Jessie Lawrence Ferguson, the person who portrayed the soiled cop in Boyz n the Hood, has died at 76.
In accordance with TMZ, he died Friday night time (April 26) at his dwelling in Palmdale, California. Ferguson’s son Jace reportedly instructed the celeb information web site that the actor was discovered subsequent to his mattress with the tv on. The dying comes as a shock to Ferguson’s household and associates as he was in good well being.
“He was a robust, lovely clever black man and he needed the most effective for his son and all individuals,” Jace stated.
Legislation enforcement doesn’t imagine foul play was concerned and are contemplating Ferguson’s dying as a result of pure causes.
Jessie Lawrence Ferguson performed Officer Coffey in Boyz n the Hood. He’s well-known for placing his gun to the throat of Tre Stylez (portrayed by Cuba Gooding Jr.) and threatening to shoot him. “You assume you are powerful? I may blow your head off proper now. That is why I took this job,” Coffey says through the scene.
Ferguson additionally appeared in different movies, together with The Chosen One, The Presidio and Prince of Darkness.
This newest information comes after John Singleton, who directed Boyz n the Hood, suffered a stroke and later went right into a coma. He’s at the moment beneath medical care at Cedars-Sinai Medical Middle in Los Angeles. He’s been in ICU for 10 days.