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Tommy Ford From The Hit 90’s Show ‘Martin’ Dies At 52!


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Tommy Mykhal Ford is best known for his role on the hit 1990’s sitcom Martin. Ford has also appeared on shows such as New York Undercover, as Lamar Collins on A Different World, Harlem Nights in 1989, and House M.D.


He passed away on October 12, 2016, at the age of 52.


According to, Ford died at an Atlanta hospital “after an aneurysm ruptured in his abdomen.” His health declined, and his family decided to take him off life support. Jay Mathis PR took to Twitter to let the public know that Ford passed away at 4:50 p.m., “surrounded by family and close friends.”


Tommy’s family released a statement about his death through the J.Pervis Talent Agency:

“It is with great sadness that we announce the untimely passing of our beloved son, father, brother, husband, and friend Tommy Mykhal Ford. On behalf of the family, we would like to thank everyone for their love, support, and prayers. Funeral arrangements will be forthcoming. Please respect the privacy of the Ford family during our time of grief.”


Martin Lawrence paid tribute to Ford on Twitter with a picture and a heartfelt message to his longtime friend.



Lawrence also mentioned that his heart was heavy due to Ford’s death.



This picture and message of Tommy was posted on his Instagram page.


Check out some of Tommy’s best moments on Martin below.



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