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Johnny Mack Brown (1904–1974)

An All-American halfback while attending the University of Alabama, Johnny Mack Brown chose the silver screen over the green grass of the football field when he graduated. Signed to a contract with MGM in 1926, Brown debuted in Slide, Kelly, Slide (1927) with William Haines in a film about - baseball. This was followed by The Bugle Call (1927), ... See full bio »

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 1965 Apache Uprising
Sheriff Ben Hall
 1965 The Bounty Killer
Sheriff Green
 1965 Requiem for a Gunfighter
 1958 Tales of Wells Fargo (TV Series)
Sheriff Eaton
- Scapegoat (1958) ... Sheriff Eaton
 1958 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Warner Griffith
- The Case of the Daring Decoy (1958) ... Warner Griffith (as John Mack Brown)
 1957 Official Detective (TV Series)
Lt. Coleman
- Hired Killer (1957) ... Lt. Coleman
 1951 Texas Lawmen
Marshal Johnny Mack Brown
 1950 Short Grass
Sheriff Ord Keown
 1949 Stampede
Sheriff Aaron Ball
 1949 Law of the West
Federal Agent Johnny Mack
 1948 Overland Trails
Johnny Murdock
 1947 Gun Talk
Johnny McVey
 1946 Drifting Along
Steve Garner
 1945 Forever Yours
Maj. Tex O'Connor
 1942 Ride 'Em Cowboy
Alabam' Brewster
 1941 The Masked Rider
Larry Prescott
 1940 Ragtime Cowboy Joe
Steve Logan
 1940 Son of Roaring Dan
Jim Reardon (Posing as Horace McPhail)
 1940 Riders of Pasco Basin
Lee Jamison
 1940 West of Carson City
Jim Bannister
 1939 Desperate Trails
Steve Hayden (as John Mack Brown)
 1939 The Oregon Trail
Jeff Scott (as John Mack Brown)
 1938 Flaming Frontiers
Tex Houston (as John Mack Brown)
 1937 Wells Fargo
Talbot Carter (as John Mack Brown)
 1937 Born to the West
Tom Fillmore (as John Mack Brown)
 1937 Boothill Brigade
Lon Cardigan
 1937 Wild West Days
Kentucky Wade (as John Mack Brown)
 1937 Guns in the Dark
Johnny Darrel
 1936 Undercover Man
Steve McLain
 1936 The Crooked Trail
Jim Blake
 1936 Everyman's Law
Johnny- aka The Dog Town Kid
 1936 Rogue of the Range
Dan Doran
 1936 Desert Phantom
Billy Donovan
 1936 Valley of the Lawless
Bruce Reynolds
 1935 The Rustlers of Red Dog
Jack Wood (as John Mack Brown)
 1934 Against the Law
Steve Wayne (as John Mack Brown)
 1934 Belle of the Nineties
Brooks Claybourne (as John Mack Brown)
 1934 Cross Streets
Adam Blythe (as John Mack Brown)
 1934 Marrying Widows
The Husband (as John Mack Brown)
 1934 St. Louis Woman
Jim Warren (as John Mack Brown)
 1934 Three on a Honeymoon
Chuck Wells
 1933 Son of a Sailor
 1933 Female
 1933 Saturday's Millions
Alan Barry
 1932 Malay Nights
Jim Wilson (as Johnnie Mack Brown)
 1932 70,000 Witnesses
Wally Clark
 1932 Flames
 1931 Hollywood Halfbacks (Short)
 1931 Lasca of the Rio Grande
Miles Kincaid (as John Mack Brown)
 1931 The Last Flight
Bill Talbot (as John Mack Brown)
 1931 The Secret Six
Hank (as John Mack Brown)
 1931 The Great Meadow
Berk Jarvis (as John Mack Brown)
 1930 Great Day
 1930 Billy the Kid
Billy the Kid (as John Mack Brown)
 1930 Montana Moon
Larry (as John Mack Brown)
 1930 Undertow
Paul Whalen
 1929 Jazz Heaven
Barry Holmes (as John Mack Brown)
 1929 Hurricane
 1929 The Single Standard
Tommy Hewlett (as John Mack Brown)
 1929 The Valiant
Robert Ward
 1929 Coquette
Michael Jeffery (as John Mack Brown)
 1928 A Woman of Affairs
David (as John Mack Brown)
 1928 A Lady of Chance
Steve Crandall (as John Mack Brown)
 1928 Annapolis
Bill (as John Mack Brown)
 1928 Our Dancing Daughters
Ben Blaine (as John Mack Brown)
 1928 The Play Girl
Bradley Lane
 1928 Square Crooks
Larry Scott (as John Mack Brown)
 1928 Soft Living
Stockney Webb (as John Mack Brown)
 1928 The Divine Woman
Jean Lery
 1927 The Fair Co-Ed
 1927 After Midnight
Party Boy (uncredited)
 1927 Mockery
Russian Officer
 1927 The Bugle Call
Bit (uncredited)
 1927 Slide, Kelly, Slide
John Mack Brown (as John Mack Brown)
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Other Works:

(12/2/39) Radio: "Screen Guild Theatre", ep. "Accent On Youth".

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 6 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

John Mack Brown | Johnnie Mack Brown


6' 1" (1.85 m)

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Inducted into the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame in 1969. See more »


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