Johnny Carson, the legendary "King of Late Night TV" who dominated the medium's nether hours for three decades, was born in Corning, Iowa, but moved with his family to nearby Norfolk, Nebraska when he was eight years old. It was in Norfolk, where he lived until he was inducted into the US Navy in 1943...See full bio »
On his public persona: "I'm basically not a public person. It's like [Jackie Gleason] said, 'If you go out all the time to restaurants and so on, people say, "Oh, he's everywhere," and if you stay home and eat dinner, they say, "Oh, he's a recluse."'"
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