The US-based actor, Anthony Johnson who was better known as AJ Johnson died on September 6, 2021, in Los Angeles, California, US. According to the latest sources, the cause of his death has been revealed and he died of alcohol abuse.
The passing of the actor was announced publicly on September 20 by his representative LyNea Bell. At the time of his death, Johnson was a 55-years-old. He died from chronic ethanol use which was a result of heavy drinking in the last many years.
What Was AJ Johnson Cause of Death?
At the time of his death, the forensic did not find any traces of alcohol or common drugs in Johnson’s system at the time of his death. According to the reports, the nephew of the actor said that Johnson was found unconscious in a Los Angeles store in early September.
After that, the widow of Johnson, Lexis Jones Mason started a foundation and teach youth about the dangers of alcohol. The actor did not get much movies in his life but he won the heart of his appearance in the 1995 comedy film Friday. He earned huge respect and love from the movie. Let us tell you that AJ Johnson was an American actor and comedian.
Lexis Jones Mason said that she started the foundation in Johnson’s name because she has some other friends and relatives who have lost their children due to alcohol abuse. She has been also talking about this to teens at church.
How Did J Johnson Die?
The death of the actor was confirmed by his rep LyNea Bell. Well, the actor will be always remembered for his role as Ezal on Friday. He was born in Compton, California. His father was a stuntman and a co-founder of the Black Stuntmen’s Association.
He always gave credit to his father for helping him to become a star of the industry. He also thanked to comedian Robin Harris who gave him chance to be a comedian as a stand-up comedian and also gave him a second chance on the stage.
Being an important part of the movie, Friday, the actor had also worked in Puss in Boots, House Party, Lethal Weapon 3, Menace II Society, House Party 3, Panther, How to Be a Player, The Players Club, Woo, and many more. Also, the actor had worked in television shows like The Bold and the Beautiful, South Central, Moesha, The Jamie Foxx Show, and more. He never failed to laugh at others with his comedy. Johnson will be always remembered by his family.