(CNN)Anthony "AJ" Johnson, an histrion and comedian champion known for his show arsenic Ezal successful "Friday," has died, his typical LyNea Bell told CNN Monday. He was 55.
"The satellite of Comedy has genuinely been shaken, again. Our BH Talent household is heartbroken astir the nonaccomplishment of the iconic fable of signifier and surface Mr. Anthony "AJ" Johnson," Bell said successful a statement. "He has near with america astonishing memories of his laughter, dynamic acting skills, but astir of each his tremendous property and bosom of gold."
No origin of decease has been publically shared.
Beyond his memorable show successful the 1995 deed movie "Friday," Johnson besides appeared successful "House Party," "Menace II Society," "Lethal Weapon 3," "The Players Club" and "B.A.P.S" His tv credits see "Martin" and "Malcolm & Eddie."
His "Friday" co-star Ice Cube took to Twitter to wage tribute, writing, "Sad to aftermath up to the quality astir AJ Johnson passing away. Naturally comic dude who was consecutive outta Compton astatine the aforesaid time. Sorry I couldn't bring your quality Ezal backmost to the large surface successful Last Friday..."
Johnson is survived by his woman Lexis, 3 children, and his 2 siblings.