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American actor

John Witherspoon is ...

Born 27 Jan 1942 in Detroit
Died 29 Oct 2019 in Sherman Oaks
Age77 years, 9 months
Causemyocardial infarction
Height1.78m (5 ft, 10 in)
John Witherspoon
John Witherspoon
John "Pops" Witherspoon being interviewed by Sister Circle TV in 2019

About John Witherspoon

John Weatherspoon (January 27, 1942 – October 29, 2019), better known as John Witherspoon, was an American actor and comedian who performed in various television shows and films.He is best remembered for his role as Willie Jones for the Friday series, Witherspoon also starred in films such as Hollywood Shuffle (1987), Boomerang (1992), The Five Heartbeats (1991), and Vampire in Brooklyn (1995). He has also made appearances on television shows such as The Wayans Bros. (1995–99), The Tracy Morgan Show (2003), Barnaby Jones (1973), The Boondocks (2005–2014), and Black Jesus (2014–2019). He wrote a film, 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.