'Martin' actor Thomas Ford dies at age 52

Thomas Ford, the actor who played Martin Lawrence's best friend Tommy Strawn on the hit '90s sitcom "Martin," died Wednesday in Atlanta. He was 52.
The actor's rep released a statement on behalf of his family about his passing on Twitter, which read: “It is with great sadness that we announce the untimely passing of our beloved Son, father, brother, husband, and friend Tommy Mykhal Ford.”

Ford had been on life support after an aneurysm ruptured in his abdomen, TMZ reported. He was initially hospitalized Sunday before his health declined and his family made the decision to turn off life support.

May his soul RIP  .

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