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Johnny McGovern was born on May 29, 1936 in the USA as John Keith McGovern. He is an actor, known for When I Grow Up (1951), Tumbleweed Trail (1946) and Night Unto Night (1949). See full bio »


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When I Grow Up
When I Grow Up Duckface Kelly
Tumbleweed Trail
Tumbleweed Trail Freckles Ryan
Night Unto Night
Night Unto Night Willie Shawn


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 1956 Ethel Barrymore Theater (TV Series)
- General Delivery (1956)
 1956 Studio 57 (TV Series)
Don Baxter
- The Baxter Boy (1956) ... Don Baxter
 1955 The Christophers (TV Series)
 1953-1955 The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet (TV Series)
Will Thornberry
- Ricky's Blind Date (1955) ... Will Thornberry
- A Matter of Principle (1955) ... Will Thornberry
- Operation Economy (1954) ... Will Thornberry
- Boys' Day (1953) ... Will Thornberry
 1955 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series)
Pete Preston
- The Refinement of 'Ab' (1955) ... Pete Preston (as John McGovern)
 1955 Waterfront (TV Series)
Danny Neal / Delivery Boy
- Sea Explorers (1955) ... Danny Neal
- Floating Bottle ... Delivery Boy (uncredited)
 1954 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
Bill Spencer
- The Rainbow Chaser (1954) ... Bill Spencer
 1951-1953 Big Town (TV Series)
Alan Donovan
- On Their Own (1953) ... Alan Donovan
- Success Story (1951) ... (as John McGovern)
 1953 Peter Pan
Lost Boy (voice, uncredited)
 1952 The Pride of St. Louis
Batboy (uncredited)
 1952 Singin' in the Rain
Boy (uncredited)
 1952 Room for One More
Senior Patrol Leader (uncredited)
 1951 When I Grow Up
Duckface Kelly
 1950 Tea for Two
Richard Smith (uncredited)
 1949 Night Unto Night
Willie Shawn
 1946 Tumbleweed Trail
Freckles Ryan

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Alternate Names:

John McGovern

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Legally change his name from John McGovern to John Wilder in 1958.

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