How did Anthony 'AJ' Johnson die? 'Friday' actor found 'lifeless' in LA store

Anthony 'AJ' Johnson came into the limelight for the role of EZE in 'House Party' in 1990


                            How did Anthony 'AJ' Johnson die? 'Friday' actor found 'lifeless' in LA store
The cause of Anthony Johnson's death isn't known at the moment (YouTube)

Actor and comedian Anthony Johnson, who was best known for his stints in 'House Party' and 'Friday', passed away earlier this month. He was 55 years old. According to Johnson's nephew, the actor was found lifeless in a store in LA and rushed to hospital where he was declared brought dead. The cause of death, however, hasn't been released yet.

The news of Anthony's demise was reported on Monday, September 20. We have witnessed the sudden demise of many young actors this year. Toby Kirkup, Matthew Mindler, Trevor Moore and Sean Lock are to name a few.

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Anthony Johnson (Twitter @SebastianAvenue)

Anthony 'AJ' Johnson came into the limelight for the role of EZE in 'House Party' in 1990, before starring in several other widely famous projects including 'Lethal Weapon 3', 'Moesha' and 'The Jamie Foxx Show'. Famously known for his stint as Ezal in the 1995 comedy 'Friday', Johnson was rumoured to be reprising his role in the upcoming 'Last Friday'. Johnson also had a successful stand-up career, apart from acting, performing all over Los Angeles. 

'RIP Anthony Johnson'

Tributes poured in all over social media over the tragic demise of the actor. Remembering his iconic feats, one person tweeted, "RIP Anthony Johnson. He had more quotable lines in one movie than a lot of people careers." Another wrote, "R.I.P. to comedy/acting LEGEND, Anthony Johnson. It’s being reported he passed at the age of 56. Some of his most notable roles were in 90s classics like House Party, I Got The Hook Up, BAPS and Friday." One tweet read, "Anthony Johnson passing hurts my heart, my neck, and my back." "God ain't wasting no time on reincarnating us. R.I.P Anthony Johnson. Rest well King " Another fan tweeted, "Damn I was hoping this wasn't true but RIP to One of the Compton OG's and fellow Centennial high alumni A. J. Anthony Johnson. This brotha was a very good entertainer and character actor, especially when it came to black cinema. Man, there's too many black man dying too young."



 



 



 



 



 

 


 

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