February 1, 2007
December 1, 2011
Claim to fame:
Best known for his role as Mark McCain in ABC-TV's popular Western series, The Rifleman, starring Chuck Connors. Johnny's career began in 1955 as one of Walt Disney's original Mouseketeers. Signed by Del-Fi Records in 1961, Johnny became one of Hollywood's first "teen idols" with five hits in the 1960s: Cindy's Birthday, Rumors, Your Nose Is Gonna Grow, Proud, and Patti Ann.
Where are they now?
Johnny formed his own 1920s vintage dance orchestra in 1990. The Johnny Crawford Dance Orchestrais a 16-piece, Los Angeles based band, now a fixture on the local swing-dancing scene.