Actor Tommy Ford (“Martin”) Dead at 52

Tommy Ford

Actor Tommy Ford, best known for playing Tommy on the ’90s hit show Martin — died on Wednesday (Oct. 12). He was just 52.

According to TMZ, Tommy passed away at an Atlanta hospital surrounded by family and friends.

He was put on life support earlier this week, after an aneurysm ruptured in his abdomen. He was initially hospitalized Sunday (Oct. 9), but his health had declined… and on Wednesday, his family decided to take him off life support.

Ford played Martin Lawrence’s best friend during the entire five-season run of Martin. He also appeared on The Jamie Foxx Show, New York Undercover and The Parkers.

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  1. RIP Tommy. I loved him in Harlem Knights too. Prayers out to his family too for the lost. He is a legend.

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