R.I.P. John Witherspoon, 1942-2019 October 30, 2019 Uncategorized john witherspoon R.I.P. John Witherspoon, 1942-2019 John Witherspoon had a long, lively career in comedy, TV, and a movies that you could have seen throughout his stand-up comedy, The Boondocks, the Friday film franchise, and so much more. In fact, Witherspoon’s role in Friday was a career defining one even though he was a supporting cast member that kids (that are now adults that grew up watching Friday) still quote. Witherspoon passed away earlier today at the age of 77. So, take a moment to delve into Witherspoon’s filmography when you get a chance over the next few days.