Anthony Johnson, ‘Friday’ actor and comedian, has died

“The world of Comedy has really been shaken, once more. Our BH Expertise household is heartbroken in regards to the lack of the enduring legend of stage and display screen Mr. Anthony “AJ” Johnson,” Bell mentioned in a press release. “He has left with us superb reminiscences of his laughter, dynamic performing expertise, however most of all his monumental persona and coronary heart of gold.”

No reason for demise has been publicly shared.

Past his memorable efficiency within the 1995 hit movie “Friday,” Johnson additionally appeared in “Home Occasion,” “Menace II Society,” “Deadly Weapon 3,” “The Gamers Membership” and “B.A.P.S” His tv credit embody “Martin” and “Malcolm & Eddie.”

His “Friday” co-star Ice Dice took to Twitter to pay tribute, writing, “Unhappy to get up to the information about AJ Johnson passing away. Naturally humorous dude who was straight outta Compton on the similar time. Sorry I could not carry your character Ezal again to the large display screen in Final Friday…”

Johnson is survived by his spouse Lexis, three youngsters, and his two siblings.

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