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Van Johnson

Van Johnson (born Charles Van Johnson) is an American character actor. He starred in such films as The Caine Mutiny and did guest appearances on such TV shows as Batman during the 1960s.

He had a road accident which left him with a metal plate in his head. This injury exempted Johnson from military service, and his acting career began in earnest in 1942, just as the United States was fully entering World War II.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2004.

Van Johnson Facts

Birth NameCharles Van Johnson
BirthdayAugust 25, 1916
BirthplaceNewport, Rhode Island, USA
Date of deathDecember 12, 2008 (Nyack, New York, USA, age 92)

Selected Filmography

Snack Time
Under Heavy Fire
Curious George
The Natural: The Best There Ever Was
Forgotten Plague
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