Goodbye Johnny.

JOHN WILLIAM CARSON
Comedian, magician, radio announcer, comedy writer, television host
Host of NBC’s “The Tonight Show” for 30 years — 4,531 episodes
Born: October 23, 1925, in Corning, Iowa
Parents: Homer “Kit” Lloyd Carson, a power company manager, and Ruth Hook Carson
Education: B.A., University of Nebraska, 1949
Military: Ensign, U.S. Navy, 1943 – 1946
Married: Alexis Mass, 1987-present
Joanna Holland, 1972 – 1983, divorce
Joanne Copeland, 1963 – 1972, divorce
Joan “Jody” Wolcott Carson Buckley, 1949-1963, divorce
Children: Christopher, born 1950
Richard, born 1952, died 1991 in car accident
Cory, born 1953
Source: CNN Research

Rest in peace.

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4 thoughts on “Goodbye Johnny.”

  1. awwww, that’s sad! I used to love watching him on the tonight show, back in the day. Especially when he’s have those animals come from the San Diego Zoo. 🙂 Those were classic moments just waiting to happen…… And yes, I’m still awake (Can’t sleep)

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