John Witherspoon

Biography: John Witherspoon (born January 27, 1942) is an African-American comedy actor best known for his roles in Boomerang (1992), Friday (1995), Next Friday (2000), Friday After Next (2002) and the 1990s WB sitcom The Wayans Bros. John was born in Detroit, Michigan and has also been known as Johnny Witherspoon and Detroit John. He has combined a career as a stand-up comic with guest appearances on television. Most of his roles in movies have been as a character actor.

John Witherspoon's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 34
Highest Metascore: 54 Friday
Lowest Metascore: 22 The Ladies Man
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 0 out of 8
  2. Negative: 5 out of 8
8 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
26 A Thousand Words Mar 9, 2012 Cast 4.5
26 Little Man Jul 14, 2006 Pops 4.9
35 Friday After Next Nov 22, 2002 Mr. Jones 8.6
22 The Ladies Man Oct 13, 2000 Scrap Iron 6.9
41 Next Friday Jan 12, 2000 Mr. Jones 8.7
27 Vampire in Brooklyn Oct 27, 1995 Silas Green 5.9
54 Friday Apr 26, 1995 Mr. Jones 7.5
45 Boomerang Jul 1, 1992 Mr. Jackson 6.2