John Wesley Biography – John Wesley Wiki
John Wesley Houston was an American actor. He was best known for his role as Dr. Hoover on “The Fresh Prince of Bel Air.”
Wesley earned degrees from the University of California, San Diego and the University of San Diego. Before he began acting, Wesley served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War.
Wesley holds more than 100 film and television credits, including “The Fresh Prince of Bel Air,” “Missing in Action,” “Big Fish,” “Stop, Or My Mom Will Shoot,” “Always Outnumbered” with Laurence Fishburne and “Martin.” He also enjoyed cameos on “Frasier,” “The Jefferson’s,” “Benson” and “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.” Most recently, he co-starred in 2016’s “The Midnighters,” a true crime thriller directed by Julian Fort. His last project was “Second Acts,” a short film created by Gerry Pass and directed by Anya Adams.
Wesley also appeared on the stage in Ionesco’s “Macbett” and Lillian Hellman’s “Toys in the Attic” at the Old Globe Theatre, as well as “An American Clock” by Arthur Miller and “Wild Oats” at the Mark Taper Forum.
John Wesley Age
He was born on August 3, 1947 in Lake Charles, Louisiana. He died on September 8, 2019 at the age of 72.
John Wesley Wife
He was married to his wife Jenny Aubert.
John Wesley Children
He had two children; Kimiko Kamiel Houston and Kinshasha Houston.
John Wesley Family
Wesley is survived by his wife Jenny Houston; his mother, Hazel Baskin; his daughters, Kimiko Kamiel Houston and Kinshasha Houston; stepson, Kyler Richie; siblings; and grandchildren.
John Wesley Death
Wesley died on September 8, 2019. Wesley’s family confirmed to Variety that he died due to complications from a long battle with multiple myeloma.
Wesley’s manager and producer, Gerry Pass, said in a statement: “John Wesley was a gift to the world, for his kindness and grace are immortalized in his works of theatre, TV and film. I am heartbroken to have lost a dear friend today.”
John Wesley Cause of Death
John Wesley’s cause of death was complications of multiple myeloma.
John Wesley Height
He stood at a height of 5 feet 11 inches (1.8 m).