Anthony Johnson, House Party and Friday actor, has died
Sylvie Claire / September 21, 2021
Anthony Johnson, has died, according to TMZ. The American actor was found lifeless in a store earlier this month in Los Angeles and rushed to the hospital, where he was declared dead. At this time, the cause of death has not been released.
The comedian's career took off in 1990 after he landed the role of E.Z.E. in House Party and went on to perform stand-up throughout Los Angeles.
He later appeared in films such as Lethal Weapon 3 and Menace II Society before landing the role of Ezal in the 1995 comedy Friday.
A.J. went on to appear in nearly 50 films and television series, including Moesha, Martin, Malcolm & Eddie, The Players Club and I Got the Hook Up and its sequel. He was chosen to reprise his role in the upcoming Last Friday.