Comedian and Actor Anthony “AJ” Johnson (YouTube)

By AFRO Staff

Actor and comedian Anthony “AJ” Johnson, best known for his role as Ezal in “Friday,” has died. The family’s representative shared in a statement that “the family is heartbroken” over the death of the comedy legend. 

Johnson also appeared in several other well-known films and television shows like “Martin,” “B.A.P.S.,” “The Players Club” and “House Party” among others. 

The family did not disclose a cause of death. Johnson is survived by his wife and three children. He was 55. 

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