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Actor and comedian John Witherspoon has died, his family confirmed Tuesday. He was 77 years old.

 

Mannnnnnn!! You can’t be a part of the culture an not know Pops… Everytime I’m in the kitchen you in the kitchen… Eating up all the foooooood!

 

Or what about when in that very same movie he gave us ghat speech a lot of us fatherless sons aint ever get… I mean  this man was iconic !

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“He was a Legend in the entertainment industry, and a father figure to all who watched him over the years,” the family wrote on his Twitter account.

 

 

Witherspoon is best known for his role as Ice Cube’s  dad in the ’90s comedy trilogy “Friday” and  his role as “Pops” on the long-running sitcom “The Wayans Bros.,” according to his website and IMDB page.

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