Van Johnson (I) (1916–2008)

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KNOWN FOR 
In the Good Old Summertime (1949) | The Caine Mutiny (1954) | Battleground (1949)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win More »
NICKNAMEs  
King of Dinner Theater, The Voiceless Sinatra
BORN 
Aug 25, 1916 (died Dec 12, 2008)
HEIGHT 
6' 1" (1.85m)

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Past Film & Video (81 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (47 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for MGM: When the Lion RoarsMGM: When the Lion Roars (TV Mini-series) Performer ("I'll Go Home with Bonnie Jean") (1 episode, 1992), Himself (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1992 1
    • The Lion in Winter (Mar 24, 1992) Himself, Performer ("I'll Go Home with Bonnie Jean") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Murder, She WroteMurder, She Wrote (TV Series) Daniel Hannigan / Elliot Robinson / Daniel O'Brien (3 episodes, 1984)  Less 1984–1990 3
  • Primary photo for Coming of AgeComing of Age (TV Series) Red Pepper (1 episode, 1989)  Less 1989 1
  • Primary photo for Alfred Hitchcock PresentsAlfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series) Art Bellasco (1 episode, 1988)  Less 1988 1
  • Primary photo for The President of LoveThe President of Love (TV Movie) P. Lazlo Plum  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for GlitterGlitter (TV Series) Mark Hughes (1 episode, 1984)  Less 1984 1
    • Pilot (Sep 13, 1984) Mark Hughes  Less
  • Primary photo for Tales of the UnexpectedTales of the Unexpected (TV Series) Gerry T. Armstrong (1 episode, 1983)  Less 1983 1
  • Primary photo for Fantasy IslandFantasy Island (TV Series) Charles Woodruff (1 episode, 1983)  Less 1983 1
  • Primary photo for The Forgotten StoryThe Forgotten Story (TV Series) Perry (6 episodes, 1983)  Less 1983 6
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  • Primary photo for The Love BoatThe Love Boat (TV Series) Victor Moncrief / Bert Wilder (3 episodes, 1978)  Less 1978–1982 3
  • Primary photo for One Day at a TimeOne Day at a Time (TV Series) Gus Webster (1 episode, 1982)  Less 1982 1
  • Primary photo for Aloha ParadiseAloha Paradise (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1981)  Less 1981 1
  • Primary photo for Getting MarriedGetting Married (TV Movie) Phil Lawrence  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Black BeautyBlack Beauty (TV Mini-series) Horace Tompkins  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for SuperdomeSuperdome (TV Movie) Chip Green  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Quincy M.E.Quincy M.E. (TV Series) Al Ringerman (2 episodes, 1977)  Less 1977 2
  • Primary photo for Rich Man, Poor Man - Book IIRich Man, Poor Man - Book II (TV Series) Marsh Goodwin (2 episodes, 1976)  Less 1976 2
  • Primary photo for Rich Man, Poor ManRich Man, Poor Man (TV Mini-series) Marsh Goodwin (3 episodes, 1976)  Less 1976 3
  • Primary photo for McMillan & WifeMcMillan & Wife (TV Series) Harry Jerome (1 episode, 1974)  Less 1974 1
  • Primary photo for The Girl on the Late, Late ShowThe Girl on the Late, Late Show (TV Movie) Johnny Leverett  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for McCloudMcCloud (TV Series) Dan Kiley (1 episode, 1974)  Less 1974 1
  • Primary photo for MaudeMaude (TV Series) Henry (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1972 1
  • Primary photo for Man in the MiddleMan in the Middle (TV Movie) Actor  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for Wheeler and MurdochWheeler and Murdoch (TV Movie) Buddy Shore  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for Call Her MomCall Her Mom (TV Movie) President Chester Hardgrove  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for Company of KillersCompany of Killers (TV Movie) Sam Cahill  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for Love, American StyleLove, American Style (TV Series) Don (segment 'Love and the House Bachelor') (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971 1
  • Primary photo for The Doris Day ShowThe Doris Day Show (TV Series) Charlie Webb (2 episodes, 1970)  Less 1970–1971 2
  • Primary photo for The VirginianThe Virginian (TV Series) Alonzo Worth (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971 1
  • Primary photo for Nanny and the ProfessorNanny and the Professor (TV Series) Uncle Bob Everett (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971 1
  • Primary photo for The Red Skelton ShowThe Red Skelton Show (TV Series) Harry Haynes / Movie Director (2 episodes, 1968)  Less 1968–1970 2
  • Primary photo for San Francisco International AirportSan Francisco International Airport (TV Series) Lester Scott (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970 1
  • Primary photo for The Name of the GameThe Name of the Game (TV Series) Jack Newell / Sullivan (2 episodes, 1968)  Less 1968–1970 2
  • Primary photo for The Dean Martin ShowThe Dean Martin Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1968), Performer ("The French Lesson", "Rose of Washington Square", "Ma Blushin' Rosie", "Blue Skies", "Alexander's Ragtime Band", "You'll Never Know") (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968 1
    • Episode #4.6 (Oct 24, 1968) Himself, Performer ("The French Lesson", "Rose of Washington Square", "Ma Blushin' Rosie", "Blue Skies", "Alexander's Ragtime Band", "You'll Never Know") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Hollywood PalaceThe Hollywood Palace (TV Series) Performer ("Wilkommen", "Let's Make a Movie") (1 episode, 1967), Himself - Host (1 episode, 1967)  Less 1967 1
    • Episode #4.22 (Feb 25, 1967) Himself - Host, Performer ("Wilkommen", "Let's Make a Movie")  Less
  • Primary photo for The Danny Thomas HourThe Danny Thomas Hour (TV Series) Charlie Snow (1 episode, 1967)  Less 1967 1
  • Primary photo for The Doomsday FlightThe Doomsday Flight (TV Movie) Capt. Anderson  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for BatmanBatman (TV Series) The Minstrel (2 episodes, 1966), Performer ("Wait 'Til The Jailbreak, Batman") (1 episode, 1966), Performer ("The Wandering Minstrel") (1 episode, 1966)  Less 1966 2
    • Barbecued Batman? (Sep 22, 1966) The Minstrel, Performer ("Wait 'Til The Jailbreak, Batman") (uncredited)  Less
    • The Minstrel's Shakedown (Sep 21, 1966) The Minstrel, Performer ("The Wandering Minstrel") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Ben CaseyBen Casey (TV Series) Frank Dawson (1 episode, 1965)  Less 1965 1
  • Primary photo for American in ParisAmerican in Paris (TV Movie) James Devlin  Less 1964
  • Primary photo for The DuPont Show with June AllysonThe DuPont Show with June Allyson (TV Series) Joe Robertson (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1960 1
  • Primary photo for The Ann Sothern ShowThe Ann Sothern Show (TV Series) Terry Tyler (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1960 1
  • Primary photo for General Electric TheaterGeneral Electric Theater (TV Series) Jimmy Devlin (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1960 1
  • Primary photo for Zane Grey TheaterZane Grey Theater (TV Series) Frank Gilette (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959 1
    • Deadfall (Feb 19, 1959) Frank Gilette  Less
  • Primary photo for The Frank Sinatra ShowThe Frank Sinatra Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1958), Performer ("Nothing in Common") (1 episode, 1958)  Less 1958 1
    • Van Johnson (Feb 28, 1958) Himself, Performer ("Nothing in Common") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Pied Piper of HamelinThe Pied Piper of Hamelin (TV Movie) Pied Piper / Truson, Performer ("In The Hall of the Mountain King", "How Can I Tell You?", "Feats of the Piper", "Flim Flam Floo", "Fool's Gold", "How Can I Tell You?" (reprise))  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for I Love LucyI Love Lucy (TV Series) Van Johnson (1 episode, 1955)  Less 1955 1
Self (60 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for American MastersAmerican Masters (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for BiographyBiography (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1998)  Less 1998–1999
  • Primary photo for Lucy and Desi: A Home MovieLucy and Desi: A Home Movie (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for MGM: When the Lion RoarsMGM: When the Lion Roars (TV Mini-series) Himself (2 episodes, 1992)  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Burt Reynolds' Conversation WithBurt Reynolds' Conversation With (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1991)  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for The 35th Annual Thalians GalaThe 35th Annual Thalians Gala (TV Movie) Himself - Honoree  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for 7th Annual American Cinema Awards7th Annual American Cinema Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Live with Regis and Kathie LeeLive with Regis and Kathie Lee (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1989)  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Great PerformancesGreat Performances (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1988)  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Going Hollywood: The War YearsGoing Hollywood: The War Years Himself - Host  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Happy 100th Birthday, HollywoodHappy 100th Birthday, Hollywood (TV Special) Himself  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for The 39th Annual Tony AwardsThe 39th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Himself - Presenter  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Night of 100 Stars IINight of 100 Stars II (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing ArtsThe Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts (TV Special) Himself  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Night of 100 StarsNight of 100 Stars (TV Special) Himself  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for The 38th Annual Golden Globe AwardsThe 38th Annual Golden Globe Awards (TV Special) Himself - Presenter  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Ryan's HopeRyan's Hope (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1980)  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for The Bob Braun ShowThe Bob Braun Show (TV Series) Himself - Actor / Himself (2 episodes, 1975)  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for The Sonny and Cher Comedy HourThe Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for The Mike Douglas ShowThe Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) Himself - Actor / Himself - Co-Host / Himself / Himself - Guest Host (30 episodes, 1965)  Less 1965–1972
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  • Primary photo for This Is Your LifeThis Is Your Life (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for The Dean Martin ShowThe Dean Martin Show (TV Series) Himself (4 episodes, 1967)  Less 1967–1969
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  • Primary photo for Laugh-InLaugh-In (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1968)  Less 1968–1969
  • Primary photo for The Merv Griffin ShowThe Merv Griffin Show (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1967)  Less 1967–1969
  • Primary photo for The Hollywood PalaceThe Hollywood Palace (TV Series) Himself - Singer / Himself - Host (4 episodes, 1964)  Less 1964–1968
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  • Primary photo for Here's LucyHere's Lucy (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for The Joey Bishop ShowThe Joey Bishop Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for The Hollywood Squares (Primetime/Nighttime)The Hollywood Squares (Primetime/Nighttime) (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for PersonalityPersonality (TV Series) Himself (3 episodes, 1968)  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for The Hollywood Squares (Daytime)The Hollywood Squares (Daytime) (TV Series) Himself - Panelist (5 episodes, 1968)  Less 1968
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  • Primary photo for The Danny Thomas HourThe Danny Thomas Hour (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for The Milton Berle ShowThe Milton Berle Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1966)  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for The Eamonn Andrews ShowThe Eamonn Andrews Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1966)  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for The 19th Annual Tony AwardsThe 19th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Himself - Co-Host  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for On Broadway TonightOn Broadway Tonight (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1965)  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for Toast of the TownToast of the Town (TV Series) Himself - Singer / Singer / Himself (5 episodes, 1954)  Less 1954–1964
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  • Primary photo for The Match GameThe Match Game (TV Series) Himself - Team Captain (5 episodes, 1963)  Less 1963
    • Episode #2.55 (Nov 15, 1963) Himself - Team Captain  Less
    • Episode #2.54 (Nov 14, 1963) Himself - Team Captain  Less
    • Episode #2.53 (Nov 13, 1963) Himself - Team Captain  Less
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  • Primary photo for Hello World!Hello World! (TV Movie) Himself - Host  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for Talent ScoutsTalent Scouts (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1962)  Less 1962–1963
  • Primary photo for What's My Line?What's My Line? (TV Series) Himself - Mystery Guest / Himself (4 episodes, 1953)  Less 1953–1963
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  • Primary photo for Here's HollywoodHere's Hollywood (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1962)  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for PasswordPassword (TV Series) Himself - Celebrity Contestant (1 episode, 1962)  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for I've Got a SecretI've Got a Secret (TV Series) Himself - Guest (2 episodes, 1960)  Less 1960–1962
  • Primary photo for Tonight Starring Jack PaarTonight Starring Jack Paar (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1962)  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for What's My LineWhat's My Line (TV Series) Himself - Celebrity Challenger (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961
  • Primary photo for What About Linda?What About Linda? (TV Special) Himself  Less 1961
  • Primary photo for The Dinah Shore Chevy ShowThe Dinah Shore Chevy Show (TV Series) Himself (3 episodes, 1958)  Less 1958–1959
  • Primary photo for The 30th Annual Academy AwardsThe 30th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Presenter  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for Shower of StarsShower of Stars (TV Series) Himself (3 episodes, 1957)  Less 1957–1958
  • Primary photo for The Frank Sinatra ShowThe Frank Sinatra Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1958)  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for The Jack Benny ProgramThe Jack Benny Program (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for Club OasisClub Oasis (TV Series) Himself - Host / Himself (2 episodes, 1957)  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for Film FanfareFilm Fanfare (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1956)  Less 1956
  • Primary photo for Letter to LorettaLetter to Loretta (TV Series) Himself - Guest Host (2 episodes, 1955)  Less 1955
    • Katy (Oct 23, 1955) Himself - Guest Host  Less
    • The Last Spring (Oct 16, 1955) Himself - Guest Host  Less
  • Primary photo for The Name's the SameThe Name's the Same (TV Series) Himself - Contestant / Himself (2 episodes, 1954)  Less 1954–1955
  • Primary photo for The Easter Seal Teleparade of StarsThe Easter Seal Teleparade of Stars (TV Special) Himself - Comedian  Less 1955
  • Primary photo for Screen Snapshots: Hopalong in Hoppy LandScreen Snapshots: Hopalong in Hoppy Land (Short) Himself  Less 1951
  • Primary photo for Cancer Fund Film Notables Attend Glittering BenefitsCancer Fund Film Notables Attend Glittering Benefits (Short) Himself  Less 1951
  • Primary photo for The Actor's Society Benefit GalaThe Actor's Society Benefit Gala (TV Movie) Himself - Performer  Less 1949
  • Primary photo for American CreedAmerican Creed (Short) Himself  Less 1946
Archive Footage (28 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Muchachada nuiMuchachada nui (TV Series) The Pied Piper (segment "Mundo Viejuno. Salvemos la huertica") (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010
    • Episode #4.12 (Apr 7, 2010) The Pied Piper (segment "Mundo Viejuno. Salvemos la huertica") (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Naked ArchaeologistThe Naked Archaeologist (TV Series) Arm Wrestler (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for The 61st Primetime Emmy AwardsThe 61st Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Himself - In Memoriam (archive footage)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for The 81st Annual Academy AwardsThe 81st Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for The Orange British Academy Film AwardsThe Orange British Academy Film Awards (TV Special) Himself - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for 15th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards15th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (TV Special) Himself - In Memoriam (archive footage)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for In the Good Old Summertime IntroIn the Good Old Summertime Intro (Video) Andrew Delby Larkin (archive footage)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Hollywood Legends: Elizabeth Taylor and Shirley TempleHollywood Legends: Elizabeth Taylor and Shirley Temple (Video) Self (archive footage)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Marilyn Monroe: The Final DaysMarilyn Monroe: The Final Days (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Junket WhoreJunket Whore Himself (archive footage)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for BiographyBiography (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Off the Menu: The Last Days of Chasen'sOff the Menu: The Last Days of Chasen's Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Showbiz Goes to WarShowbiz Goes to War (TV Movie) Self (archive footage)  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for America at the MoviesAmerica at the Movies Pfc. Holly (archive footage)  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for That's Entertainment!That's Entertainment! Self (archive footage)  Less 1974 $3.2MM $27MM / —
  • Primary photo for Just One More TimeJust One More Time (Short) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for The Dick Cavett ShowThe Dick Cavett Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for The Hollywood PalaceThe Hollywood Palace (TV Series) Himself - Host & Singer (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970
    • Episode #7.17 (Feb 7, 1970) Himself - Host & Singer (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Extraordinary SeamanThe Extraordinary Seaman Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for Mia and RomanMia and Roman (Short) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for The Judy Garland ShowThe Judy Garland Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964
    • Episode #1.16 (Jan 19, 1964) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Hollywood Without Make-UpHollywood Without Make-Up Himself (archive footage)  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for Toast of the TownToast of the Town (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1955)  Less 1955
    • Episode #8.22 (Feb 6, 1955) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for MGM ParadeMGM Parade (TV Series) Ted Lawson / Ted Randall (2 episodes, 1955)  Less 1955
    • Episode #1.12 (Nov 23, 1955) Ted Lawson (archive footage)  Less
    • Episode #1.10 (Nov 16, 1955) Ted Randall (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer StoryThe Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Story Self (archive footage)  Less 1951
  • Primary photo for The CinematographerThe Cinematographer (Short) Himself - film clip from 'Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo' (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1951
  • Primary photo for Some of the Best: Twenty-Five Years of Motion Picture LeadershipSome of the Best: Twenty-Five Years of Motion Picture Leadership (Short) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1949
  • Primary photo for Twenty Years AfterTwenty Years After (Short) Self (archive footage)  Less 1944

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