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Senor Love Daddy

Senor Love Daddy is a character in the film Do the Right Thing, portrayed by Samuel L. Jackson. He is the local Radio DJ. He first appears at the start of the film, ringing an alarm clock on the radio and telling people to wake up. His catchphrase is "That's the truth, Ruth!

Mookie delivers some lunch to him, and lets him dedicate a song to Tina.

He roll calls as many black celebrities he can.

In the racial tension sequence, he tells the people to calm down.

In the evening, he plays music for all the lovers.

When the riot takes place, and the firemen's hose spray water on his window, he gets angry.

The next day, he tells people to wake up through the radio, and ends the film by saying how the next record is dedicated to Radio Raheem.