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Johnny Carson (I) (1925–2005)


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, that he started his show business career. At ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 14 wins & 12 nominations. See more awards »

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 1993 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Johnny Carson
- Krusty Gets Kancelled (1993) ... Johnny Carson (voice)
 1965-1968 Get Smart (TV Series)
Herald / Special Guest Conductor
- The King Lives? (1968) ... Herald (uncredited)
- Aboard the Orient Express (1965) ... Special Guest Conductor
 1967 The Danny Thomas Hour (TV Series)
Narrator
- The Royal Follies of 1933 (1967) ... Narrator
 1966 NBC Children's Theatre (TV Series)
Narrator
- The World of Stuart Little (1966) ... Narrator
 1960 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Kenneth Rausch
- Queen of the Orange Bowl (1960) ... Kenneth Rausch
 1959 The Steve Allen Plymouth Show (TV Series)
Comedian - Children's TV Host
- Episode #4.19 (1959) ... Comedian - Children's TV Host
 1957 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Erwin Trowbridge
- Three Men on a Horse (1957) ... Erwin Trowbridge
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Other Works:

Album: Wrote the liner notes for Meg Myles' album "Meg Myles at the Living Room". See more »

Publicity Listings:

6 Print Biographies | 4 Portrayals | 70 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 12 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Johnnie Carson

Height:

5' 10½" (1.79 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on Ronald Reagan] The President has asked for severe cuts in aid to the arts and humanities. It's Reagan's strongest attack on the arts since he signed with Warner Brothers. See more »

Trivia:

According to the PBS series American Masters (1985), Carson was seen by more people on more occasions than anyone else in American history. See more »

Trademark:

His unmistakable laugh See more »

Nickname:

The King of Late-night

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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