Actor Leo O’Brien, who starred in the hit movie “The Last Dragon,” died in New York City yesterday (October 10).
TMZ.com reports that an autopsy is currently under way to determine the cause of O’Brien’s death.
The actor, 44, played the character “Richie Green” in the movie “The Last Dragon” and he also had roles in other Hip-Hop inspired movies.
O’Brien played the character “Allan” in the 1985 cult-classic “Rappin’,” which starred Mario Van Peebles and Eriq La Salle as warring rappers in a country town.
Mario Van Peebles also cast O’Brien in a bit role in 1991′s hit movie “New Jack City.”
Last year, Leo O’Brien was shot two times in Harlem. Police arrested a suspect and charged the man with attempted murder.