The actor who portrayed rap mogul Suge Knight in the movie “Straight Outta Compton” was arrested early Monday after police said he beat up a security guard at a Sunny Isles Beach resort.
According to the Miami Herald Richard Marcus Taylor, 40, was charged with misdemeanor battery and is being held at a Miami-Dade jail.
Taylor played a small role in the critically acclaimed 2015 movie about the ground-breaking Southern California hip-hop ground N.W.A. He played the part of Marion “Suge” Knight, who aligned with rapper Dr. Dre to start Death Row Records, and is now jailed awaiting trial on a murder charge.
Taylor lists himself as an actor, stuntman, fitness trainer and martial arts instructor, according to his IMDB page. Taylor, who lives in New Jersey, also appears in the Netflix show Luke Cage and the upcoming flick Baby Driver.