Van Johnson

Van Johnson
1916 - 2008

Van Johnson  American Actor

Age
92
Zodiac

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....

Confirmed Relationships8
Longest Relationship22 yrs, 4 mths
Shortest Relationship22 yrs, 4 mths
Average Relationship Length2 yrs, 9 mths
Rumored Relationships1
First Name Charles
Middle Name Van Dell
Last Name Johnson
Full Name at Birth Charles Van Dell Johnson
Age 92 (age at death) years
Birthday 25th August, 1916
Birthplace Newport, Rhode Island
Died 12th December, 2008
Place of Death Nyack, New York
Cause of Death Natural Causes
Height 6' 1" (185 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Green
Hair Color Brown - Light
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actor, Dancer, Singer
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame I Remember Paris (movie)
Year(s) Active 1935–1992
Father Charles E. Johnson
Mother Loretta Snyder
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Partner Comparison

NameAgeZodiacOccupationNationality
Van Johnson92 VirgoActor
American
Evie Wynn Johnson90 TaurusActress
American
Sonja Henie57 AriesSkating
Norwegian
Tab Hunter85 CancerActor
American
Frances Rafferty81 GeminiActress
American
Kay Williams65 LeoActress
American
Gloria DeHaven91 CancerActress
American
Betty Kelly71 VirgoSinger
American
June Allyson88 LibraActress
American
Mamie Van Doren85 AquariusActress
American

Children

NameGenderBornAge
Schuyler
Female6th January, 194868 years old

Onscreen Matchups

Filmography

FilmYearCharacterType
Clowning Around1992Mr. RanthowMovie
Three Days to a Kill1991Comm. HowardMovie
Flight from Paradise1991Old NarratorMovie
Delta Force Commando II: Priority Red One1990Gen. McCaillandMovie
Killer Crocodile1989JudgeMovie
Taxi Killer1988Capt.Movie
Coming of Age1988Red PepperTV Show
Down There in the Jungle1986Movie
The Purple Rose of Cairo1985Larry WildeMovie
Alfred Hitchcock Presents1985Art BellascoTV Show
Glitter1984Mark HughesTV Show
Murder, She Wrote1984Daniel Hannigan, Elliot Robinson, Daniel O'BrienTV Show
The President of Love1984P. Lazlo PlumTV Movie
The Forgotten Story1983PerryTV Show
The Scorpion with Two Tails1982Mulligan - Joan's fatherMovie
Aloha Paradise1981TV Show
The Kidnapping of the President1980Vice President Ethan RichardsMovie
Concorde Affaire '791979Captain ScottMovie
Da Corleone a Brooklyn1979SturgesMovie
Tales of the Unexpected1979Gerry T. ArmstrongTV Show
Black Beauty1978Horace TompkinsTV Show
Getting Married1978Phil LawrenceTV Movie
Superdome1978Chip GreenTV Movie
Fantasy Island1977Charles WoodruffTV Show
The Love Boat1977Victor Moncrief, Bert WilderTV Show
Rich Man, Poor Man1976Marsh GoodwinTV Show
Quincy M.E.1976Al RingermanTV Show
Rich Man, Poor Man - Book II1976Marsh GoodwinTV Show
One Day at a Time1975Gus WebsterTV Show
The Girl on the Late, Late Show1974Johnny LeverettTV Movie
Wheeler and Murdoch1973Buddy ShoreTV Movie
Call Her Mom1972President Chester HardgroveTV Movie
Maude1972HenryTV Show
Man in the Middle1972TV Movie
McMillan & Wife1971Harry JeromeTV Show
L'occhio del ragno1971Prof. Orson KrügerMovie
Company of Killers1971Sam CahillTV Movie
McCloud1970Dan KileyTV Show
Nanny and the Professor1970Uncle Bob EverettTV Show
San Francisco International Airport1970Lester ScottTV Show
Eagles Over London1969Air Marshal George TaylorMovie
The Price of Power1969President James GarfieldMovie
Love, American Style1969Don (segment 'Love and the House Bachelor')TV Show
Where Angels Go Trouble Follows!1968Father Chase: The 'In' GroupMovie
Yours, Mine and Ours1968Warrant Officer Darrel HarrisonMovie
The Doris Day Show1968Charlie WebbTV Show
The Name of the Game1968Jack Newell, SullivanTV Show
Divorce American Style1967Al YearlingMovie
The Danny Thomas Hour1967Charlie SnowTV Show
The Doomsday Flight1966Capt. AndersonTV Movie
Batman1966The MinstrelTV Show
American in Paris1964James DevlinTV Movie
Wives and Lovers1963Bill AustinMovie
The Virginian1962Alonzo WorthTV Show
Ben Casey1961Frank DawsonTV Show
The Enemy General1960Allan LemaireMovie
The DuPont Show with June Allyson1959Joe RobertsonTV Show
Subway in the Sky1959Maj. Baxter GrantMovie
The Last Blitzkrieg1959Sgt. Hans Von Kroner, Sgt. Leonard RichardsonMovie
Web of Evidence1959Paul MathryMovie
The Ann Sothern Show1958Terry TylerTV Show
Action of the Tiger1957CarsonMovie
Slander1957Scott Ethan MartinMovie
The Pied Piper of Hamelin1957Pied PiperTV Movie
Kelly and Me1957Len CarmodyMovie
23 Paces to Baker Street1956Phillip HannonMovie
Miracle in the Rain1956Pvt. Arthur 'Art' HugenonMovie
The Bottom of the Bottle1956Donald MartinMovie
Zane Grey Theater1956Frank GiletteTV Show
The End of the Affair1955Maurice BendrixMovie
Brigadoon1954Jeff DouglasMovie
Men of the Fighting Lady1954Lt. (jg) Howard ThayerMovie
The Caine Mutiny1954Lt. Steve MarykMovie
The Last Time I Saw Paris1954Charles WillsMovie
Siege at Red River1954Capt. James S. Simmons, Jim FarradayMovie
Easy to Love1953Ray LloydMovie
Remains to Be Seen1953Waldo WilliamsMovie
G.E. True Theater1953Jimmy DevlinTV Show
Confidentially Connie1953Joe BedloeMovie
Plymouth Adventure1952John AldenMovie
The Greatest Show on Earth1952Spectator (unconfirmed, uncredited)Movie
Invitation1952Daniel I. 'Dan' PierceMovie
Washington Story1952Joseph T. GreshamMovie
When in Rome1952Father John X. HalliganMovie
Go for Broke!1951Lt. Michael GraysonMovie
It's a Big Country1951Rev. Adam BurchMovie
Three Guys Named Mike1951Michael LawrenceMovie
Too Young to Kiss1951Eric WainwrightMovie
The Red Skelton Hour1951Harry Haynes, Movie DirectorTV Show
Grounds for Marriage1951Dr. Lincoln I. BartlettMovie
Duchess of Idaho1950Dick LayneMovie
The Big Hangover1950David MuldonMovie
Battleground1949HolleyMovie
In the Good Old Summertime1949Andrew Delby LarkinMovie
Mother Is a Freshman1949Professor Richard MichaelsMovie
Scene of the Crime1949Mike ConovanMovie
Command Decision1948Tech. Sgt. Immanuel T. EvansMovie
State of the Union1948'Spike' McManusMovie
The Bride Goes Wild1948Greg RawlingsMovie
High Barbaree1947Alec BrookeMovie
The Romance of Rosy Ridge1947Henry CarsonMovie
Easy to Wed1946William Stevens 'Bill' ChandlerMovie
Till the Clouds Roll By1946Bandleader in Elite ClubMovie
No Leave, No Love1946Sgt. Michael HanlonMovie
Thrill of a Romance1945Maj. Thomas MilvaineMovie
Week-End at the Waldorf1945Captain James HollisMovie
Between Two Women1945Dr. Randall 'Red' AdamsMovie
The White Cliffs of Dover1944Sam BennettMovie
Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo1944Ted LawsonMovie
Two Girls and a Sailor1944John Dyckman Brown IIIMovie
3 Men in White1944Dr. Randall 'Red' AmesMovie
A Guy Named Joe1943Ted RandallMovie
Dr. Gillespie's Criminal Case1943Dr. Randall 'Red' AdamsMovie
Madame Curie1943ReporterMovie
Pilot #51943Everett ArnoldMovie
The Human Comedy1943Marcus MacauleyMovie
Somewhere I'll Find You1942Lieutenant Wade Hall (uncredited)Movie
Dr. Gillespie's New Assistant1942Dr. Randall 'Red' AdamsMovie
Murder in the Big House1942Bert BellMovie
The War Against Mrs. Hadley1942Michael FitzpatrickMovie
For the Common Defense!1942Agent PritchardShort Film
Personalities1942Short Film
Too Many Girls1940Chorus Boy (uncredited)Movie
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Debi QAug 24, 2010

Tomorrow is your birthday Van, and even though you are no longer with us, I will always remember you and the day I met you. I got to put my hands in yours at the Graman`s Theatre a couple of weeks ago and it was such a thrill for me. My friend reminded me when I told her I found your square Hey you got to met the real man, and he kissed you! Rest in peace my dear friend.

Marie LazzariNov 2, 2009

He was my idol - during my teen years. He was a hunk! Wish I had seen him on stage.

ziegfeldgirl1941May 15, 2009

I love Van Johnson so much and was crushed when he died. It is sad that all of the Golden Hollywood stars are very old or dying. I heard Van Johnson say on TCM Thank goodness for the bobby-soxers. Without them I would be nothing. It is wonderful how he appreciated his fans unlike the stars of today.

Janet MacQueenApr 5, 2009

No matter his personal preferences if the rumors are true, he gave great joy to those who loved to watch him act. His portrayals were always of one who loves, one whose love makes him vulnerable How great a man to love..

Jane BiggersJan 9, 2009

It seems only yesterday I met Van and now it seems impossible for him to be gone from our visable senses...but I know he is in paradise. Schuyler, you have all of my heart felt condolences...

Marilynn FeelerDec 15, 2008

Hi Van, the only one who se picture graced my high school locker door in 1949. Still looking for that blond boy next door type and I am only 77yrs old..Maybe I can ask for anautograph later on,,Love, Marilynn

Al, in San DiegoDec 14, 2008

An alltime favorite has gone; but he will continue to have new fans as they become exposed to his great charisma and natural acting. Rest well, dear man! You gave your best; and we will always remember!

Bobbie ShaffnerDec 13, 2008

Oh, how much of a FAN I was of the great Van Johnson! He helped me through my rough times, as a young teen-ager, just by being there on the "silver Screen." Amazing, isn`t it, that someone you have never actually met, can have the effect of almost saving your life, just by his virtual "presence" and charismatic peronna on a movie screen. Van really did hypnotize a generation of girls who grew up in the war years, the WWII years of "The Greatest Generation." Van symbolized the boys/men of those years more than almost any other Hollywood Star. I am so grateful to have "known" him! Bless him, always.

deb budesaDec 13, 2008

My heart is breaking to learn of Van`s passing. He brought me so much joy over my life; my fondest memories include his dancing with Lucille Ball and his breathtakingly poignant work in `Miracle in the Rain`. Van, you were one of the great ones who could do it all: drama, comedy, song and dance. I`ll miss you with all my heart and pray for your eternal peace. I love you.

DALE SIMMSDec 12, 2008

I LOVED TO WATCH HIM DANCE.WISH ID KNOWN HIM BETTER.

frame_post_commentDec 12, 2008

When I was a youg girl I went to see A GUY NAMED JOE" 12 times!!!Skylor, I`m so sorry for your loss.92 is a pretty good life.

David BeditzDec 12, 2008

Another great has left us. May he rest in peace.


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