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Celebrity Crime Files

Tookie Williams (Season 3, Episode 9)
TV Episode | Documentary, Crime

Once the most powerful member of The Crips, Stanley "Tookie" Williams helped spread massive violence and terror throughout South Los Angeles and beyond. In 1979, he was convicted of four counts of murder and sentenced to death. In jail, he...See moreOnce the most powerful member of The Crips, Stanley "Tookie" Williams helped spread massive violence and terror throughout South Los Angeles and beyond. In 1979, he was convicted of four counts of murder and sentenced to death. In jail, he went on to reject his former gang life and initiated a campaign to stop the violence. Many people believed he had a true revelation and attempted to show his redemption to save others. His books garnered multiple Nobel Peace Prize nominations. Though he maintained innocence and several attempts made to have his conviction overturned, in 2005 he was put to death via lethal injection. See less
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Sharon Brathwaite (as Sharon Brathwaite-Sanders) | Lamar Chase
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Updated Nov 10, 2014

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Nov 10, 2014 (United States)

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Lawrence Moran
Judge Richard Ibanez (as Larry Moran) Judge Richard Ibanez (as Larry Moran)   See fewer
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Barbara Becnel Barbara Becnel   See fewer
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Tavarus Weems
Associate Gang Member (uncredited) Associate Gang Member (uncredited)   See fewer
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