Anthony “AJ” Johnson, an actor known for his roles in the popular comedies House Party and Friday, has died. He was 55 years old.

Johnson began working as an actor in 1980 and first appeared in a leading role in 1990. He worked in more than 50 movies and series including “Lethal Weapon 3” and “All on a Friday.” He also dedicated part of his life to giving standup shows.

One of the most remembered comedic actors of the 90s passed away today at the age of 55. This is Anthony Johnson , better known as “Ezal” who was part of the hit classic of the 90 called “All on a Friday . ” According to local authorities, the cause of death is still under investigation.

In July 2017, Anthony Johnson suffered a heart attack at LaGuardia Airport in New York City, while he had to go to a stand-up show. He had to be hospitalized for many weeks before he could return home.

Anthony Johnson’s nephew spoke with TMZ (specialized media) and explained that the actor was found dead in a store in Los Angeles and was rushed to the nearest hospital where they could not save his life.

Who was Anthony Johnson?

Anthony Johnson had played with Mel Gibson and Ice Cube

Born on March 6, 1965 in a difficult district of Los Angeles, Compton, Anthony Johnson had started early to take an interest in the cinema, under the influence of his father stuntman and co-founder of the Black Stuntmen’s Association, an organization to help the black stuntmen at work in Hollywood. After a few small roles, Anthony Johnson played in 1990 in House Party , a rap comedy that became cult in the United States. He then appears in Lethal Weapon 3 , alongside Mel Gibson and Danny Glover, where he plays a drug dealer. The actor distinguished himself once again in Menace II Society by the Hughes brothers and then in the comedy Friday , alongside Ice Cubeand Chris Tucker, who is hugely successful in the United States. In parallel, the young man scours the stand-up scenes in Los Angeles. At that time, he also appears in gangsta rap clips like Dre Day Dr. Dre, where he plays a parody of rapper Eazy-E, Dr. Dre former partner in the group NWA In addition, Anthony Johnson also had starred in popular TV series across the Atlantic like Martin , with Martin Lawrence , or The Jamie Foxx show .

Johnson began working as an actor in 1980 and first appeared in a leading role in 1990. He worked in more than 50 movies and series including “Lethal Weapon 3” and “All on a Friday.” He also dedicated part of his life to giving standup shows.

Where did Anthony Johnson act?

1982 – Puss in Boots
1990 – House Party
1992 – Lethal Weapon 3
1993 – Menace II Society
1994 – House Party 3 ‘
1995 – Panther
1995 – Friday
1997 – BAPS
1998 – The Players Club
1999 – Rising to the Top
2000 – Hot Boyz

Amelia Warner– After graduating from NYU with a master's degree in history, She was also a columnist for many local newspapers. Amelia Warner mostly covers Entertainment topics, but at times loves to write about movie reviews as well.

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