ACTOR JOHN WITHERSPOON DIES AT 77

Oct 30, 2019

By Andy Johnson

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The American actor, best known for his role as Willie Jones in the “Friday” films, has died at the age of 77.

John Witherspoon, played the part of Ice Cube’s father.

Witherspoon also starred in films like “Hollywood Shuffle” in 1987, “Boomerang” in 1992 and wrote the move “From the Old School” in which he played an elderly working man who tries to prevent a neighborhood convenience store from being developed into a strip club.

Witherspoon’s manager confirmed his passing yesterday, in Los Angeles, but no cause of death was released.

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