By Yuriy Andriyashchuk
Hip-HopVibe.com Staff Writer
On October 29, legendary actor and comedian, John Witherspoon, died suddenly in his home in Sherman Oaks, CA. He was 77. Witherspoon’s death certificate and he was dealing with serious health-related problems.
Witherspoon was suffering from coronary artery disease along with some hypertension, according to TMZ. Dispatch audio has been revealed as well where a call was placed for Witherspoon saying that he was unconscious, in cardiac arrest, and CPR was being applied to him. The rescue ended up being canceled due to Witherspoon passing at the scene.
Witherspoon is remembered for starring some of the most classic TV series and films of all-time. Among them include The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, The Wayans Bros, Martin, The Boondocks, the Friday movie series, and Soul Plane. Check out a scene with him and Ice Cube from Friday below.
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