“The world of Comedy has truly been shaken, 再び. Our BH Talent family is heartbroken about the loss of the iconic legend of stage and screen Mr. アンソニー “AJ” ジョンソン,” Bell said in a statement. “He has left with us amazing memories of his laughter, dynamic acting skills, but most of all his enormous personality and heart of gold.”
No cause of death has been publicly shared.
Beyond his memorable performance in the 1995 hit film “金曜日,” Johnson also appeared in “House Party,” “Menace II Society,” “Lethal Weapon 3,” “The Players Club” そして “B.A.P.S” His television credits include “マーティン” そして “Malcolm & Eddie.”
彼の “金曜日” co-star Ice Cube took to Twitter to pay tribute, 書き込み, “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…”
Johnson is survived by his wife Lexis, three children, and his two siblings.