‘Elvis’ actress found dead in Nashville

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Updated: July 22, 2022 10:25 AM CT | Published: July 21, 2022 11:11 PM CT

Shonka Dukureh, who played Big Mama Thornton in this year’s movie about Elvis Presley, was found dead Thursday at her home in Nashville.

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