You might know about Friends and Seinfeld or Big Bang Theory but have you heard about the famous show Martin? If you haven’t then we would highly recommend you all to watch it in bits and pieces if you can. It was one of the most famous shows of the 90s and starred some faces that are currently top comedians and talents. Among those amazing roles was Tommy who was one of the loved characters on the show for his acting and charm. But he died in 2016 leaving every fan of his shattered and today in this article we will tell you how did he die and who he exactly was and also a little about the show. So, keep reading.
Who Played Tommy In Martin?
Tommy in Martin, one of the famous shows of the 90s was played by Thomas Mykal Ford. He played the role of Tommy on all 5 seasons of Martin. Thomas was born on September 5, 1964, in LA. He graduated with a bachelor of fine arts in acting from the University of Southern California. However, he received the NAACP Image Awards nomination in 1996 in the category of Outstanding Supporting Actor in a comedy series for his role in the show.
How Did Tommy Die?
Thomas Mykal Ford aka Tommy dies on October 12, 2016, at the age of 52. He died due to a ruptured aneurysm in his abdomen. Thomas died at the Atlanta Hospital. He had undergone knee replacement surgery a week before he died. However, his family and Lawrence showered their love and sorrow for the actor too on his demise.
Ford played several notable roles apart from his famous show Martin. He starred in Harlem (1989), and Across The Tracks (1990). The Parkers, Love Ain’t Suppose To Hurt: The Wedding New York Undercover (1998-1999), Who’s Got Jokes (2006-2008) and Let’s Stay Together (2011), Baby Mama’s Club(2010), Love Different (2016). He even directed a documentary on bullying called Through My Lens Atl.
Who Was Tommy In Martin?
Tommy in Martin is one of his best friends of Martin. He is a level-headed, intelligent, and charming personality and the only one who attended college. The show is showcased as the ladies’ man and would flirt with Pam and other women. He did have a romantic relationship with Pam and his hidden employment was that of a running gag. He appeared in every episode of the show.
John Bowman, Martin Lawrence, and Topper Crew created Martin an American TV romantic and comedy sitcom of the 90s (1992-1997) that was aired on Fox. It was one of the top-rated shows of that time. The show starred Martin Lawrence, Tisha Campbell, Thomas Mykal Ford, and others. The show was set in Detroit and focused on radio host Martin Payne and his clashes with his girlfriend Gina, bestie Pam, and his two mates. On the show, Lawrence played other roles and blurred the lines between sitcom and sketchy comedy. This show has paved a way for several artists and has been a memorable experience for the viewers who watched it at that time.