Johnny Brownwho played housing project supervisor Nathan Buckman on the mega show “Good Times,” is dead.
johnny’s daughter Sharon Katherine Brown He told TMZ, he was at his doctor’s office in Los Angeles on Wednesday to have his pacemaker checked, and shortly after leaving he had a heart attack and collapsed. He was taken to a nearby hospital where he passed. She says the appointment was routine, so his sudden death came as a shock.
Sharon said, “Our family is broken. Broken. Broken. Beyond grief. Can hardly breathe.”
Johnny was a subject Sammy Davis Jr. Sami scored Johnny a role on Broadway, and from there his career skyrocketed. He starred in “Carry Me Back to Morningside Heights”… directed by Sidney Poitiers. Neil Simon Note that and put Johnny in “The Out of Towners.”
However, his breakout role was in The Good Times. He joined the show in 1975, midway through the second season.
Get involved in acting Jimmy Walker TMZ says it hurts because he loved his showmate.
Johnny has a bunch of credits, including 3 seasons on “Laugh In”, “Julia”, “Maude”, “The Jeffersons”, “Archie Bunker’s Place”, “Family Matters”, “Sister, Sister” and “Moonlighting” and Martin.
Johnny is survived by his wife, whom he has been married to for 61 years, and his daughter, Sharon, and his son. John Jr.