A.J. Johnson

A.J. Johnson



A.J. Johnson (born April 10, 1962) is an American actor, comedian, director, producer, and writer. He is best known for his roles in the films House Party (1990), Friday (1995), and The Players Club (1998).

Born and raised in New York City, Johnson's father was an entrepreneur and his mother a school teacher. He attended the High School for the Performing Arts in Manhattan, where he studied acting and dance. After graduating in 1980, he moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in acting.

Johnson’s first major role was in the 1990 film House Party, where he played the character “Play”. The movie was a commercial success and established Johnson as a star. He went on to appear in several other films including Friday (1995), The Players Club (1998), and the television series Martin (1992).

In addition to acting, Johnson has directed, produced, and written several projects. He wrote and directed the 2002 film Baby Boy, which starred Tyrese Gibson and Taraji P. Henson. He has also written and produced several short films, music videos, and documentaries.

Throughout his career, Johnson has been praised for his comedic timing and ability to make audiences laugh. He has also been praised for his performance in dramatic roles in films such as Baby Boy and Soul Food (1997).

In addition to acting, Johnson has been an advocate for many causes including HIV/AIDS awareness and education. He is also a strong supporter of the LGBT community and has been active in the fight for LGBT rights.

A.J. Johnson has been a major contributor to the entertainment industry for over three decades. He is an accomplished actor, director, producer, and writer, and an important advocate for causes he believes in. His career has been an inspiration to many, and he is sure to continue to be a force in the entertainment industry for years to come.

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