Johnny Brown, ‘Good Times’ actor, dead at 84

Johnny Brown ‘Good Times’ actor

Johnny Brown, 'Good Times' actor, dead at 84
Johnny Brown, ‘Good Times’ actor, dead at 84


Johnny Brown, remembered for his two-season stints on Rowan & Martin’s collection Laugh-In, and as constructing supervisor Nathan Buckman at the Seventies sitcom Good Times, died on the age of 84.

Sharon’s daughter and actress Katherine Brown wrote on Instagram. “Our own circle of relatives is broken. Shattered. Shattered. Beyond sadness. Barely able of breathe.”

Brown has had a multifaceted profession.
He recorded songs and performed in a band, seemed on Broadway, and changed into an everyday TV display, along with 3 seasons as a part of the ensemble at the hit display “Rowan and Martin Love In”.

This appearance changed into a double-edged sword, as his contractual duties to the display avoided him from taking over the position of Red Fox’s son in “Sanford & Son.”

His own circle of relatives mourned the “heavy loss” in a social media post, pronouncing he had been “abducted from their lives”.

‘Good Times’ actor Johnny Brown dead at 84

Johnny’s daughter, Sharon Katherine Brown, informed TMZ that he changed into at his doctor’s workplace in Los Angeles on Wednesday to have his pacemaker checked, and soon after leaving he had a coronary heart assault and collapsed.
He changed into taken to a close-by medical institution wherein he passed.
She says the appointment changed into routine, so his surprising demise got here as a shock.

Born on June 11, 1937 in Saint Petersburg, Florida, raised in Harlem, Johnny Brown started his profession as a singer, traveling with Sam “The Man” Taylor starting in 1958.

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His first launch changed into “Walkin”, Talkin’, Kissin “Doll” from Columbia Records in 1961.

He made an early tv look as a visitor on The Leslie Uggams Show, Julia and Love, American Style and performed a cameo position within the 1970’s comedy The Out of Towners earlier than becoming a member of Rowan’s troupe. & Martin’s Laugh-In in 1972.

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