American actor and dancer, Adolfo Gutierrez Quiñones, best known his stage name as “Shabba-Doo” passed away on December 30, 2020. He was just 65.
The actor, who gained recognition for his appearances as street artist ‘Ozone’ in the dance movie ‘Breakin‘ and its sequel, ‘Breakin’ 2: Electric Boogaloo,’ was found dead at his home in Los Angeles.
News regarding his death was first announced by Tony Basil, the co-founder of The Original Lockers, of which he was a member, through Twitter. Basil wrote:
“It is with extreme sadness The Lockers family announces the unexpected passing of our beloved Adolfo ‘Shabba-Doo’ Quinones. In this difficult time, we are requesting privacy.”
According to the latest news delivered by his publicist, Biff Warren, Quiñones’ dead of unknown causes. As Hollywood Reporter reports, Warren also stated that Quiñones had been tested negative for COVID-19 a day before he died:
“The next day he’s dead. It opens up all kinds of questions.”
The beloved dancer and choreographer worked with Frank Sinatra, Madonna, Bette Midler, and more throughout his career, in addition to his roles in Hollywood movies & series, including ‘Steel Frontier,’ ‘Miami Vice,’ ‘Kids Incorporated,’ ‘Married… with Children’ and ‘The Sitter.’
It is predicted to be announced Quiñones’ cause of death soon.
Here is Basil’s tweet.
— Toni Basil (@Toni_Basil) December 30, 2020