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Van Johnson
Birth: Aug. 25, 1916
Newport County
Rhode Island, USA
Death: Dec. 12, 2008
Rockland County
New York, USA

Actor. He was a leading man of stage, motion pictures and television from the late 1930s until the early 1990s. Known for his boy next door persona, he had memorable roles in the pictures "Dr. Gillespie's New Assistant" (1942), "Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo" (1944), "Battleground" (1949), "The Caine Mutiny" (1954) and "Miracle in the Rain" (1956). Born Charles Van Johnson in Newport, Rhode Island, he began performing in local stage productions while in high school. After making his Broadway debut in the musical "New Faces of 1936", he appeared in the George Abbott productions "Too Many Girls" (1939 to 1940) and "Pal Joey" (1941). Among his other film credits are "State of the Union" (1948), "In the Good Old Summertime" (1949), "The Last Time I Saw Paris" (1954), "The Bottom of the Bottle" (1956), "Battle Squadron" (1969) and "The Purple Rose of Cairo" (1985). His television credits include "Ben Casey", "Batman", "Quincy M.E.", "The Love Boat", and the mini-series "Rich Man, Poor Man". (bio by: C.S.) 
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  Charles E Johnson (1882 - 1964)
  Eve Wynn Abbott Johnson (1914 - 2004)
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Originally Created by: C.S.
Record added: Dec 12, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 32135276
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I'll always remember you from Brigadoon. RIP.
- Billy G
 Added: Jun. 29, 2017
Fine multi-talented actor. Will always remember you in A Guy Named Joe, Brigadoon and so many other roles. You are loved and remembered. RIP...
- Borntoolate
 Added: Jun. 28, 2017

- Eileen
 Added: Jun. 20, 2017
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