‘Martin’ star Tommy Ford has passed away. The 52-year-old actor died in hospital in Atlanta, US.
He was best known for his role on the 90s sitcom ‘Martin’ where he played the role of Martin’s best friend ‘Tommy’ on all five seasons of the sitcom first aired between 1992 and 1997.
TMZ reported that Ford’s family took the decision to turn off life support after his health didn’t approve while he was in hospital.
Martin’ star Martin Lawrence tweeted his in memory of Tommy:
My heart is heavy with the loss of my brother @BigTommyFord May he Rest In Peace 🙏🏿— Martin Lawrence (@realmartymar) October 13, 2016
Lawrence also posted this photo of the two of them in a separate tweet:
Catch Tommy doing what he does best one last time on the omnibus of ‘Martin’ on BET channel 129 this Sunday from 14:20 CAT.