A Comedy Icon Lost
Anthony Johnson, famous for his roles in House Party and Friday unfortunately, passed away.
“Our BH Talent family is saddened about the loss of an amazing iconic legend in comedy, our client and friend Anthony “AJ” Johnson.”
“We are praying for all those that were touched by his comedy, acting, but most of all his life. We are especially praying for his beloved Wife, Children, Siblings and Manager,” his rep tells TMZ.
Rest In Peace Anthony
Anthony’s nephew reports saying he found his uncle dead earlier this month in a store. The comedy icon lost his life too soon, he was only 55 years old.
His memorable roles will always have a special place in our hearts as he made many of us laugh.
Ice Cube tweets he is disheartened to hear about Anthony Johnson’s death.
“Sad to wake up to the news about AJ Johnson passing away. Naturally funny dude who was straight outta Compton at the same time. Sorry I couldn’t bring your character Ezal back to the big screen in Last Friday…”
He played in several films, where his character helped make the films memorable such as Moesha.
As of this time, the cause of death is unknown.
Rest in peace.