Taraji’s Son Also On “Empire” This is random, but worth mentioning. He made his own acting debut in 2015 in a small role in the crime drama Misled. His father William Lamarr Johnson, who was Henson's high school sweetheart, was tragically murdered in 2003. Chat With uInterview On Facebook! Win Prizes Weekly ExclusivelyFor Cheat Sheet Subscribers!

He made his own acting debut in 2015 in a small role in the crime drama Misled. The couple’s relationship was full of strife, including physical abuse between them, as Henson revealed in her October 2016 memoir. >. Howard University. Get latest news, interviews and horoscopes delivered directly to your Messenger! Marcell was nine years old at the time his father was murdered. At 18, Marcell was a model for MySquareBear clothing. “Then he’s at University of Southern California, the school that I was going to transfer him to, when police stopped him for having his hands in his pockets,” Henson continued.

HOLLYWOOD, CA - APRIL 23: Actress Taraji P. Henson (R) and son Marcell Johnson attend the screening of 'From The Rough' at ArcLight Cinemas on April 23, 2014 in Hollywood, California. Marcell was born in … Trivia. The first time he shed her blood, she left him for good. Join the uInterview community by following us on social media and downloading our mobile apps. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images), by Hillary Luehring-JonesJanuary 12, 2017, 11:38 pmJanuary 12, 2017, 11:38 pmJanuary 12, 2017, 11:38 pmNews, News Feed He appeared alongside her in several episodes of the popular Fox series. The young man dealt with some mental health issues after the murder of his dad, and Henson opened about it hoping to raise awareness in the black community.

Absolutely. “He was in Glendale, California and did exactly everything the cops told him to do, including letting them illegally search his car,” said Henson. © FamousBirthdays.com - use subject to the information collection practices disclosed in our Privacy Policy. Marcell was born in 1994 to Henson and her then-boyfriend William Lamar Johnson.

Marcell Johnson is the 21-year-old son of Empire and Hidden Figures actress Taraji P. Henson. Looking for something to watch? May his father rest peacefully. The Nickelsons went to prison for voluntary manslaughter, but only served 50 and 36 months in prison, respectively. Marcell Johnson is known for his work on Little (2019), Misled (2015) and Needlestick (2017). “It was bogus because they didn’t give him the ticket for what he was pulled over for.” Henson later apologized after it was confirmed that her son had marijuana in the car, and the cop simply let him off with a warning to help him. In 2015, he appeared as … Actor who rose to fame as the son of Empire actress Taraji P. Henson.

Choose an adventure below and discover your next favorite movie or TV show. William was killed in on Jan. 25, 2003 after approaching another couple about slashing his friend’s tires. In 2015, he appeared as an extra in the drama A Girl Like Her. I’m not paying $50K so I can’t sleep at night wondering is this the night my son is getting racially profiled on campus.”. Marcell Johnson is known for his work on Little (2019), Misled (2015) and Needlestick (2017). He plays one of “Hakeem Lyon’s” homies, who’s oftentimes seen as part of the crew on the hit series. But sometimes things line up and they have to happen and we don’t know why.”. Subscribe to our newsletter to get updates from our website.

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