Obituary of Johnny Carson

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Johnny Carson

John William Carson (born October 23, 1925 in Corning, Iowa) was a talk show host, comedian, and writer who was best known as the host of the American TV show, "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson". Johnny died on January 23, 2005 and his death was because of emphysema. He died at age 79.

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Johnny Carson Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Carson, Johnny
    • Common Name: Johnny Carson
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Corning, Iowa, United States
    • Birth Date: October 23, 1925
    • Age: 79 (at death)
    • Occupations:
    • Active Years: 1950-1994
    • Religion: Methodist
    • Net Worth: $300 million
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Nathan's Hotdogs
    • Favorite Color: Brown (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Johnny's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: John William Carson
    • Father: Homer Lloyd "Kit" Carson (1899–1983)
    • Mother: Ruth Elizabeth Carson (née Hook, 1901-1985)
    • Brother(s):
      • Richard “Dick” Carson (1929-2021)
    • Sister(s):
      • Catherine “Kit” Sotzing (née Carson, 1923-2014)
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Jody Morrill Wolcott (married 1949-divorced 1963)
      • Joanne Copeland (married 1963-divorced 1972)
      • Joanna Holland (married 1972-divorced 1985)
      • Alexis Maas (married 1987-2005, his death)
    • Son(s):
      • Cory Carson
      • Richard Carson
      • Christopher Carson

Death Notice:

  • Date: January 23 2005 at age 79
  • Place: Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Cause of Death: Emphysema
  • Interment: Cremated

Category Tags:

Talk Show HostComedian Writer American Born on October 23rd Born in 1925 Born in Iowa Died in 2005 Died at age 79 Died from Emphysema

Quotable Quotes:

"Married men live longer than single men. But married men are a lot more willing to die." (IMDB)

"Johnny Carson's larger-than-life personality and sharp wit will forever be remembered and celebrated in the hearts of his fans. (V)"

Is Mr. Johnny Carson still alive? According to our unconfirmed records, he has passed away.

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