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Anthony ‘A.J.’ Johnson, ‘Friday’ and ‘House Party’ Actor, Dies at 55

Anthony ‘A.J.’ Johnson, ‘Friday’ and ‘House Party’ Actor, Dies at 55

Anthony “A.J.” Johnson, a comedian and actor who appeared in films such as “Friday” and “House Party,” has died, his representative confirmed to Variety. 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 and screen Mr. Anthony ‘Aj’ Johnson,” said representative LyNea Bell in a statement to Variety. “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.”

No cause of death or other information regarding his death has been announced.

Johnson’s career kicked off in the ’90s,

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