Johnny Brown

TV Actor

Birthday June 11, 1937

Birth Sign Gemini

Birthplace St. Petersburg, FL

DEATH DATE Mar 2, 2022 (84)

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Appeared on the sketch comedy TV series Laugh-In and played the character of Nathan Bookman on Good Times. He acted in over 30 different TV shows. Later in his career, he appeared in several movies. 

Before Fame

As a boy he lived in Harlem and attended school with writer Walter Dean Myers.


He had roles on The Jeffersons and Family Matters. He has gained fame for his Louis Armstrong impersonation. 

Family Life

He had a daughter named Sharon.

Associated With

He was in the 1964 Broadway musical Golden Boy with Sammy Davis, Jr.