Home » Gossip

Martin Actor Tommy Ford Dies At 52

Submitted by on October 12, 2016 – 10:11 pmNo Comment
Share

Actor Thomas “Tommy” Ford is dead at 52.

The Los Angeles native, who hilariously played Tommy Strawn in the sitcom Martin alongside Martin Lawrence for 5 years during the early 90s, passed away Wednesday in an Atlanta hospital. According to TMZ:

Ford had been on life support after an aneurysm ruptured in his abdomen. He was initially hospitalized Sunday, and his health had declined since. Family made the decision to turn off support this afternoon.

On Martin, Ford’s character Tommy was, at times, the straight man for Lawrence’s jokes, but he very often inserted scene-stealing “bald-headed logic” and witty comments in odd situations. His character was often the subject of many jokes regarding his mysterious employment status.

In addition to Martin, Ford appeared on shows like A Different World, New York Undercover and The Parkers, among others.

Related Posts with Thumbnails

Leave a comment!

Add your comment below, or trackback from your own site. You can also subscribe to these comments via RSS. Be nice. Keep it clean. Stay on topic. No spam.

We want to keep in touch with you. If you give us your email address, you may receive marketing emails from the DJ Networks family. We hope that's cool.

You can use these tags:
<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

This is a Gravatar-enabled weblog. To get your own globally-recognized-avatar, please register at Gravatar.