John Witherspoon

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John Witherspoon

John Witherspoon (born John Weatherspoon; January 27, 1942) is an American comedian and actor who has had roles in several films and television shows.[1]

Witherspoon is best known for his role as Willie Jones for the Friday series,[1] he has starred in films such as Hollywood Shuffle (1987) and Boomerang (1992).[1] He has also made appearances on television shows such asThe Wayans Bros. (1995–99), The Tracy Morgan Show (2003), Barnaby Jones (1973), The Boondocks (2005), The Five Heartbeats and Black Jesus (2014).[1] He wrote a film, From the Old School, in which he played an elderly working man who tries to prevent a neighborhood convenience store from being developed into a strip club.