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AJ Johnson Biography, Wiki, Age, Career, Death, Cause Of Death | Who Was AJ Johnson? Bio, Wikipedia

Who was AJ Johnson?

Anthony Johnson (February 1, 1966 – September 6, 2021), sometimes credited as AJ Johnson was an American actor and comedian. He was best known for his role in Friday.

Comedian Anthony AJ Johnson Of “Friday” Movie Fame Passes Away

Anthony “AJ” Johnson, an actor and comedian best known for his performance as Ezal in “Friday,” has died, his representative Lynea Bell told CNN Monday. He was 55.”The world of Comedy has truly been shaken, again. Our BH Talent family is heartbroken about the loss of the iconic legend of stage.

Anthony AJ Johnson,” Bell said in a statement. “He has left with us amazing memories of his laughter, dynamic acting skills, but most of all his enormous personality and heart of gold.”No cause of death has been publicly shared.

Beyond his memorable performance in the 1995 hit film “Friday,” Johnson also appeared in “House Party,” “Menace II Society,” “Lethal Weapon 3,” “The Players Club” and “B.A.P.S” His television credits include “Martin” and “Malcolm & Eddie.”

His “Friday” co-star Ice Cube took to Twitter to pay tribute, writing, “Sad to wake up to the news about AJ Johnson passing away. Naturally funny dude who was straight outta Compton at the same time. Sorry I couldn’t bring your character Ezal back to the big screen in Last Friday…”

Sad to wake up to the news about AJ Johnson passing away. Naturally funny dude who was straight outta Compton at the same time. Sorry I couldn’t bring your character Ezal back to the big screen in Last Friday… https://t.co/gKbYZDZ4Br

— Ice Cube (@icecube) September 20, 2021

Johnson is survived by his wife Lexis, three children, and his two siblings.

AJ Johnson Death Reason

On July 29, 2009, Johnson had a heart attack at LaGuardia Airport in New York on his way to a comedy show. He died on September 6, 2021, after being found lifeless in a California store. He was 55. His death was publicly announced on September 20, 2021, by his representative LyNea Bell.

“The world of comedy has truly been shaken, again. Our BH Talent family is heartbroken about the loss of the iconic legend of stage and screen Mr. Anthony ‘AJ’ Johnson,” LyNea Bell said in a statement on Monday. “He has left with us amazing memories of his laughter, dynamic acting skills, but most of all his enormous personality and heart of gold. We will be in constant prayer for his entire family including his wife Lexis, three children, brother Edward ‘Peanut’ Smith, sister Sheila, and lifetime manager and friend Mike D. Please give them the time they need to process and grieve such a huge loss.”

AJ Johnson Biography, Wiki

Anthony Johnson, sometimes credited as A. J. Johnson was an American actor and comedian.AJ Johnson was born on 5 May 1965 in Compton, California, United States. A. J. Johnson’s father, Eddie Smith, was a stuntman and founder of the Black Stuntmen Association. A. J. Johnson credits his father for helping him enter the film industry to work in film production.

Anthony Johnson started acting in his early twenties. In 1990, he landed a starring role as E.Z.E. Anthony Johnson credits comedian Robin Harris for helping him earlier in his career as a stand-up comedian and giving him another chance even when he was ridiculed for his poor performance.

NameAJ Johnson
Nick NameAJ Johnson
Full NameAnthony Johnson
Date of Birth5 May 1965 (Approx)
Marital statusMarried
Spouse/WifeLexis Jones Mason
Birth PlaceCompton, California, U.S.
Age55 years(Approx) (Death Time)
NationalityAmerican
HometownCompton, California, U.S.
professionActor and Comedian
Education Not Known
Gendermale
DiedLos Angeles, California, U.S.
SchoolYet to be update
CollegeYet to be update

AJ Johnson Family

He was born in Compton, California, his father was a stuntman and a founder of the Black Stuntmen’s Association. His two siblings are his brother Edward ‘Peanut’ Smith, and his sister Sheila.

A. J. Johnson Wife

Until his demise, he was married to his wife, Lexis and they had three children.

AJ Johnson Career

Born in Compton, California, his father Eddie Smith was a stuntman and a founder of the Black Stuntmen’s Association. Johnson had credited his father for helping him enter the film industry, by getting him to work in film productions. He had also credited the comedian Robin Harris for helping him earlier on in his career as a stand-up comedian and giving him another chance even when he was jeered for his bad performance.

Johnson began acting in his early twenties. In 1990, he landed a starring role as E.Z.E. in House Party, after which he started doing stand-up in bars in Los Angeles. He later appeared in Lethal Weapon 3 as a drug dealer and in Menace II Society.

His biggest role was in the 1995 comedy Friday, as Ezal, a crackhead and thief. He also appeared in PantherThe Players ClubB*A*P*SI Got The Hook-UpDef Jam’s How to Be a Player and Repos, and in rap videos: in Dr. Dre’s “Dre Day” (1992), he played Sleazy-E, a parody of Eazy-E, and he appeared again as Sleazy-E in the video for Eazy-E’s “Real Muthaphuckkin G’s” (1993), this time being assaulted.

AJ Johnson Net Worth

AJ Johnson had an estimated net worth of about $100,000.

Some Interesting Facts About AJ Johnson

  • Anthony Johnson, sometimes credited as A. J. Johnson, was an American actor and comedian.
  • AJ Johnson was born on 5 May 1965 in Compton, California, United States.
  • A. J. Johnson’s father, Eddie Smith, was a stuntman and founder of the Black Stuntmen Association.
  • A. J. Johnson credits his father for helping him enter the film industry to work in film production.
  • Anthony Johnson started acting in his early twenties. In 1990, he landed a starring role as E.Z.E.
  • Anthony Johnson credits comedian Robin Harris for helping him earlier in his career as a stand-up comedian and giving him another chance even when he was ridiculed for his poor performance.

AJ Johnson FAQ’s

Who was AJ Johnson?

Anthony Johnson (February 1, 1966 – September 6, 2021), sometimes credited as AJ Johnson was an American actor and comedian.

What was AJ Johnson known for?

AJ Johnson was best known for his role in Friday.

When did AJ Johnson die?

AJ Johnson died on 6th September 2021.

Who is AJ Johnson’s wife?

AJ Johnson’s wife is Lexis Jones Mason.

 

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