john witherspoon

via eurweb: Tuesday, Nov. 5 at 12 Noon Pacific is the date and time set for Celebration of Life services for legendary actor-comedian John Witherspoon who is best known from film, TV and stand-up (The Wayans Bros., Boomerang, The Boondocks, Friday movies, The First Family and more). Witherspoon passed away earlier this week, Here’s what we reported […]

Weeks before his untimely passing, John Witherspoon stopped by the Houston BMW Studios with Uncle Funky Larry Jones to discuss his career, his work on Black Jesus and its return to television in lieu of the death of Charlie Murphy, his excitement about The Boondocks reboot, his beginning at the Comedy Store with Richard Pryor and more, reminiscing […]

John “Pops” Witherspoon, the comedian known for hit roles as Willie Jones in Friday as well as Robert “Grandad” Freeman has passed away according to Deadline. He was 77. “It is with deepest sorrow that we can confirm our beloved husband and father, John Witherspoon, one of the hardest working men in show business, died […]