‘Friday’ Actor-Comedian John Witherspoon Dies at 77

Actor-comedian John Witherspoon, who memorably played Ice Cube's father in the "Friday" films, has died.

  • Published 30 October 2019

LOS ANGELES (AP) — 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 that Witherspoon died in Los Angeles. No cause of death was released. The actor had a prolific career, co-starring in three "Friday" films, appearing on "The Wayans Bros." television series and voicing the grandfather in "The Boondocks" animated series. His film roles included "Vampire in Brooklyn" and "Boomerang,"… Read at AP News