Gretchen Johnson & Richard Dawson

Richard Dawson and Gretchen Johnson
1990 - 2012

Richard Dawson and Gretchen Johnson  

Gretchen Johnson and Richard Dawson were married for 21 years before Richard Dawson died, leaving behind his wife and 1 child.

They had a daughter named Shannon Nicole age 26.


Gretchen Johnson is an American Relative. She is famous for Widow of actor Richard Dawson.

American Actor Richard Dawson was born Colin Lionel Emm on 20th November, 1932 in Gosport, Hampshire, England, UK and passed away on 2nd Jun 2012 Los Angeles, California, USA aged 79. He is most remembered for Hogan's Heroes, Family Feud. His zodiac sign is Scorpio.


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Relationship Statistics

Dating1990 - 1991 1 year
Married1991 - Jun 2012 21 years, 5 months
Total 1990 - Jun 2012 27 years, 10 months

Upon retiring, Dawson took up residence in Beverly Hills, California, with his wife since 1991, the former Gretchen Johnson, whom he met when she was a member of one of the contestant families on Family Feud in the spring of 1981. They had a daughter named Shannon Nicole Dawson. Dawson announced this and showed a picture of his daughter on an episode in the 1994 version of the Feud — as he was greeting one of the contestants who happened to be a former contestant of his while he was a panelist on The Match Game. The episode was featured on the 25th Anniversary of Family Feud as No. 14 on the Game Show Network's Top 25 Feud Moments.

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Relationship Timeline

1991 - Marriage

13th August, 1990 - Child

1990 - Hookup

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Gretchen Johnson
Richard Dawson
Gretchen Johnson
Richard Dawson
Hair Color
Brown - Light


Shannon NicoleFemale13th August, 199026 years old



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