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Actor and comedian, Anthony Johnson dies at 55


Actor and comedian Anthony “AJ” Johnson has died at the age of 55.

The star was found ‘lifeless’ in a Los Angeles store earlier this month and rushed to hospital where he was later pronounced dead, his nephew told TMZ.

The actor’s cause of death is not yet known.

Johnson was best known for his roles in House Party and Friday and for starring in the Lethal Weapon franchise.

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His acting career took off in the 90s and he went on to perform as a stand-up comedian.

He also appeared in Lethal Weapon 3 as a drug dealer and Menace II Society with other acting credits including Moesha, Malcom & Eddie and The Players Club.

Following sad news of Johnson’s death, fans took to Twitter to pay tribute.

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“RIP Anthony Johnson. He had more quotable lines in one movie than a lot of people’s careers,” said one.


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