Update 10/12/16 4:39pm CT
TMZ is reporting that actor Tommy Ford has passed away at the age of 52.
According to the website, Ford had been on life support after an aneurysm ruptured in his abdomen. His family decided to end life support on Wednesday afternoon.
He was surrounded by friends and family.
Actor Tommy Ford from the hit ’90s sitcom Martin is reportedly fighting for his life in an L.A. hospital. However, there are conflicting reports on his condition.
According to The Shade Room, Ford, who’s in his early 50s, was on life support due to a stomach aneurysm.
However, actress Terri Vaughn refuted death claims:
Ford is best known for playing one of Martin Lawrence‘s best friends, alongside costars Tisha Campbell-Martin and Carl Anthony Payne II. The famed TV show ended in 1997 after five incredible seasons.
Ford also played in the Harlem Knights (1989) and Across the Tracks (1990).
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