Anthony Johnson (I) (1966–2021)

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Anthony Johnson was born on February 1, 1966 in Compton, California, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for Friday (1995), Menace II Society (1993) and The Players Club (1998). He died on September 6, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. See full bio »

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Known For

Friday Ezal
The Players Club L'il Man
House Party 3 Butcher


Jump to: Actor | Writer | Stunts | Self
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 2022 I Want It All (pre-production)
Emcee 'Half Horse'
 2021 The Way Men Think (TV Series) (completed)
Kenny Mack
 2019/I The Dummy
O.G.B.C Hype Man
 2019 I Got the Hook Up 2
 2018 Consequencez
 2018 Hey, Mr. Postman!
Cousin Tino
 2018 5K1
Wash Manager
 2017/III Candy
 2016 Undercover Princesses
Dolph Thomas
 2016 Eazy-E: Real Muthafuckkin' G's HD Director's Cut (Music Video)
 2015 Office Staff (TV Movie)
 2006 Repos (Video)
Tick Tack (as AJ Johnson)
 2004 Hittin' It!
Cousin E (as A.J. Johnson)
 2004 Roscoe's House of Chicken n Waffles (Video)
 2003 Sweet Hideaway
 2002 On the Edge
Hank Conrad
 2001 O
Dell (as Anthony 'A. J.' Johnson)
 2000 Hot Boyz (Video)
Pee Wee (as AJ Johnson)
 1999 Rising to the Top
Jailer #2 (as AJ Johnson)
 1998 Dark Angels (Video)
Drug Dealer / Attorney
 1998 I Got the Hook Up
Blue (as A.J. Johnson)
 1998 Woo
 1998 The Players Club
L'il Man (as A.J. Johnson)
 1997 The Jamie Foxx Show (TV Series)
Lil Loc Dawg
- Super Face Off (1997) ... Lil Loc Dawg (as A.J. Johnson)
 1997 Hoover Park
 1997 Malcolm & Eddie (TV Series)
Free Willie
- Sibling Rivalry (1997) ... Free Willie (as A.J. Johnson)
- Casino Evil (1997) ... Free Willie (as A.J. Johnson)
 1997 How to Be a Player
Spootie (as A.J. Johnson)
 1993-1997 Martin (TV Series)
Clyde / LaFonne
- Goin' for Mine (1997) ... Clyde (as AJ Johnson)
- Credit Card Blues (1993) ... LaFonne
 1997 B*A*P*S
James (as A.J. Johnson)
 1996 The Great White Hype
Sultan's Valet (as Anthony 'A.J.' Johnson)
 1996 Moesha (TV Series)
- Niece (1996) ... G-Dog
 1995 The Parent 'Hood (TV Series)
- Welcome Back, Robert (1995) ... Tre (as Anthony 'A.J.' Johnson)
 1995 Friday
 1995/I Panther
 1994 South Central (TV Series)
- Gun: Part 1 (1994)
 1994 House Party 3
 1993 Eazy-E: Real Muthaphuckkin G's (Music Video)
 1993 Menace II Society
 1992 Lethal Weapon 3
Drug Dealer (uncredited)
 1990 House Party
 1989 The Bold and the Beautiful (TV Series)
Caterer #2
- Episode #1.579 (1989) ... Caterer #2
 1982 Puss in Boots (TV Movie)
Field Hands
Show Show Writer (2 credits)
Show Show Stunts (1 credit)
Show Show Self (6 credits)

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Alternate Names:

A.J. Johnson | AJ Johnson | Anthony 'A. J.' Johnson | Anthony 'A.J.' Johnson


5' 6" (1.68 m)

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His father, Eddie Smith, was a stuntman and a founder of the Black Stuntmen's Association.

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