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'Friday' Actor/Comedian Anthony 'AJ' Johnson Dead at 55

'Friday' Actor/Comedian Anthony 'AJ' Johnson Dead at 55

Such tragic news on Monday morning (September 20) – comedian and actor Anthony “AJ” Johnson has tragically passed away at 55.

His representative, LyNea Bell, confirmed the tragedy to THR.

“We lost an icon. He will be greatly missed,” LyNea said in a statement.

His most memorable role was in the film Friday, the 1995 movie also starring Ice Cube and Chris Tucker. Anthony portrayed Ezal in the film and instantly became a fan favorite. Anthony also appeared in movies like House Party, Menace II Society and Lethal Weapon 3.

He gave an interview on 2018 that is now being circulated online amid this tragic news. You can watch the interview, from VladTV, below. RIP.

Our thoughts are with Anthony‘s loved ones, friends, and family during this time.

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