It is Cult Faction’s sad duty to report that Tommy Mikal Ford has passed away at the age of 52 years old. It is being reported that Tommy passed away Wednesday in an Atlanta hospital surrounded by family and friends. He was 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 made appearances in A Different World, Kate & Allie, Nasty Boys, Harlem Nights, Singer & Sons, Equal Justice, Law & Order, Uncle Buck, The Flash, MacGyver, Class Act, Against the Law, The Pretender, The Parkers, Judging Amy, The Proud Family, Who’s Got Jokes, Basketball Wife, Zoe Ever After and Beat Street Resurrection. He was most well known as Tommy Strawn in Martin and as Lt. Malcolm Barker in New York Undercover.