John Witherspoon

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John was born under the official name Weatherspoon, John on January 27th, 1942. Known to his close friends as Spoon, he has been a credited actor since the 1992 film Boomerang.

John is a recognizable supporting cast member who's acting range makes him the top choice for a variety of roles. He has appeared in seven films including: the 2006 comedy film Littleman as the character Pops, the 2002 comedy movie Friday After Next playing Mr. Jones and the 2000 comedy release The Ladies Man cast as Scrap Iron.

John Witherspoon has earned salaries up to $1,000,000 for his acting. His most commercially successful project to date has been the 1992 comedy film Boomerang, which brought in $70,000,000 at the box office.

John has stayed out of the media limelight, having been featured on the cover of at least one magazines, captured in more than one pictorials and featured in one magazine article.

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David Letterman is godfather to his son, John David.
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