"Martin And The Parkers" Actor Tommy Ford Has Past Away At The Age Of 52
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Has Past Away At The Age Of 52
Ford was on life support after an aneurysm ruptured in his abdomen. He was 52.
A rep for the actor confirmed the news, saying Ford was surrounded by family and friends when he passed.
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It has been reported that Ford’s family made the decision to take him off of life support Wednesday afternoon days after he entered the hospital on Sunday for a ruptured aneurysm in his abdomen.
Ford was best known for his role as Thomas “Tommy” Strawn on the Fox sitcom series Martin, which aired from 1992 to 1997.
After Martin ended, Ford played Lieutenant Malcom Baker on the Fox drama New York Undercover during the series’ fourth and final season in 1998.
Ford then went on to play Mel Parker on The Parkers from 1999 to 2001 and also appeared on The Jamie Foxx Show in 1999. After taking a break from showbiz, Ford made a comeback when he signed on to be a judge on TV One’s comedy competition series Who’s Got Jokes?
The 1990s and early 2000s Ford logged a slew of guest shots and supporting roles in films. His TV resume ranged from “Law & Order” and “MacGyver” to “Judging Amy” and “House.” His film credits included 1989’s “Harlem Nights,” 1992’s “Class Act,” and 1997’s “Against the Law.”