UPDATE: ‘Martin’ Actor Tommy Ford Dead At 52

- By Bossip Staff

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UPDATE: Actor Tommy Ford of “Martin” fame has died.

The news comes from TMZ who reports that the actor was hospitalized with a stomach aneurysm in Atlanta before family members decided to take him off life support.

Tommy Ford — who played Tommy on the ’90s hit show “Martin” — has died … TMZ has learned.

Tommy passed away Wednesday in an Atlanta hospital surrounded by family and friends.

As we reported, Ford had been on life support after an aneurysm ruptured in his abdomen. He was initially hospitalized Sunday, and his health had declined since. Family made the decision to turn off support this afternoon.

Ford played Martin Lawrence’s best friend for all 5 seasons of the show.

He was 52.

His wife Gina Ford  told TMZ earlier today that “he’s on life support and is not expected to make it through the day”

Just two weeks ago Tommy had knee replacement surgery…

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and four days ago he was sending well wishes to comedian Rodney Perry who recently suffered a mild stroke.

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So, so sad.

R.I.P. Tommy

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