Van Johnson & Evie Wynn Johnson

Van Johnson and Eve Lynn Abbott

Van Johnson and Eve Lynn Abbott  

Van Johnson and Evie Wynn Johnson were married for 21 years. They dated for 1 year after getting together in 1946 and married on 25th Jan 1947. 21 years later they divorced on 3rd May 1968.

They had a daughter named Schuyler age 68.


American Actor Van Johnson was born Charles Van Dell Johnson on 25th August, 1916 in Newport, Rhode Island and passed away on 12th Dec 2008 Nyack, New York aged 92. He is most remembered for I Remember Paris (movie). His zodiac sign is Virgo.

American Actress Evie Wynn Johnson was born Eve Lynn Abbott on 8th May, 1914 in Buffalo, New York and passed away on 19th Jul 2004 Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA aged 90. She is most remembered for A Daughter's Memoir (2001). Her zodiac sign is Taurus.


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Relationship Statistics

Dating1946 - 25th Jan 1947 1 year, 1 month
Married25th Jan 1947 - May 1968 21 years, 3 months
Total 1946 - May 1968 71 years, 10 months

(25 January 1947 - 3 May 1968) (divorced) 1 child
son: Schuyler V. Johnson
Johnson married former stage actress Eve Abbott (1914–2004) on January 25, 1947, the day after her divorce from actor Keenan Wynn was finalized. In 1948, the newlyweds had a daughter, Schuyler. By this marriage, Johnson had two stepsons, Edmond Keenan (Ned) and Tracy Keenan Wynn. The Johnsons separated in 1961 and their divorce was finalized in 1968. According to a statement by his ex-wife that was first published after his death at age 92, their marriage had been engineered by MGM: "They needed their 'big star' to be married to quell rumors about his sexual preferences and unfortunately, I was 'It'—the only woman he would marry." Johnson's biographer, Ronald L. Davis, has written that the actor's homosexual proclivities were well known within the film industry, but that these were covered up due to a general regard for the privacy of a fellow performer and studio executive Louis B. Mayer's efforts to quash any scandal.

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Relationship Timeline

3rd May, 1968 - Divorce

1961 - Breakup

6th January, 1948 - Child

25th January, 1947 - Marriage

1946 - Hookup

Couple Comparison

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Evie Wynn Johnson
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SchuylerFemale6th January, 194868 years old


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AnnetteMar 30, 2008

I think Van and Evie made a very good match cause, he had such a beautiful-baby face and she had such a handsome sexy face...INTERESTING COUPLE HERE..

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