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Van Johnson

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Biography

Johnson in a publicity photo, 1972

Source: Wikipedia

Van Johnson (August 25, 1916 – December 12, 2008) was an American film and television actor and dancer who was a major star at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer during and after World War II.

Fact file

  • Born: Charles Van Dell Johnson August 25, 1916 Newport, Rhode Island, U.S.
  • Died: December 12, 2008 (aged 92) Nyack, New York, U.S.
  • Occupation: Actor, dancer, singer
  • Years active: 1935–1992
  • Spouse(s): Eve Lynn Abbott Wynn (m. 1947; div. 1968)
  • Children: 1

Read more about Van Johnson at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

In the news

Amazon Cancels ‘One Mississippi,’ ‘I Love Dick’ and ‘Jean-Claude’
NY Times TV, 2018-01-18 17:26:34
The studio canceled “One Mississippi,” “I Love Dick” and “Jean-Claude Van Johnson” and will turn its focus to a “Lord of the Rings” adaptation.

Amazon cancels 'One Mississippi,' 'I Love Dick' and 'Jean-Claude Van Johnson'
USA Today TV, 2018-01-18 06:33:16
Although many of its shows have received critical praise, the service is said to be seeking broader-based hits.         

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Variety, 2018-01-18 01:43:38
Amazon has canceled three original series — “I Love Dick,” “One Mississippi,” and “Jean-Claude Van Johnson.” The move continues an aggressive shift by the digital giant away from the original-programming strategy championed by ousted Amazon Studios president Roy Price and toward a new approach mandated by company founder Jeff Bezos, ...

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