Johnny Arthur

Born May 20, 1883

Johnny Arthur was an American stage and motion picture actor.

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1883 Birth Born on May 20, 1883.


1923 40 Years Old Born John Lennox Arthur Williams in Scottdale, Pennsylvania, Arthur was a veteran of twenty-five years on stage before he made his screen debut in 1923's The Unknown Purple. … Read More


1934 51 Years Old When the Production Code took effect on July 1, 1934, the "pansy" characters played by Arthur were banned from all Hollywood movies. … Read More
1942 59 Years Old Arthur is perhaps most remembered for his appearances as Darla Hood's father in Hal Roach's Our Gang shorts. Most of his later roles were unbilled bits, with the notable exception of the 1942 serial, The Masked Marvel.


1951 69 Years Old Arthur died on December 31, 1951 at the Motion Picture Country Home. … Read More
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