Johnny Carson

Johnny Carson
1925 - 2005
Johnny Carson  American Talk Show Host

Johnny Carson dating history


Johnny Carson was previously married to Alexis Maas (1987 - 2005), Joanna Holland (1972 - 1983), Joanne Carson (1963 - 1972) and Joan Morrill Wolcott (1949 - 1963).

Johnny Carson was in relationships with Morgan Fairchild (1983), Angie Dickinson (1983), Kellee Patterson (1978 - 1980), Pola Negri and Sally Field.

Johnny Carson had encounters with Dyan Cannon (1970), Vicki LaMotta (1957), Hedy Lamarr, Shirley Bassey, Mamie Van Doren and Joan Rivers.


American Talk Show Host Johnny Carson was born John William Carson on 23rd October, 1925 in Corning, Iowa USA and passed away on 23rd Jan 2005 Malibu, California USA aged 79. He is most remembered for The Tonight Show. His zodiac sign is Scorpio.

Johnny Carson is a member of the following lists: Peabody Award winners, Emmy Award winners and Kennedy Center honorees.


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Relationship Statistics

Married4 18 years 13 years 9 years
Dating5 2 years 4 months, 26 days -
Encounter6 52 years, 11 months 8 years, 10 months -
Total15 52 years, 11 months 7 years, 1 month 2 years


First Name Johnny
Middle Name William
Last Name Carson
Full Name at Birth John William Carson
Alternative Name The King of Late Night, John William Carson, Johnny Carson
Age 79 (age at death) years
Birthday 23rd October, 1925
Birthplace Corning, Iowa USA
Died 23rd January, 2005
Place of Death Malibu, California USA
Cause of Death Emphysema
Height 5' 10½" (179 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Green
Hair Color Grey
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School Norfolk High School, Norfolk, NE
University Millsaps College, Jackson, MS, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
Occupation Text Actor, TV Show Host, Writer
Occupation Talk Show Host
Claim to Fame The Tonight Show
Music Genre (Text) Satire, Sketch Comedy, Improvisational Comedy, Observational comedy, surreal humor, deadpan
Year(s) Active 1950–1992, 1950–1994
Brand Endorsement (1971-79) Print ads: Johnny Carson line of suits from Johnny Carson Apparel Inc.
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Father Homer R. Carson
Mother Ruth Hook Carson
Brother Richard Carson
Sister Catherine Carson

John William Carson (October 23, 1925 – January 23, 2005) was an American television host, comedian, writer, and producer. He is best known as the host of The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962–1992). Carson received six Emmy Awards, the Television Academy's 1980 Governor's Award, and a 1985 Peabody Award. He was inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame in 1987. Carson was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1992 and received a Kennedy Center Honor in 1993.

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Johnny Carson79 ScorpioTalk Show Host
Alexis Maas71Spouse
Morgan Fairchild72 AquariusActress
Angie Dickinson91 LibraActress
Kellee Patterson-Singer
Joanna Holland-
Dyan Cannon85 CapricornActress
Joanne Carson83 LibraSpouse
Vicki LaMotta75 AquariusModel
Joan Morrill Wolcott-
Hedy Lamarr85 ScorpioActress
Pola Negri90 CapricornActress
Shirley Bassey85 CapricornSinger
Mamie Van Doren91 AquariusActress
Sally Field76 ScorpioActress
Joan Rivers81 GeminiComic
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NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
ChristopherMaleJoan Morrill Wolcott
RichardMaleJoan Morrill Wolcott
CoryMaleJoan Morrill Wolcott


The Simpsons1989Johnny CarsonTV Show
Cheers1982Johnny CarsonTV Show
Newhart1982Johnny CarsonTV Show
The Mary Tyler Moore Show1970Johnny CarsonTV Show
Laugh-In1967Guest PerformerTV Show
The Danny Thomas Hour1967NarratorTV Show
Get Smart1965Herald, Special Guest ConductorTV Show
Looking for Love1964Johnny CarsonMovie
The Mouse on the Moon1963Drum Major (uncredited)Movie
NBC Children's Theatre1963NarratorTV Show
Playhouse 901956Erwin TrowbridgeTV Show
The Steve Allen Plymouth Show1956Comedian - Children's TV HostTV Show
The United States Steel Hour1953Kenneth RauschTV Show
The Dennis Day Show1952Mr. SwansonTV Show
The Red Skelton Hour1951Knight Who Makes Point of Order, Man in AudienceTV Show
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Posted commentsView all comments (4)

cboothe977cboothe977Feb 22, 2021

1751 Vine Street

karen martiSep 17, 2014

His 1st wife was named Jody and she had his 3 sons.

CraigSnyderCraigSnyderMay 22, 2013

I always liked Johnny Carson and the Tonight show when he was on it but I've heard that he was a wife beater.
I hope that's just hearsay.

byrnesOct 15, 2007

You people have to be wrong about Johnny having a relationship (R) with that Poli woman born in the late 1800`s THIS IS A JOKE RIGHT???

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