Van Johnson

American Actor Van Johnson

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Van Johnson (August 25, 1916 – December 12, 2008) was an American film and television actor and dancer who was a major star at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer studios during and after World War II.

Johnson was the embodiment of the "boy next door", playing "the red-haired, freckle-faced soldier, sailor or bomber pilot who used to live down the street" in MGM movies during the war years. At the time of his death in December 2008, he was one of the last surviving matinee idols of Hollywood's "golden age."

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Birth Date
Age 92
Newport, Rhode Island, USA
  • Actor
Film Industry

Top Movies

Top Earning Movies


Year Movie Country Role Credit Ratings
1985 The Purple Rose of Cairo United States Larry Actor 0.00
1954 Brigadoon United States Jeff Douglas Actor 0.00
1954 The Caine Mutiny United States Lt. Stephen Maryk Actor 0.00
1948 State of the Union United States 'Spike' McManus Actor 0.00