Van Johnson

Van Johnson

Born Aug 25, 1916
  • Actor, Dancer, Singer
Van Johnson 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 wholesomeness made him a popular Hollywood star in the '40s and '50s," playing "the red-haired, freckl...

Van Johnson Stats


: Charles Van Johnson, Charles Van Dell Johnson, The Voiceless Sinatra, King of Dinner Theater


: Actor, Dancer, Singer


: 6 ft (1.85 m)


: German American | Dutch-American


: United States of America

Date of Birth

: Aug 25, 1916 - Dec 12, 2008 (92 years old)

Place of Birth

: Newport

Date of Death

: Dec 12, 2008

Place of Death

: Nyack

Cause of Death

: Natural causes

Van Johnson Film Roles

  1. Action of the Tiger
  2. In the Good Old Summertime
  3. The Caine Mutiny
    Lt. Steve Maryk
    The Caine Mutiny
  4. When in Rome
    Father John X. Halligan
  5. Yours, Mine and Ours
    Warrant Officer Darrel Harrison
    Yours, Mine and Ours
  6. Command Decision
    TSgt. Immanuel T. Evans
  7. The End of the Affair
    Maurice Bendrix
  8. The Last Time I Saw Paris
    Charles Wills
  9. The Kidnapping of the President
  10. Week-End at the Waldorf
    Week-End at the Waldorf

Van Johnson Film Appearances

  1. Going Hollywood: The War Years
    Going Hollywood: The War Years
  2. Mia and Roman

Van Johnson TV Starring Roles

  1. MGM: When the Lion Roars
  2. Rich Man, Poor Man
    Rich Man, Poor Man

Van Johnson TV Guest Roles

  1. Alex and Annie / Blue Honeymoon / Another Thing
    Mr. Chase
  2. The Last Spring
  3. Flashback
  4. American in Paris
  5. Down Among the Sheltering Palms
  6. The Dancing Star
    The Dancing Star
  7. The Women Who
    Joe Robertson
  8. The Minstrel's Shakedown
    The Minstrel
    The Minstrel's Shakedown
  9. Hannigan's Wake
    Daniel Hannigan
  10. Separate Rooms
    Bob Everett