• John Witherspoon was a famous actor
  • He starred in Friday
  • Learn more about his career in memoriam

Friday's John Witherspoon was born January 27, 1942 in Detroit, Michigan. The American actor and comedian is best remembered for his role as “Willie Jones”.

John Witherspoon's Impressive Career

The world would lose a legend in October of 2019. Take a look back at John Witherspoon's incredible career in the video above. 

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John Witherspoon as "Willie Jones" Friday

In addition to Friday, John was also in The Wayans Bros. and The Boondocks. He is still missed by many fans today!