Actor Keith Jefferson, 53, from "Django Unchained" has passed away

In addition, Jefferson appeared in "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" with Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio. 

Tarantino and him collaborated on "The Hateful Eight."

Following the tragic news of Jefferson's passing, Jamie Foxx posted a heartfelt statement to his close friend on social media.

Foxx's post was accompanied by a picture of him and Jefferson shaking hands at an event. 

Jefferson uploaded a black-and-white snapshot of himself in a hospital bed just before he passed away. 

God will occasionally provide you with a difficulty and then leave it up to you to resolve it. 

I had to pause when I received the news that I had cancer and I didn't want to tell anyone," he said in part. 

Keith Washington In Quentin Tarantino's films, Keith Jefferson collaborated with actors including Jamie Foxx, Samuel L. Jackson, and others.

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