Jessie Lawrence Ferguson, a veteran American actor in the movie Boyz N The Hood, has died at the age of 77. Report say he passed away unexpectedly at his home in Palmdale, California Friday night.
According to his son, Jessie Lawrence Ferguson who was healthy in the days leading to his death, was found in his bed with the TV on. According to police, nothing suspicious was found at the scene.
Jessie who hailed from New York native is best known for playing a dirty police officer in the 1991 hit drama Boyz N The Hood. He proceeded to have his first major role in the cop series Starsky and Hutch. He also starred in John carpenter’s Prince Of Darkness, Sam Raimi’s Darkness and Star Trek: The Next Generation.
The news of his death comes just days after Boyz N The Hood director John Singleton , 51, suffered a stroke and has been in coma in ICU for the last 10 days.