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'Martin' Star Tommy Ford On Life Support, Wife Says
Ford's family said in a statement, "It is with great sadness that we announce the untimely passing of our beloved Son, father, brother, husband, and friend Tommy Mykal 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. There had been reports earlier in the day that Ford was on life support at an Atlanta hospital after suffering a ruptured aneurysm in his abdomen. Ford played Tommy Strawn during all five seasons of "Martin," which aired on Fox from to Lawrence today tweeted a photo of himself with Ford, writing, "Prayers up for my brother BigTommyFord and his family.
Tommy Ford dead: Martin Lawrence shares touching tribute
He starred alongside Martin Lawrence in the hit comedy sitcom for five series. Actor Tommy Ford, who played Martin Lawrence's best pal in the 90's hit sitcom Martin, has died at the age of He had been on life support after suffering from a ruptured aneurysm in his abdomen after being taken to hospital on Sunday. Over the last few days, his condition worsened and the decision was taken to turn off his life support.