• April Muldrew

Actor-Comedian John Witherspoon Has Passed Away At The Age of 77


Say it ain’t so! 😩 Legendary actor-comedian #JohnWitherspoon has passed away suddenly in his home at the age of 77.



“It is with deepest sorrow that we can confirm our beloved husband and father, John Witherspoon, one of the hardest working men in show business, died today at his home in Sherman Oaks at the age of 77,” Witherspoon’s family said in a statement to Deadline. “He is survived by his wife Angela, and his sons JD, Alexander, and a large family. We are all in shock, please give us a minute for a moment in privacy and we will celebrate his life and his work together. John used to say ‘I’m no big deal’, but he was huge deal to us.”


Mr. Witherspoon was most known for filling our hearts with laughter in numerous films and TV shows including, The Wayans Bro’s, Friday franchise, Boomerang, I’m Gonna Get You Sucka, and The Boondocks.


Many prayers and heartfelt condolences to his family. 🙏🏾

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