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Also Known As: Died:
Born: January 27, 1942 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Detroit, Michigan, USA Profession: actor, model

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 After Sex (2008)
2.
 Little Man (2006)
3.
 Soul Plane (2004) Blind Man
4.
 Friday After Next (2002) Mr Jones
5.
 Dr. Dolittle 2 (2001) Voice Of Zoo Bear
6.
 Ladies Man, The (2000) Scrap Iron
7.
 Next Friday (2000) Mr Jones
8.
 Little Nicky (2000) Street Vendor
9.
 I Got the Hook Up (1998) Mr Mim
10.
 Bulworth (1998) Reverend Morris
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1977:
Cast as a regular on "The Richard Pryor Show"
1980:
Portrayed a M.C in the musical feature "The Jazz Singer"
1986:
Cast in the thriller feature "Kidnapped"
1987:
Featured in the Robert Townsend comedy "Hollywood Shuffle"
1988:
Portrayed Sid in the feature about the life and times of the great jazz player Charlie Bird, in the drama "Bird, " which was directed by Clint Eastwood.
1990:
Breakout role in the hit comedy "House Party"
1991:
Featured in the musical drama "The Five Heartbeats"
1992:
Portrayed the father of David Alan Grier's character in "Boomerang"
1993:
Reunited with director Robert Townsend for the comedy superhero spoof "Meteor Man"
1995:
Co-starred as Pops in the Wayan's comedy series "The Wayan's Bros
1995:
Co-starred in the summer blockbuster hit feature "Friday"
1997:
Portrayed a detective in the comedy feature "Sprung"
1998:
Co-starred as Roscoe in the feature "Ride"
2000:
Reunited with the "Friday" cast for the sequel "Next Friday"
2001:
Voiced the zoo bear in "Dr. Dolittle 2"
2002:
Portayed the character Mr. Jones in "Friday After Next"
2004:
Starred in "Soul Plane," a comedy about the maiden flight of a black-owned airline
2006:
Co-starred with Shawn and Marlon Wayans in the comedy, "The Little Man"; directed by Keenen Ivory Wayans
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brother:
William Witherspoon. Actor.
brother:
William Witherspoon. Songwriter.

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