An American actor, singer, and musician Johnny Crawford died at 75 years old. Actor Johnny was best known for playing Chuck Connors’ son in the ABC series “The Rifleman” from 1958-63, but sadly passed away and left this world on 29 April 2021.
Johnny Crawford Death Reason
In 2019, it was revealed that Johnny had been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. Later, he also contracted COVID-19 and then pneumonia. Afterward, The Rifleman announced passed away at 75 on Thursday 29 April. His longtime friend, actor Paul Petersen, started a GoFundMe fundraiser to help cover Crawford’s medical costs.
“It is with great sadness and heaviness of heart that the Johnny Crawford Legacy team announce the passing of Johnny Crawford,” it was posted on the Johnny Crawford Legacy website. “He passed away peacefully this evening, April 29, 2021, with Charlotte, his wife, by his side.”
Crawford was one of 24 Mouseketeers in the first season of ABC’s “The Mickey Mouse Club.” His early TV roles included “The Lone Ranger,” “Cavalcade of America” and “The Count of Monte Cristo.” After “The Rifleman,” he also had roles in “Rawhide,” “Hawaii Five-O” and “The Big Valley.”
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Johnny Crawford Wiki
John Ernest Crawford was born March 26, 1946, in Los Angeles, California, U.S. He was an American actor, singer, and musician. Moreover, Johnny first performed before a national audience as a Mouseketeer in the Walt Disney Company.
At age 12, Crawford rose to prominence playing Mark McCain in the ABC Western series The Rifleman. Later, he was nominated for an Emmy Award for Best Supporting Actor at age 13 for his work on the show.
Beginning in 1992, Crawford led the California-based Johnny Crawford Orchestra, a vintage dance orchestra that performed at special events. Besides, Johnny Crawford had a brief career as a recording artist in the 1950s and 1960s. Furthermore, he had a recording contract with Del-Fi Records. His song “Cindy’s Birthday” was at No. 8 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1962. Other tracks by him include “Rumors,” “Your Nose Is Gonna Grow” and “Proud.”
The actor had occasional appearances in film and television over the years, including Prince Ignatius in the series “William Tell” (1987-88). His last screen credit was in “The Marshal” (2019).
|Full Name:||John Ernest Crawford|
|Age:||75 years old|
|Date of Birth:||26 March 1946|
|Birthplace:||Los Angeles, California|
|Death Date:||Thursday April 29, 2021|
|Brother:||Robert L. Crawford Jr.|
|Profession:||Actor, singer & musician|
|Social media:||Click here|
The wife of Johnny Crawford is Charlotte Samco whose his high-school sweetheart. Later, in 1995, the couple got married. However, the information for his children yet no available, but it will be updated soon.
The estimation for his net worth is not available. But when he was at her peak of career, then the net worth of Johnny Crawford could be $1 Million dollars, but it’s all estimation.
Johnny Crawford Songs
|Year||Single (A-side, B-side)|
|Both sides from same album except where indicated||Chart positions||Album|
|b/w “So Goes the Story” (Non-album track)||70||
The Captivating Johnny Crawford
|Your Love Is Growing Cold|
|b/w “Something Special”||8||A Young Man’s Fancy|
|Your Nose Is Gonna Grow|
|b/w “Mr. Blue”||14|
|b/w “No One Really Loves a Clown”||12||Rumors|
|b/w “Lonesome Town” (from Rumors)||29||His Greatest Hits|
|Cry on My Shoulder|
|b/w “When I Fall in Love” (from His Greatest Hits Vol. #2)||126||Rumors|
|What Happened to Janie|
|b/w “Petite Chanson” (from Rumors)||–||His Greatest Hits Vol. #2|
|Cindy’s Gonna Cry|
|b/w “Debbie” (from A Young Man’s Fancy)||72|
|1964||Judy Loves Me|
|b/w “Living in the Past” (from Rumors)||95|
|b/w “Ol’ Shorty” (Non-album track)||108|
(Once Upon a Time) The Girl Next Door
|b/w “Sittin’ and a Watchin'” (from A Young Man’s Fancy)||–|
|Am I Too Young|
|b/w “Janie Please Believe Me” (from Rumors)||–||Non-album tracks|
|b/w “Everybody Has Their Day”||–|
Everyone Should Own a Dream
|b/w “Good Guys Finish Last”|