Jessie Lawrence Ferguson, the actor who performed the soiled cop in “Boyz n the Hood,” is useless … TMZ has realized.
Jessie’s son, Jace, tells us … he died Friday evening at their dwelling in Palmdale, California. Jace says he discovered his dad subsequent to his mattress with the TV on, and it comes as a shock as a result of he was spry and appeared wholesome within the days main as much as his demise.
Jace says, “He was a strong, beautiful intelligent black man and he wanted the best for his son and all people.”
Law enforcement tells us it was a pure demise, nothing suspicious. We have no idea the reason for demise.
Check out the scene … Jessie’s character, Officer Coffey, places a gun to the throat of a black man and says, “You think you’re tough? I could blow your head off right now. That’s why I took this job.”
Jessie appeared in different films, together with “The Chosen One,” “The Presidio” and “Prince of Darkness.”
As , the famed director of “Boyz n the Hood,” John Singleton, is presently in a coma in at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in L.A. following a stroke final week. He’s been in ICU for 10 days. A conflict has erupted between John’s mother, Shelia Ward, and daughter Cleopatra.
Shelia has requested a choose to nominate her short-term conservator, saying her son suffered a serious stroke and is unable to conduct essential enterprise affairs, so she needs the ability to step in. Cleopatra says the stroke isn’t as dangerous as Sheila says, and believes the mother is making an attempt to empty the property.
As for Jessie, he was 76. RIP.