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Johnny Carson

Born: 1925

Biography

John William Carson (October 23, 1925 – January 23, 2005) was an American television host, comedian, writer, and producer. He is best known as the host of The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962–1992). Carson received six Primetime Emmy Awards, the Television Academy's 1980 Governor's Award, and a 1985 Peabody Award. He was inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame in 1987. Carson was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1992 and received a Kennedy Center Honor in 1993. Description above from the Wikipedia article Johnny Carson, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.
Known For Acting
Gender Male
Place of Birth Corning, Iowa, USA
Died 23/01/2005

Resources

Movies

Johnny Carson: King of Late Night

Self in Johnny Carson: King of Late Night

Johnny Carson - His Favorite Moments from 'The Tonight Show' - '60s & '70s: Heeere's Johnny!

Self - Host in Johnny Carson - His Favorite Moments from 'The Tonight Show' - '60s & '70s: Heeere's Johnny!

Johnny Carson - His Favorite Moments from 'The Tonight Show' - '70s & '80s: The Master of Laughs!

Self - Host in Johnny Carson - His Favorite Moments from 'The Tonight Show' - '70s & '80s: The Master of Laughs!

Johnny Carson - His Favorite Moments from 'The Tonight Show' - '80s & '90s: The King of Late Night

Self - Host in Johnny Carson - His Favorite Moments from 'The Tonight Show' - '80s & '90s: The King of Late Night

Johnny Carson - His Favorite Moments from 'The Tonight Show' - The Final Show: America Says Farewell

Self - Host in Johnny Carson - His Favorite Moments from 'The Tonight Show' - The Final Show: America Says Farewell

Johnny Goes Home

Self in Johnny Goes Home

Johnny Carson Celebrates Christmas

in Johnny Carson Celebrates Christmas

Carson Country

in Carson Country

The Best of The Tonight Show: Stand - Up Comedians

in The Best of The Tonight Show: Stand - Up Comedians

Frank Sinatra Spectacular

Self - Host in Frank Sinatra Spectacular

Whales!

Narrator in Whales!

Jerry Before Seinfeld

Himself in Jerry Before Seinfeld

Mike Wallace Is Here

Self (archive footage) in Mike Wallace Is Here

Quality Balls: The David Steinberg Story

Self (Archive Footage) in Quality Balls: The David Steinberg Story

Don Rickles: Alive And Kicking

Self in Don Rickles: Alive And Kicking

Llyn Foulkes One Man Band

Himself in Llyn Foulkes One Man Band

Lucy Moves to NBC

Self in Lucy Moves to NBC

Pure Goldie

Self in Pure Goldie

Finster

in Finster

Sheena Easton: Act One

Self (uncredited) in Sheena Easton: Act One

Bob Hope: Laughing With the Presidents

Self (archive footage) in Bob Hope: Laughing With the Presidents

Live and Swingin': The Ultimate Rat Pack Collection

Self (archive footage) in Live and Swingin': The Ultimate Rat Pack Collection

The Great Toilet Paper Scare

Himself in The Great Toilet Paper Scare

Jeff Dunham: Talking Heads

Self (archive footage) in Jeff Dunham: Talking Heads

The Garry Shandling Show: 25th Anniversary Special

Himself in The Garry Shandling Show: 25th Anniversary Special

Biography: Bob Hope: America's Entertainer

Self (archive footage) in Biography: Bob Hope: America's Entertainer

Jack Benny: Comedy in Bloom

Himself in Jack Benny: Comedy in Bloom

James Stewart: A Wonderful Life

Self in James Stewart: A Wonderful Life

Looking for Love

Self in Looking for Love

Lucy's Really Lost Moments

Self in Lucy's Really Lost Moments

Paul Williams Still Alive

Self (archive footage) in Paul Williams Still Alive

The Sit-In: Harry Belafonte Hosts The Tonight Show

Self (archive footage) in The Sit-In: Harry Belafonte Hosts The Tonight Show

Live at Mister Kelly's

Self (archive footage) in Live at Mister Kelly's

Hollywood's Funniest All-Star Bloopers

Self (archive footage) in Hollywood's Funniest All-Star Bloopers

Laurel and Hardy: A Tribute to the Boys

Himself in Laurel and Hardy: A Tribute to the Boys

The Best of the Dean Martin Celebrity Roasts

Self - Roastee (archive footage) in The Best of the Dean Martin Celebrity Roasts

TV's Funniest Comedians - 14 Stars Do Classic Routines

Self in TV's Funniest Comedians - 14 Stars Do Classic Routines

Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice

Self (archive footage) in Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice

The Best of Bob Hope: 50 years of Laughter Volume 1

Self (archive footage) in The Best of Bob Hope: 50 years of Laughter Volume 1

The Best of Bob Hope: 50 years of Laughter Volume 2

Self (archive footage) in The Best of Bob Hope: 50 years of Laughter Volume 2

Jimmy Carter: Man from Plains

Himself (archive footage) in Jimmy Carter: Man from Plains

Seinfeld: How It Began

Himself (archive footage) in Seinfeld: How It Began

Whitney: Can I Be Me

Himself (Archive Footage) (uncredited) in Whitney: Can I Be Me

Cancel My Reservation

Himself (uncredited) in Cancel My Reservation

The Dean Martin Christmas Show

Self (uncredited) in The Dean Martin Christmas Show

CBS Salutes Lucy: The First 25 Years

Self in CBS Salutes Lucy: The First 25 Years

The Battered Bastards of Baseball

Himself (Archive Footage) in The Battered Bastards of Baseball

Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic

Self (archive footage) in Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic

The Swingin' A's

Self (archive footage) in The Swingin' A's

The Minnie Riperton Story

(archive footage) in The Minnie Riperton Story

This Is Bob Hope...

Self (archive footage) in This Is Bob Hope...

Lucy and Desi

Self (archive footage) in Lucy and Desi

Jay Leno's Family Comedy Hour

Self in Jay Leno's Family Comedy Hour

My Darling Vivian

Self (archive footage) in My Darling Vivian

Audrey

Self - TV Host (archive footage) in Audrey

Game Changers

Self (archive footage) in Game Changers

Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street

Self (archive footage) in Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street

Loretta Lynn: Still a Mountain Girl

Self (archive footage) (uncredited) in Loretta Lynn: Still a Mountain Girl

Life Itself

Self - TV Host (archive footage) in Life Itself

STILL: A Michael J. Fox Movie

Self (archive footage) (uncredited) in STILL: A Michael J. Fox Movie

Won't You Be My Neighbor?

Self - TV Host (archive footage) in Won't You Be My Neighbor?

The World of Jim Henson

Self (archive footage) in The World of Jim Henson

Joys

Self in Joys

The Newton Boys

Himself (archive footage) (uncredited) in The Newton Boys

And the Oscar Goes to...

Self (archive footage) in And the Oscar Goes to...

The Front Runner

Self (archive footage) (uncredited) in The Front Runner

Behind the Candelabra

Self (archive footage) (uncredited) in Behind the Candelabra

TV Shows

Here's Lucy

Johnny Carson in Here's Lucy

The Ed Sullivan Show

Self in The Ed Sullivan Show

Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In

Self in Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In

The United States Steel Hour

in The United States Steel Hour

The Dinah Shore Chevy Show

Self in The Dinah Shore Chevy Show

The Steve Allen Show

Self - Comedian in The Steve Allen Show

The Oscars

Self in The Oscars

The Emmy Awards

Self in The Emmy Awards

The Dick Clark Show

Self in The Dick Clark Show

The Simpsons

Johnny Carson (voice) in The Simpsons

Newhart

in Newhart

Space Ghost and Dino Boy

in Space Ghost and Dino Boy

E! True Hollywood Story

in E! True Hollywood Story

The Danny Thomas Hour

in The Danny Thomas Hour

The Kennedy Center Honors

Self in The Kennedy Center Honors

The Beautiful Phyllis Diller Show

Self in The Beautiful Phyllis Diller Show

The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson

Self - Host in The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson

You're in the Picture

Himself in You're in the Picture

What's My Line?

Self - Panelist in What's My Line?

The Johnny Carson Show

Himself in The Johnny Carson Show

The Kraft Music Hall

Self - Host in The Kraft Music Hall

Kraft Music Hall

Self - Host in Kraft Music Hall

Kraft Music Hall

Self in Kraft Music Hall

The Jack Benny Program

Johnny Carson in The Jack Benny Program

The Ed Sullivan Show

Self - Comedian in The Ed Sullivan Show

The Ed Sullivan Show

Self - Comedian (archive footage) in The Ed Sullivan Show

What's My Line?

Self - Mystery Guest in What's My Line?

The Nineties

Self (archive footage) in The Nineties

Night Court

Johnny Carson in Night Court

The Steve Allen Show

Self - Comedian-Quiz Show Host in The Steve Allen Show

The Steve Allen Show

Self - Guest in The Steve Allen Show

The Sounds of Baseball

Self (archive footage) in The Sounds of Baseball

Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color

Self in Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color

Tonight Starring Jack Paar

Self - Guest Host in Tonight Starring Jack Paar

Pretty Baby: Brooke Shields

Self (archive footage) in Pretty Baby: Brooke Shields

The Red Skelton Show

Knight Who Makes Point of Order in The Red Skelton Show

Tony Awards

Self - Presenter in Tony Awards

Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In

Guest Performer (uncredited) in Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In

The Bob Hope Show

Self in The Bob Hope Show

The Bob Hope Show

The Masked Killer (uncredited). in The Bob Hope Show

The Bob Hope Show

Self - Cameo in The Bob Hope Show

Columbo

Self - TV Host (uncredited) in Columbo

Miss Universe

Host in Miss Universe

Cheers

Johnny Carson in Cheers

Biography: Comedy Icons

Himself in Biography: Comedy Icons

Get Smart

Herald (uncredited) in Get Smart