‘Friday,’ ‘Boondocks’ actor, comedian John Witherspoon dies at 77

AmNews Staff Reports | 10/30/2019, 7:41 a.m.
Actor-comedian John Witherspoon, who memorably played Ice Cube's father in the "Friday" films, has died.
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Actor-comedian John Witherspoon, who memorably played Ice Cube's father in the "Friday" films, has died. He was 77.

Witherspoon's manager Alex Goodman confirmed late Tuesday that Witherspoon died in Los Angeles. No cause of death was released.

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