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John Witherspoon Poster

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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 27 January 1942Detroit, Michigan, USA
Birth NameJohn Weatherspoon
Nickname Spoon
Height 5' 10" (1.78 m)

Mini Bio (1)

John Witherspoon was born on January 27, 1942 in Detroit, Michigan, USA as John Weatherspoon. He is known for his work on The Wayans Bros. (1995), The Boondocks (2005) and Friday (1995). He has been married to Angela Robinson Witherspoon since 1988. They have two children.

Spouse (1)

Angela Robinson Witherspoon (1988 - present) (2 children)

Trivia (6)

Was a fashion model in Detroit.
Brother of William Weatherspoon, a songwriter and producer for Motown Records ("What Becomes Of The Brokenhearted").
He's the cousin of famous singer songwriter of the '60s, and nationally known music producer and engineer Lamont Dozier, and Reggie Dozier.
David Letterman is godfather to his son, John David.
The only actor, other than Ice Cube, to appear in all three "Friday movies.
Was considered for the role of Lt. Arthur Fancy on NYPD Blue (1993).

Salary (3)

Friday (1995) $10,000
Next Friday (2000) $400,000
Friday After Next (2002) $1,000,000

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