Anthony Johnson Death – Cause of Death – Anthony Johnson, an actor, and comedian aka ‘AJ’ has been announced dead at the age of 55. He died early in the month of September 2021.
The cause of Anthony’s death is yet to be confirmed.
The actor and comedian were found ‘lifeless’ at a Los Angeles store earlier this month and was rushed to the hospital where he was later pronounced dead, according to his nephew.
It was rumored that Johnson was set to renew his role in the upcoming movie Last Friday, the fourth and final installment in the Friday franchise.
He started his career as an actor in the 90s and he went on to perform as a stand-up comedian.
Johnson was best known for his roles in House Party and Friday and for starring in the Lethal Weapon franchise.
He became popularly known in 1995’s American comedy film Friday, which he starred in alongside rapper Ice Cube and Chris Tucker.
The pair played unemployed friends who had to pay their local drug dealer while Johnson played petty thief Ezal.
The movie went on to hit $27million at the box office worldwide and obtained a large cult following.
Fans and followers took to social media to pay tribute to their superstar;
Somebody said, “So sad to hear of his passing…RIP Anthony Johnson aka Ezal.”
One person said, “RIP Anthony Johnson. He had more quotable lines in one movie than a lot of people’s careers.”
“Rest in paradise Anthony Johnson, one of the funniest comedians in the 90’s. He’ll be missed,” added another.