'Boyz N The Hood' Police Officer Actor Jessie Lawrence Ferguson Dead At The Age OF 76 - Insight Trending

'Boyz N The Hood' Police Officer Actor Jessie Lawrence Ferguson Dead At The Age OF 76

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'Boyz N The Hood' Police Officer Actor Jessie Lawrence Ferguson Dead At The Age OF 76
Jessie Lawrence Ferguson, the actor who played a role of a police officer in the 1991 hit John Singleton's film Boyz n the Hood, has reportedly passed away. Ferguson's son, Jace, confirm the actor died last Friday (April 26) at their home in Palmdale California. He was 76-years-old at the time of his passing.

The news portal reported that Jace found his father next to his bed with the TV on,Ferguson's death came as a shock to his family, as he seemed to be healthy in the days leading up to his death.

“He was a strong, beautiful and intelligent black man and he wanted the best for his son and all people,” Jace said.

His official cause of death has not been reported as of yet. However, according to law enforcement, it was a natural death and nothing suspicious was found at the scene.

Ferguson was born in The Bronx, NY in 1942. Appearing in the major films like, Boyz n the Hood, Starsky and Hutch, Star Trek: The Next Generation, and many more.

Ferguson played the role of Officer Coffey in the movie “Boyz n the Hood.” He is remembered for his scene where he puts his gun on the throat of Cuba Gooding Jr.’s character Tre Styles, and he threatens to shoot him.

Coffey said in the scene his memorable line: “So you think you are tough? I could blow off your head right now. That is why I took this job.”


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