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Actor Johnny Brown’s Cause of Death Remains Unknown


Johnny Brown, best known for his role as Nathan Bookman on the classic sitcom Good Times, has passed away. To read all the details surrounding Johnny Brown’s cause of death stay up with us.

His daughter, actress Sharon Catherine Brown shared the sad news on her Instagram account on Friday.

The legendary actor passed away on March 2. His daughter began the post with Johnny Brown‘s birth and death dates, writing, “Johnny Brown June 11, 1937 – March 2, 2022.”

Actor Johnny Brown's Cause of Death Remains Unknown
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She continued in her lengthy post: “Our family is devastated. Devastated. Devastated. Beyond heartbroken. Barely able to breathe. We respectfully ask for privacy at this time because we need a minute to process the unthinkable.”

Sharon also asked for privacy as the family takes time to “process the unthinkable.”

Brown added, “It’s too terrible. It will never not be. It’s a shock. He was literally snatched out of our lives. It’s not real for us yet. So there will be more to say but not now. Dad was the absolute best. We love him so very much.”

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Johnny Brown’s Cause of Death is Behind Shadow

Legendary actor Johnny Brown’s cause of death is currently unknown, but other details related to his death were shared by his daughter on Instagram.

Johnny Brown was born on June 11, 1937, in St. Petersburg, Florida. He was known as an actor and singer. He was most famous for his role as building superintendent Nathan Bookman on the 1970s CBS sitcom, Good Times. Johnny portrayed Bookman until the series was canceled in 1979.

In addition to starring on Good Times Brown was a musician who starred on Broadway and was a regular on the show Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In. 

Actor Johnny Brown's Cause of Death Remains Unknown
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Aside from his daughter, the actor is also survived by his wife of 61 years, June, their son Johnny Jr., or ‘JJ,’ his brother named George and brother-in-law named Pat.

His career kicked off when he won an amateur night at The Apollo. Following this success, Johnny starred in a nightclub act with his wife, tap dancer Gregory Hines Jr., and drummer Gregory Hines Sr.

Johnny was a mentee to Sammy David Jr., which led him to a role on Broadway as Ronnie in Golden Boy. Brown filmed the drama A Man Called Adam in 1966.

The longtime actor was on various late 90s TV shows including Sister, Sister, Family Matters, Moonlighting, and Martin. 

After the sad news was revealed, Johnny Brown’s friends and fans reacted to the news and paid tribute to the legendary actor.

George Pennacchio wrote: “Saying goodbye to the man with the 1,000 watt smile. Comedian Johnny Brown, best known for “Good Times,” has died at 84. Cardiac arrest. His daughter, Sharon, told me tonight her dad loved showbiz and people loved her dad! I know I did. May he R.I.P.”

“Johnny Brown, comedian, singer & #GoodTimes star, has died at 84. So many grew up on & later watched repeats of him as Nathan Bookman on “Good Times.” He was quite the entertainer. Prayers for his family, friends & the Hollywood community,” Kurt Carr tweeted.

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