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Actor, comedian John Witherspoon dead at 77, according to reports
Posted: 11:07 PM, Oct 29, 2019
Updated: 2019-10-30 02:12:53-04
John Witherspoon looks on as Los Angeles Street Ballers compete for the chance to play against the 2004 Team AND1 on the blacktop of the The Great Western Fourm in Inglewood, California June 9, 2004. (Photo by Steve Grayson/WireImage)
LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Actor and comedian John Witherspoon has died, according to
He was 77 years old.
Witherspoon is best known for his role as Willie Jones in the
Actress Regina King shared her condolences on Twitter, saying, "My dad, my grandpa, my comedic inspiration! I love you Spoons! Rest In Paradise, King."
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