Actor Cuba Gooding Jr’s dad, Cuba Gooding Sr, has at the age of 72. The singer and actor was found dead in his car on Thursday in Woodland Hills, California, a week before his 73rd birthday, TMZ reports.
According to the website, police found the actor’s father slumped over in his silver Jaguar, which was parked on a road in Woodland Hills, California.
The fire department attempted CPR when they arrived on the scene shortly after midday, but couldn’t resuscitate him.
Police reportedly found empty alcohol containers in his car and suspect he died from an overdose.
As well as Cuba, he and his wife Shirley have three other children together – actor Omar Gooding, musician Tommy and actress April Gooding.
The couple were wed twice, separating in 1974 only to remarry in 1995.