Richard Johnson (actor)

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Richard Johnson
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Richard Johnson ca. 2008
Born (1927-07-30)July 30, 1927
Upminster, Essex, England, U.K.
Died June 6, 2015(2015-06-06) (aged 87)
Chelsea, London, England, U.K.
Years active 1950-2014
Spouse(s) Sheila Sweet (2 children)
Kim Novak (1965–1966)
Mary Louise Norlund (1 child)
Lynne Gurney (2004-2015; his death)

Richard Johnson (30 July 1927 – 6 June 2015) was a English actor, writer and producer. His career began in 1950. He is known for his role as Grandpa in The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas.

He was born in Upminster, Essex, England.[1] Johnson died on 6 June 2015, at the Royal Marsden Hospital in Chelsea, London, aged 87.[2]

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  1. "Richard Johnson Biography (1927–)". Filmreference.com. 30 July 1927. Retrieved 28 February 2012. 
  2. "Actor Richard Johnson dies, aged 87". BBC News. 6 June 2015. 

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