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Tributes pour in following John Witherspoon’s death

Actor and comedian John Witherspoon has died at the age of 77. The star’s family announced the news on his social media. They shared in part: “It is with deep sadness we have to tweet this, but our husband & father John Witherspoon has passed away.”

John was popular for his roles on the movie Friday, the sitcom The Wayans Bros and voicing Gramps on the animated series The Boondocks.

 

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It is with deep sadness we have to tweet this, but our husband & father John Witherspoon has passed away. He was a Legend in the entertainment industry, and a father figure to all who watched him over the years. We love you “POPS” always & forever. – The Witherspoon Family

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His fans and colleagues have taken to social media to share their tributes.

Tributes pour in following John Witherspoon. May his soul rest in peace.

 

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R I P to a LEGEND! Pops in heaven making angels laugh and reading all of the comments and love. #johnwitherspoon #pops #legend #goat

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Rip #johnwitherspoon the best actor in history, boondocks and Friday , rip pops

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We lost another legend today. We lost one of our funniest fathers Mr. Jones of the Friday movies. Rest in Paradise legend. Born: January 27, 1942 Died: October 29, 2019. We will not forget you Mr. Jones #actor #comedian #JohnWitherspoon #Friday #NextFriday #FridayAfterNext #MrJones #RestInPeace #RIPJohnWitherspoon #Legend #LittleNicky

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#johnwitherspoon an comic legend has died #mustbeavenged

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