Johnny Crawford

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Johnny Crawford
Johnny Crawford 1963.jpg
Crawford in 1963
Born
John Ernest Crawford

(1946-03-26)March 26, 1946
DiedApril 29, 2021(2021-04-29) (aged 75)
Occupation
  • Actor
  • singer
  • musician
  • band leader
Years active1955–1999; 2019
Spouse(s)
Charlotte McKenna (m. 1995)
RelativesRobert L. Crawford Jr. (brother)

John Ernest Crawford (March 26, 1946 – April 29, 2021) was an American actor, singer, and musician. He first became well known as a Mouseketeer in Mickey Mouse Club. He also became known for playing Mark McCain in the ABC Western series The Rifleman.

In 2019, it was reported that Crawford was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease.[1][2] He died on April 29, 2021 at the age of 75.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "See Johnny Crawford in his first acting role in 20 years". MeTV. Retrieved October 26, 2019.
  2. "Johnny Crawford, Son of 'The Rifleman' Faces New Challenge". Boomer Magazine. Retrieved March 14, 2021.
  3. Barnes, Mike (April 29, 2021). "Johnny Crawford, Young Star of 'The Rifleman,' Dies at 75". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved April 29, 2021.