“The world of Comedy has really been shaken, once more. Our BH Expertise household is heartbroken in regards to the lack of the long-lasting legend of stage and display Mr. Anthony “AJ” Johnson,” Bell stated in an announcement. “He has left with us superb reminiscences of his laughter, dynamic appearing abilities, however most of all his huge character and coronary heart of gold.”
No reason for loss of life has been publicly shared.
Past his memorable efficiency within the 1995 hit movie “Friday,” Johnson additionally appeared in “Home Celebration,” “Menace II Society,” “Deadly Weapon 3,” “The Gamers Membership” and “B.A.P.S” His tv credit embody “Martin” and “Malcolm & Eddie.”
His “Friday” co-star Ice Dice took to Twitter to pay tribute, writing, “Unhappy to get up to the information about AJ Johnson passing away. Naturally humorous dude who was straight outta Compton on the identical time. Sorry I could not deliver your character Ezal again to the large display in Final Friday…”
Johnson is survived by his spouse Lexis, three kids, and his two siblings.