Johnny Crawford was born on Ernest Crawford on 26 March 1946 in Los Angeles California, USA. He is now retired as an actor and musician, who gain importance in late 50s and early 60s. He got a role in very famous TV series the Rifleman. He had played a great number of other roles in various films and other television series, but the rifleman market his career.
He was a son of film editor Robert Lawrence Crawford and his wife was Betty Johnny who is a Belgian, German, British and Russian ancestry. His elder brother is also a successful actor. Johnny begins his career and made the first appearance on the screen from a show called “the Pinky Lee Show” at that time he was only four years old. He also joined a Mickey Mouse club and was one of the original members of 24. He featured his skills on stage as well as on screen.
Johnny had to let go when the studio decided to reduce its members to 12. But this didn’t discourage the young star as he had continued his career at a very early stage with minor roles in TV Serials.
How Johnny Crawford rise to fame?
Johnny was selected as a part of Mark McCain in western series that is the rifleman, the role in the series made it very popular and he also earned various popular awards. The same year his brother and her father also earned an Emmy nomination for their work in TV series names “Laramie”.
The series rifleman ended in the year 1963 and then he started looking for new work in the year 1965. And got a great role in sci-fi comedy film “village of the giants” and in the same year also started with the drama in western called “Indian paint”. This is all about Johnny Crawford.