“We lost an icon”
Friday Actor and comedian Anthony Johnson has died at the age of 55, his representative has confirmed.
“We lost an icon. He will be greatly missed,” Johnson’s representative Linnea Bell told Hollywood Reporter. “He has left with us wonderful memories of his laugh, dynamic acting skills, but most of all his huge personality and heart of gold.
“We will be in constant prayer for his entire family, including his wife Lexis, three children, brother Edward ‘Peanut’ Smith, sister Sheila, and lifelong manager and friend Mike D. Please give them the time they need to process and grieve.” Give. Huge loss.”
Johnson to F. Best remembered for his role as Ezzle in Gary Gray’s 1995 film Starring alongside Craig Jones as Ice Cube.
Ice Cube took to Twitter today (September 20) to pay tribute to Johnson.
“Sad to hear of the passing of AJ Johnson,” he wrote. “Naturally funny dude who was straight out of Compton at the same time. Sorry I couldn’t get your character Ezzle back on the big screen in Last Friday…”
Saddened to wake up to the news of AJ Johnson’s passing. A naturally funny dude who was straight out of Compton at the same time. Sorry, I couldn’t get your character Ezzle back on the big screen in Last Friday… https://t.co/gKbYZDZ4Br
— ice cube (@icecube) September 20, 2021
Anthony Johnson also starred in films like House Partyhandjob Men’s II Society And lethal weapon 3. In terms of TV, the actor appeared in Martin And Malcolm and Eddie.
He got his breakout role as EZE House Party in 1990, and continued to act in house party 3.
Read on for some more tributes to Anthony Johnson on social media:
Anthony Johnson is survived by his wife, three children and a brother. The cause of death was not publicly disclosed.