Shonka Dukureh, ‘Elvis’ Actress And Decorated Singer, Found Dead At 44

Shonka Dukureh, 'Elvis' Actress And Singer, Found Dead At 44
Shonka Dukureh, 'Elvis' Actress And Singer, Found Dead At 44 (Images: Screenshot/YouTube/Access)

Shonka Dukureh, who portrayed Big Mama Thorton in Baz Luhrmann’s “Elvis,” was reportedly discovered dead in her Nashville residence. She was 44 years of age.

Police in Nashville state that no foul play is suspected, but they are still awaiting the official cause of death as determined by the Davidson County Medical Examiner’s Office.

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