D'Army Bailey


Age: 73

Summary: lawyer and judge who helped to preserve the Memphis hotel where civil rights leader Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated and turn it into the National Civil Rights Museum in 1991 when he led the fight to preserve the crumbling Lorraine Motel, where King was slain while standing on a balcony on April 4, 1968 but who also had small acting roles in several films, including The People vs. Larry Flynt and How Stella Got Her Groove Back.

Cause of Death: Cancer

Born: November 29, 1941

Died: July 12, 2015

Memphis, Tennessee