Actor Tommy Ford, who had a career in television and on film going back to the 1980s, has died, TMZ.com reports. Ford is best remembered for his role on the Martin Lawrence sitcom “Martin,” where Ford appeared as Martin’s best friend Tommy Strawn throughout the run of the show from 1992-1997.
Ford died today in an Atlanta hospital surrounded by family and friends, the website reports. He had been on life support after initially being hospitalized Sunday, suffering a ruptured aneurysm.
Ford also had roles on TV shows including “The Parkers” and “New York Undercover,” along with many guest appearances over the years, and worked steadily in feature films.
Here’s a collection of Tommy moments from “Martin” …