daughters and son.

Taraja Ramsess died on October 31 in Atlanta according to an Instagram post by the stuntman’s mother, Akili Ramsess. In the post, she mentioned that two of his other daughters survived the crash but his 13-year-old daughter Sundari and his newborn two-month-old daughter Fujibo died alongside him. At the time of the post, she stated that his son, three-year-old Shazia was on life support but in a post on Nov. 5, she told the world that, he died as well.

“Oh God! I can’t believe they’re gone! We are grieving and remain prayerful for my grandchildren’s recovery. Thank you to so many who have already reached out with kind words and prayers.”


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WSB TV reported that Ramsess’ vehicle rammed into a tractor-trailer that had broken down on the left lane of an Atlanta highway near the Wesley Chapel Road exit. The two surviving children were ejected from the vehicle.

One of Ramsess’ friends, Tony Tony Tucci stated that he was “always a family man and always shared his movie experiences.

“When I first heard about it, I broke down,” Tucci said. “I had to sit down. He was always a family man. They would come and sit and watch him train, and they would jump in and start training too.”

“He was always sharing his experiences, happy and glad to be part of that community. During the screening of Black Panther, he couldn’t stop talking about it. He was so happy to be a part of it.”

Some of the movies he worked in were: “Emancipation,” “Black Adam” and “Cruel Intentions.” He also appeared in TV shows “BMF,” “Atlanta” and “All the Queen’s Men.”

Ramsess is survived by his mother Akili and surviving children. A GoFundMe was started to help support his mother, Akili in her time of need.

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