John was in Hitman Sammy Sam's song "Step Daddy" as the character of Stepdaddy #1.
His wife's name is Angela and he's been married to her since 1988 and they have two children together.
His earnings for the movie "Friday After Next" was $1,000,000.
John was a presenter at the 1993 Soul Train Comedy Awards.
John was on "The Richard Pryor Show" (1977).
John is appearing in the upcoming film "Little Man".
He's starred with Anna Maria Horsford in the movies "Friday" and "Friday After Next" also he starred with her when she joined the cast of the 90's TV series "The Wayans Bros."
Besides his roles in the "Friday" series, he was also in "Soul Plane", "Dr. Doolittle 2", "The Ladies Man", "Little Nicky", "Bullworth", "Vampire in Brooklyn", "Fatal Instinct", "The Meteor Man", "Bebe's Kids", "Talking Dirty After Dark", "The Five Heartbeats", "House Party", "I'm Gonna Git You Sucka" and "Hollywood Shuffle".
His early TV work can be traced back as far as "WKRP in Cincinnati", he played Barnaby Jones.
He launched "The John Witherspoon Collection", a complete line of humorous greeting cards called "Spoon Cards".
Witherspoon has lent his voice to other top-rated animated shows including, "The Proud Family" and "Kim Possible".
He has earned the reputation as one of America's funniest dads due to the numerous roles he's played as a dad.
He's coined his own catch phrases as in "Bang! Bang! Bang! Bang!" and "You Gotta Co-ordinate!"
He's been seen in popular music videos alongside Jay Z and Sugar Ray.
He's the cousin of famous singer songwriter of the 60s, and nationally known music producer and engineer Lamont and Reggie Dozier.
He's the only character, other than Ice Cube, to appear in all three "Friday" movies.
He is very close friends with David Letterman.
He was a fashion model in Detroit.
He is 5' 10".
Is currently Robert "Granddad" Freeman's voice actor on the animated show, "The Boondocks."