LOS ANGELES (AP) — Reynaldo Rey, the actor-comedian who appeared in such films as “Friday” and “White Men Can’t Jump,” has died. He was 75.
Rey’s manager Vanzil Burke says he died Thursday at a Los Angeles hospital from complications after suffering a stroke.READ MORE: Strike Averted: IATSE And AMPTP Have 'Basic Contract' Agreement, Per Officials With The Theatrical Stage Employees Union
His career in show business spanned more than 30 years. Rey’s film credits include “Harlem Nights,” ”House Party 3,” ”For Da Love of Money” and “Far Out Man.” Rey also appeared in the TV series “227,” ”Sister, Sister” and “The Parent ‘Hood.”READ MORE: Taylor's Blunder, Other Missed Chances Put LA In NLCS Hole
Rey started his career as a stand-up comedian. He opened for Redd Foxx for several years and appeared on such shows as BET’s “Comic View.”
He is survived by his wife, daughter, two sons and mother.MORE NEWS: Karen Bass Officially Kicks Off Her Run For Mayor Of Los Angeles At Saturday Event
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