Hollywood Hangout
Episode 113

John Witherspoon Tribute

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This episode of Hollywood Hangout, Anthony and Boxman pay our respects to a brilliant comedian and actor, John Witherspoon. We talk some of his best and funniest moments, and even a bit of his life before comedy.

John "Pops" Witherspoon was an American actor and comedian who performed in various television shows and films.

Best known for his role as Willie Jones for the Friday series, Witherspoon also starred in films such as Hollywood Shuffle (1987), Boomerang (1992) and Vampire in Brooklyn (1995). He has also made appearances on television shows such as The Wayans Bros. (1995–99), The Tracy Morgan Show (2003), Barnaby Jones (1973), The Boondocks (2005–2014), The Five Heartbeats (1991) and Black Jesus (2014).

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