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Boyz N The Hood actor Jessie Lawrence Ferguson found dead at his home at the age of 77

Veteran American actor Jessie Lawrence Ferguson has died at the age of 77.

According to TMZ, Ferguson reportedly passed away unexpectedly at his home in Palmdale, California Friday night.

His son told TMZ that he found his father in his bed with the TV on, and that he seemed to be healthy in the days leading up to his death.

Although, the cause of his death is yet to be disclosed and police have already deemed that nothing suspicious was found at the scene.

Jessie Lawrence Ferguson, a New York native is best known for playing a dirty police officer in the 1991 hit drama Boyz N The Hood. 

His first major role was in the cop series Starsky and Hutch. He also starred in John carpenter’s Prince Of Darkness, Sam Raimi’s Darkness and Star Trek: The Next Generation.

The news of his death comes just days after Boyz N The Hood director John Singleton, 51, suffered a stroke. He’s been in a coma in ICU for the last 10 days.

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