Johnny Brown
American actor
Johnny Brown
Johnny Brown is an American actor and singer. Brown is a nightclub and stage performer as well as a comic actor, and a regular cast member of the television series Laugh-in. Brown is mostly remembered for his chubby physique, wide ingratiating smile, mobile facial expressions, and easy pleasant joking style. Brown is most famous, however, for his role as building superintendent "Nathan Bookman" on the 1970s CBS sitcom, Good Times.
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The Reader's guide to the Chicago Blues Festival
Chicago Reader - over 4 years
There's more than Mavis at Blues Fest: other must-see acts include Texas Johnny Brown, Floyd Taylor, and the Rising Star Fife and Drum Band by David Whiteis, Bill Dahl, Peter Margasak and Miles Raymer The outcome was in doubt for a while, but the Chicago Blues Festival has weathered the city's budget crisis for another year and remains a freestanding, three-day event (it was shortened from four days in 2009). The challenge for the festival programmers at the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events—a hybrid of the Department of Cultural Affairs and the Mayor's Office of Special Events, formed by bizarre bureaucratic wrangling last year—is to fill those three days with interesting music using starkly limited resources.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
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Area football matchups: New QBs lead North, Neuqua - Chicago Sun-Times
Google News - over 5 years
At Naperville North, senior Tyler Gehr and junior Johnny Brown will both see some time as the Huskies look to replace Matt LaCosse, now at Illinois, while senior Nate Boudreau takes over for Jeff Samuel at Neuqua Valley. Tonight marks the seventh
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High School Lites: Preview of this week's games - CSNChicago.com
Google News - over 5 years
The big issue at Naperville North will be if they can overcome the loss of stars QB Matt LaCosse (Illinois) and LB Nick Lifka (Boston College). Senior linebacker Nick Krejci and quarterback Johnny Brown hope to fill the void
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New Nigerian Consul: Opportunity Lies Behind Negative Perceptions - GlobalAtlanta
Google News - over 5 years
Johnny Brown, a retired US Commercial Service officer who spent a total of five years in Nigeria during two postings, told GlobalAtlanta by phone that the government is making positive strides but added that there's no substitute for good research and
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Frederick Bey arraigned on accessory charge in Norton Shores home invasions ... - Muskegon Chronicle - MLive.com
Google News - over 5 years
By John S. Hausman | Muskegon Chronicle A 59-year-old Muskegon-area man has been arraigned on a charge of being an accessory after the fact to a Norton Shores nighttime burglary. Frederick Harris Bey of 2495 Getty was arraigned Tuesday afternoon before
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Browns in the pre-season spotlight: On tap tonight - New Philadelphia Times Reporter
Google News - over 5 years
She finds one in Johnny Brown (Harve Presnell), who's just sold off his lucrative claim on a Colorado silver mine. When Johnny accidentally burns the cash Molly has hidden in the stove, Johnny soon strikes it rich in gold. But money doesn't ensure
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Kirkbymoorside slide to defeat against Jarrow - Gazette & Herald
Google News - over 5 years
Players slid around all over the place in a game played in heavy rain, with thunder and lightning thrown in, and this partly contributed to Johnny Brown's 32nd-minute sending-off. The forward was shown two yellow cards for two sliding tackles – he won
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CCEDF announces big Labor Day events - Choctaw Plaindealer
Google News - over 5 years
The Blues Marker will honor Ackerman native, Texas Johnny Brown with a ceremony in downtown Ackerman. This Blues Trail marker will be part of the Mississippi Blues Trail. On Saturday, Sept. 3 the MSU Triathlon Club will host a triathlon at Choctaw Lake
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Feels like coming home says flying full-back Brown - West Lothian Courier
Google News - over 5 years
JOHNNY BROWN arrived at Almondvale with the ink barely dry on a one-year deal and admitted he feels like he has never been away. The rampaging right-back has agreed a second stint with the First Division new-boys after securing his release from Hearts
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This weekend (July 15-17) in beer - SignOnSanDiego.com
Google News - over 5 years
FRIDAY: At Downtown Johnny Brown's, Todd Alexander is pouring a 14-tap salute to Maine's mighty microbrewry, Allagash. He'll tap casks of Grand Cru Quadruple, Interlude American Wild Ale, Curieux Bourbon Barrel Aged Triple
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UPDATED: Police target synthetic pot in raids - Nueces County Record Star
Google News - over 5 years
Police Chief Johnny Brown said the July 5 operation targeted a group of stores that had been identified by local citizens as selling synthetic marijuana substances to customers. The city passed an ordinance in March that makes it illegal to sell,
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Column: Newnan memories from a grown-up kid - Newnan Times-Herald
Google News - over 5 years
Sometimes I would go to the City Cafe (Johnny Brown's family's restaurant) which was across the street to eat. Another place close by was Alexander's Barber Shop where we got haircuts. My dad told stories about how he was one of the first people in
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North football leans on team unity to fill two big holes - Chicago Sun-Times
Google News - over 5 years
Three players got work at quarterback — senior Tyler Gehr, junior Johnny Brown and junior Bryan Sleik — and several more tried to make their presence known in other areas. It helps that LaCosse and Lifka were mainstays during Drendel's first year at
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Getting There - OleMissInsider.com (subscription)
Google News - over 5 years
Several loud collisions in August practice drew immediate attention and there was little doubt he'd be in the safety rotation along with then-seniors Fon Ingram and Johnny Brown. The 2010 campaign was a wash for all involved, but it was obvious to most
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Michael F. Brown - Blue Springs Examiner
Google News - over 5 years
... Courtney Raines, Brittany Raines, Ashley Powell, Noah Powell, Kendall Brown, Griffin Brown, Avianna Brown; a brother, Glen Brown and his wife, Mary; 2 sisters, Wynona Ketterill, and Mary Clyde; 2 sisters-in-law, Mary Lou Brown and Johnny Brown
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Military Notes: Head takes part in Leader Development and Assessment Course - Newnan Times-Herald
Google News - over 5 years
Head is a 2008 graduate of Northgate where he played football and received the Coweta Sports Hall of Fame Johnny Brown Scholarship. The Leader Development and Assessment Course, also known as Operation WARRIOR FORGE, is Cadet Command's capstone
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Independence Day the Andrews way at town park - Andrews Journal
Google News - over 5 years
Mayor Johnny Brown will delivering the welcome at opening ceremonies at 11:45 am in the park. John Kilpatrick, park volunteer and member of Red Marble Baptist Church, will deliver the prayer. Summer favorites like tug of war, egg tossing,
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Johnny Brown
    FIFTIES
  • 1997
    Age 59
    In 1997, Brown contributed his voice to the introduction of the compilation album Comedy Stew: The Best of Redd Foxx.
    More Details Hide Details In the introduction, Brown tells of how Norman Lear had considered Brown to play the role of Lamont in Sanford And Son, but was unavailable to do so because of his prior commitment to Laugh-In, leading Lear to give the role to Demond Wilson instead.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1962
    Age 24
    Brown is also the father of actress Sharon Brown, who was born in 1962.
    More Details Hide Details Brown had earlier established himself in the Broadway musical Golden Boy, starring Sammy Davis, Jr.; his supporting role was in the part of Ronnie and was featured as the lead voice on the show stopping rouser, "Don't Forget 127th Street." In the early 1970s, Brown starred in a television commercial for the Write Brothers pen, a short-lived product of the Papermate pen company. The commercial consisted of an elaborate musical number, "Write On, Brothers, Write On", led by Brown as a schoolteacher who encourages his chorus line of students to use this pen for their school assignments.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1937
    Born
    Born on June 11, 1937.
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