|Celebrated Name:||Johnny Crawford|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Johnny Ernest Crawford|
|Age:||75 years old|
|Birth Date:||26 March 1946|
|Birth Place:||Los Angeles, California, US|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Charlotte Crawford (m. 1995-)|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||No|
|Is Johnny Crawford Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||Actor, singer, musician, bandleader|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$1.5 Million|
|Last Updated:||May 2021|
Johnny Crawford is one of the well-known TV Actors alive. He is also known as a great musician and singer. He became widely famous for his role as Mark McCain on the long-running western series, The Rifleman. Before acquiring the role, he had accumulated over 60 TV credits. The actor was born on March 26, 1946, in Los Angeles, California, US. Johnny Crawford has also acted with John Wayne in the 1966 western, El Dorado.
Maybe you know about Johnny Crawford very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2021? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Johnny Crawford’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.
Early Life & Biography
Johnny Ernest Crawford was born on March 26, 1946, in Los Angeles, California, the second son to Betty and Robert Lawrence Crawford, Sr. He had three siblings: Corydon Crawford, Robert L. Crawford, and Nancy Crawford. His maternal Grandparents were Belgian. He also shares Russian, English, German, and Irish ancestry.
Crawford, in his early seventies, dated Debra Tate. Debra Tate was the sister of the late actress Sharon Tate.
Crawford reunited with his high school friend, Charlotte Samco, in 1990. Johnny Crawford Charlotte Samco got married in 1995.
His maternal grandfather, Alfred Eugene Megerlin, was a famous violinist. He served as a concertmaster of the Minneapolis Symphony, New York Philharmonic. He also played in The Los Angeles Philharmonic.
Crawford had a great role in shaping the early career of Victoria Jackson, of Saturday Night Live Show. After the two appeared in the summer stock production of Meet Me in St. Louis, Crawford gave her a ticket to California and asked her to pursue her Hollywood career.
In 2019, sources had reported that Crawford had been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 26 March 1946, Johnny Crawford is 75 years old as of today’s date6th May 2021. His height is 1.73m tall, and his weight is 73kg.
Johnny Crawford started his career as one of the 24 Mouseketeers in The Walt Disney Company’s ‘The Mickey Mouse Club’ in 1955. He had acted on stage, television show. He was released from the contract at the end of the first season.
He got his first significant acting role on March 15, 1956, with the titular role in Little Boy Lost. He was also blessed to feature in the hit series, ‘The Lone Ranger,’ the same year.
As Johnny was a musician, he, in his late 1950s and early 1960s, recorded a few of his greatest singles. The singles included “Cindy’s Birthday,” which reached #8 on the Billboard Top 40 list. “Rumors,” “Your Nose is Gonna Grow,” and “Proud” are a few to name.
The actor also starred in Howard Hawks’ movie ‘El Dorado’ released in 1967. He even released his single “Angelica.”
He had also served in the United States Army for two years. There he worked as a script supervisor, an actor, and an assistant director. Crawford played a soldier in an episode having the title “By the numbers” of a reputed series ‘Hawaii Five-O’ in 1968. He was a sergeant when he was discharged from the army.
Johnny Crawford acted in the movie ‘the Naked Ape’ in 1973. the movie was directed by Donald Driver. The movie also starred Victoria Principal, Dennis Olivieri, Norman Grabowski.
His major works include the role of Mark McCain in the series ‘The Rifleman.’ The series showed remarkable on-screen chemistry between Crawford and Chuck Connors as the son’s father duo. They both gathered appreciation for their performances.
Awards & Achievements
Johnny Crawford appeared in ‘The Resurrection of Broncho Billy,’ a USC student film. The film was produced by his friend John Longenecker. The flick later won the Academy Award for the Best Live Action Short Subject that year.
He even gave an outstanding performance in ‘The Rifleman.’ The series was one of the first prime time series on US television to show a single parent raising a child.
Net Worth & Salary of Johnny Crawford in 2021
As of May 2021, Johnny Crawford has a net worth of $1.5 million. Johnny Crawford belonged from Los Angeles, California, and grew up in a family of actors, musicians, and film/television artists. He began his professional career of acting in front of a live audience, performing as one of the older Mouseketeers in 1955.
His major earnings came from the singles he released and the acting in different roles. His outstanding performance in ‘The Rifleman’ brought fame and worth in his life.
Johnny Crawford worked hard in his film, television, and theatre productions through the late 90s. He has even earned his fame and fortune with the hard work he had put into. Now he has moved away from acting in order to focus on music. He has led a successful vintage dance orchestra in California since the early 90s and produced an eminent collection of songs.