Multiple American local media reports tracked by African Entertainment stated that AJ, best known for his performance in the popular film “Friday,” died at the age of 55.
“The world of comedy has truly been shook, again,” his representative, LyNea Bell, is reported by CNN as saying in a statement. Mr. Anthony “AJ” Johnson, an iconic legend of theater and cinema, has passed away, and our BH Talent family is devastated.
Bell continued in the statement, “He has left us beautiful memories of his laughter, spectacular acting skills, but most importantly, his enormous personality and heart of gold.”
According to reports, he died earlier this month after being discovered comatose in a Los Angeles business. He was brought to the hospital but was subsequently pronounced dead, according to reports.