Known For: Willie Jones in "Friday" Film Franchise
John Witherspoon is the type of comedian who doesn’t need to say a word to make a room erupt with laughter; all he needs is one hilarious sideways glance to bring down the house. A comedic force with more than 40 years in the business, you'll understand why he has earned the reputation as one of "America’s funniest dads."
Career Highlights: Roles in the "Friday" film franchise, "House Party" and "Boomerang;" and TV shows like "The Wayans Brothers," "The Tracy Morgan Show," Adult Swim’s "The Boondocks" and "Black Jesus."
This show is 18+. Please note, there is a 2 item minimum per person in the showroom. Tickets will be available for pick up at the box office prior to the show (they are generally available 1.5-2 hrs prior to showtime).
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You probably remember John Witherspoon as Ice Cube’s outrageously funny, dog- catching dad in New Line Cinema’s smash urban trilogy "Friday," "Next Friday" & "Friday After Next," or as Pops on the long-running syndicated sitcom "The Wayans Brothers"...or currently as Lloyd on Adult Swim’s "Black Jesus."
His scene-stealing roles in "Boomerang," "Little Nicky," "House Party," "Vampire in Brooklyn," and "I’m Gonna Git You Sucka," made him one of the most memorable funny men in America. Not only does Witherspoon’s work span over four decades to include blockbuster movies, hit- television shows, commercials, and top- rated music videos, but he is also a top selling stand-up act who regularly tours the country. The Detroit-bred comic has proven that he is a Hollywood mainstay and continues to land coveted spots in some of America’s favorite movies and television shows.