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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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Known For

Valley of Fear Johnny Williams
Law Men U.S. Marshal Nevada Jack McKenzie
Pony Post Cal Sheridan
A Lawman Is Born Tom Mitchell


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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 (as John Mack Brown)
 1953 The Marshal's Daughter
Johnny Mack Brown - Poker-Game Player
 1952 Canyon Ambush
Johnny Mack Brown
 1952 Dead Man's Trail
Johnny Mack Brown
 1952 Man from the Black Hills
Johnny Mack Brown
 1952 Texas City
Johnny Mack Brown
 1951 Texas Lawmen
Marshal Johnny Mack Brown
 1951 Whistling Hills
Johnny Mack Brown
 1951 Oklahoma Justice
Johnny Mack Brown
 1951 Montana Desperado
Dave Borden
 1951 Blazing Bullets
Marshal Johnny Mack Brown
 1951 Man from Sonora
Johnny Mack Brown
 1951 Colorado Ambush
Johnny Mack Brown
 1950 Short Grass
Sheriff Ord Keown
 1950 Outlaw Gold
Marshal Johnny Mack Brown
 1950 Law of the Panhandle
U.S. Marshal Johnny Mack Brown
 1950 Six Gun Mesa
Johnny Mack Brown
 1950 Over the Border
Johnny Mack Brown
 1950 West of Wyoming
Johnny Mack Brown
 1949 Western Renegades
Johnny Mack Brown
 1949 Range Justice
Johnny Mack Brown
 1949 West of El Dorado
Johnny Mack
 1949 Stampede
Sheriff Aaron Ball
 1949 Trails End
Johnny Mack
 1949 Law of the West
Federal Agent Johnny Mack
 1948 Hidden Danger
Johnny Mack
 1948 Gunning for Justice
Johnny Mack
 1948 Sheriff of Medicine Bow
Sheriff Johnny
 1948 The Fighting Ranger
Ranger Johnny Brown
 1948 Back Trail
Johnny Mack
 1948 Triggerman
Johnny Mack Brown
 1948 Frontier Agent
Johnny Mack Brown
 1948 Crossed Trails
Johnny Mack
 1948 Overland Trails
Johnny Murdock
 1947 Gun Talk
Johnny McVey
 1947 Prairie Express
Johnny Hudson
 1947 Flashing Guns
Johnny Mack
 1947 Code of the Saddle
John Macklin
 1947 The Law Comes to Gunsight
Johnny Mackey
 1947 Land of the Lawless
Johnny Mack
 1947 Trailing Danger
 1947 Valley of Fear
Johnny Williams
 1947 Raiders of the South
Captain Johnny Brownell
 1946 Silver Range
Johnny Bronton
 1946 Shadows on the Range
Steve Mason - Posing as Steve Saunders
 1946 Trigger Fingers
Sam Hurricane Benton
 1946 The Gentleman from Texas
Johnny Macklin
 1946 Under Arizona Skies
Dusty Smith
 1946 The Haunted Mine
Marshal Nevada Jack McKenzie
 1946 Drifting Along
Steve Garner
 1946 Border Bandits
Marshal Nevada
 1945 Frontier Feud
Marshal Nevada Jack McKenzie
 1945 The Lost Trail
Marshal Nevada Jack McKenzie
 1945 Flame of the West
Dr. John Poole
 1945 Stranger from Santa Fe
U.S. Marshal Nevada McKenzie, posing as Roy Ferris
 1945 Gun Smoke
Marshal Nevada Jack McKenzie
 1945 Forever Yours
Maj. Tex O'Connor
 1945 The Navajo Trail
Marshal Nevada Jack McKenzie - aka Rocky Saunders
 1944 Ghost Guns
Marshal Nevada Jack McKenzie
 1944 Law of the Valley
Marshal Nevada McKenzie
 1944 Land of the Outlaws
Marshal Nevada Jack McKenzie
 1944 West of the Rio Grande
Marshal Nevada Jack McKenzie
 1944 Range Law
U.S. Marshal Nevada McKenzie
 1944 Law Men
U.S. Marshal Nevada Jack McKenzie
 1944 Partners of the Trail
U.S. Marshal Nevada Jack McKenzie
 1944 Raiders of the Border
Nevada Jack McKenzie
 1943 The Texas Kid
Marshal Nevada Jack McKenzie
 1943 Outlaws of Stampede Pass
Marshal Nevada Jack McKenzie
 1943 Crazy House
Johnny Mack Brown
 1943 The Lone Star Trail
Blaze Barker
 1943 Six Gun Gospel
Marshal Jack McKenzie
 1943 The Stranger from Pecos
Nevada Jack McKenzie
 1943 Raiders of San Joaquin
'Rocky' Morgan
 1943 Cheyenne Roundup
Buck Brandon & Gils Brandon
 1943 The Ghost Rider
Nevada Jack McKenzie
 1942 The Old Chisholm Trail
Dusty Gardner
 1942 Little Joe, the Wrangler
Neal Wallace
 1942 Deep in the Heart of Texas
Jim Mallory
 1942 Boss of Hangtown Mesa
Steve Collins
 1942 The Silver Bullet
'Silver Jim' Donovan
 1942 Ride 'Em Cowboy
Alabam' Brewster
 1942 Stagecoach Buckaroo
Steve Hardin
 1941 Fighting Bill Fargo
Bill Fargo
 1941 Arizona Cyclone
Tom Baxter
 1941 The Masked Rider
Larry Prescott
 1941 Man from Montana
Sheriff Bob Dawson
 1941 Rawhide Rangers
Brand Calhoun
 1941 Law of the Range
Steve Howard
 1941 Bury Me Not on the Lone Prairie
Joe Henderson
 1940 Pony Post
Cal Sheridan
 1940 Law and Order
Bill Ralston
 1940 Ragtime Cowboy Joe
Steve Logan
 1940 Son of Roaring Dan
Jim Reardon (Posing as Horace McPhail)
 1940 Bad Man from Red Butte
Gils Brady / Buck Halliday
 1940 Riders of Pasco Basin
Lee Jamison
 1940 Boss of Bullion City
Tom Bryant
 1940 West of Carson City
Jim Bannister
 1939 Chip of the Flying U
'Chip' Bennett
 1939 Oklahoma Frontier
Jeff McLeod
 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 A Lawman Is Born
Tom Mitchell
 1937 Guns in the Dark
Johnny Darrel
 1937 Bar-Z Bad Men
Jim Waters
 1937 Trail of Vengeance
Ken Early / Dude Ramsey
 1937 The Gambling Terror
Jeff Hayes
 1936 Lawless Land
Jeff Hayden
 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 Courageous Avenger
Kirk Baxter
 1935 Between Men
Johnny Wellington Jr.
 1935 Branded a Coward
Johnny Hume
 1935 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
 1933 Fighting with Kit Carson
Kit Carson
 1932 Malay Nights
Jim Wilson (as Johnnie Mack Brown)
 1932 70, 000 Witnesses
Wally Clark
 1932 The Vanishing Frontier
Kirby Tornell
 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 6
Hank Rogers (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 Kerrigan (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 (as John Mack Brown)
 1929 Coquette
Michael Jeffery (as John Mack Brown)
 1928 A Woman of Affairs
David Furness (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 (as John Mack Brown)
 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 (uncredited)
 1927 The Bugle Call
Bit (uncredited)
 1927 Slide, Kelly, Slide
John Mack Brown (as John Mack Brown)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

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

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 1 Interview | 9 Articles | 12 Pictorials | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

John Mack Brown | Johnnie Mack Brown


6' 1" (1.85 m)


Frances Cornelia 'Connie' Foster  (his death)  (4 children)


Ed Brown | Mattie Brown

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Inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1957. See more »


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