Cuba Gooding Jr’s father Cuba Gooding Sr found dead
Cuba Gooding Jr’s father Cuba Gooding Sr was found dead in a suspected overdose yesterday.
— Hollywood Reporter (@THR) April 20, 2017
The Oscar star’s father was reportedly discovered slumped over in his car in Woodland Hills, California, on Thursday according to TMZ.
According to reports emergency services attempted to revived but he was pronounced dead.
The publication report that police found empty alcohol containers in his car and suspect he died from an overdose.
Cuba Gooding Sr. was the lead singer in soul group The Main Ingredient, whose hits included Everybody Plays The Fool and Just Don’t Want To Be lonely.
He also enjoyed a solo career, in addition to his actor son Cuba, he and wife Shirley have three other children together – actor Omar Gooding, musician Tommy and actress April Gooding.