Man Who Inspired The Movie Radio Has Died

Posted: December 16, 2019 at 6:18 am

JAMES “RADIO” KENNEDY, who was a fixture at South Carolina’s T.L. Hanna High School football games for decades, and who inspired the 2003 movie, “Radio,” has died He was 73. Kennedy, who had developmental disabilities, became famous in his state for his love of the T.L. Hanna team and for always being at the games since the 1960s. CUBA GOODING JR. played Kennedy, who was nicknamed “Radio,” because he always carried a transistor radio.