John Witherspoon – How Did the Actor Die?

John Witherspoon died at age 77, respectable. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding actor John Witherspoon's death.

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John Witherspoon was an American comedian and actor who had a net worth of $4 million at the time of his death in 2019. He was probably best-known for his role as Willie Jones in the “Friday” film series.

How did John Witherspoon die?

John Witherspoon's death was caused by heart attack.

On October 29, 2019, Witherspoon died of a heart attack at his home in Sherman Oaks, California. He was 77 years old. His funeral was held on November 5, 2019, and he was buried at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Hollywood Hills, California.

Information about the death of John Witherspoon
Cause of deathHeart Attack
Age of death77 years
ProfessionActor, Comedian
BirthdayJanuary 27, 1942
Death dateOctober 29, 2019
Place of deathSherman Oaks, Los Angeles, California, United States
Place of burialForest Lawn, Los Angeles, California, United States


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