Craig “muMs” Grant, an actor made famous by his roles on the television shows “Oz” and “Blue Bloods” has died. He was only 52 years old.
According to Deadline.com, Grant passed away on Thursday (March 24). His death was the result of natural causes, according to information his representatives shared with the publication.
“We are heartbroken over the loss of one of the most genuine, caring, loving souls we have ever had the pleasure of representing,” Grant’s representatives said in a statement. “Craig was more than our client, he was our dear friend. We all just lost a phenomenal man.”
Grant was represented by the Ellipsis Entertainment Group, Headline Talent Agency, and Ellis Talent Group, according to Deadline.com
In addition to his roles on the shows “Blue Bloods” and “Oz,” Craig “muMs” Grant appeared in several other very famous shows. These included “The Sopranos,” “Law & Order,” “Chappelle’s Show,” “Boston Legal,” “Cold Case,” “Nurse Jackie,” and “The Last O.G.”
One of his more famous roles was that of Cash Jackson on the Netflix show “She’s Gotta Have It.” Grant appeared in that series from 2017 until 2019.
Craig “muMs” Grant didn’t just have a career on the small screen, he also appeared in several films. His most recent work was “No Sudden Move.” This, according to Deadline.com, is a Steven Soderbergh film that also stars Jon Hamm, Don Cheadle, and Benicio Del Toro.
Grant’s other film credits include “Dark Water,” “Ball Don’t Lie,” “Interview,” “Monsters and Men,” and “The Good Heart.”
Craig ‘muMs’ Grant Respected for His Slam Poetry Work
Before he was an actor, Craig “muMs” Grant was a respected slam poet, according to Deadline.com. In fact, he was chosen to compete in the National Poetry Slam in 1996.
At the time he was part of the Nuyorican team. Also, he was a part of the documentary film “Slam Nation: The Sport of Spoken Word,” which was released in 1998.
Craig “muMs” Grant was born in New York City.