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Lamont Johnson

Show Count: 123
Series Count: 5
Role: Old Time Radio Star
Old Time Radio
Born: September 30, 1922, Stockton, California, U.S.
Died: October 24, 2010 , Monterey, California

Lamont Johnson (September 30, 1922 – October 24, 2010) was an American actor and film director who has appeared in and directed many television shows and movies. He won two Emmy Awards.

Life and career

Johnson was born Ernest Lamont Johnson, Jr. in Stockton, California, the son of Ruth Alice (née Fairchild) and Ernest Lamont Johnson, who was a realtor. Johnson began his career in radio, playing the role of Tarzan in a popular syndicated series in 1951. Johnson was also one of several actors to play Archie Goodwin in "The New Adventures of Nero Wolfe", opposite Sydney Greenstreet on NBC Radio.He then turned to films and television, first as an actor, then as a director.

Johnson also directed productions of the operas The Man in the Moon (1959), Iphigénie en Tauride (1962), and Orfeo (1990).

Johnson was nominated for eleven Emmy Awards, winning twice, for Wallenberg: A Hero's Story (1985) and Lincoln (1988), and for eight Directors Guild of America Awards, winning four times, forProfiles in Courage (1965), My Sweet Charlie (1971), That Certain Summer (1972), and Lincoln.

Source: Wikipedia

Adventures Of Frank MerriwellAdventures Of Frank Merriwell
Show Count: 38
Broadcast History: 26 March 1934 to 22 June 1934 and 5 October 1946 to 4 June 1949
Cast: Donald Briggs, Lawson Zerbe, Elaine Rost, Hal Studer, Lamont Johnson, Brad Barker, Grace Keddy, Patricia Hosley
Director: Ed King, Joseph Mansfield, Harry Junkin, Fred Weihe
The Adventures of Frank Merriwell was created by Gilbert Patten who wrote under the name, Burt L. Standish and was first broadcast on NBC radio from March 26 to June 22, 1934 3 times a week in 15-minute continuation stories.
Broadcast: 30th May 1944
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Broadcast: 16th December 1951
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Broadcast: 3rd August 1952
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Broadcast: 9th March 1953
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Broadcast: 9th December 1951
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Broadcast: 30th September 1951
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Broadcast: 6th January 1952
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Broadcast: 2nd December 1953
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Broadcast: 15th August 1953
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Broadcast: 20th January 1952
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Broadcast: 10th September 1950
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Broadcast: 12th July 1953
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Broadcast: 22nd February 1944
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Broadcast: 20th June 1951
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Broadcast: 13th June 1951
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Broadcast: 15th January 1951
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Broadcast: 29th November 1948
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Broadcast: 16th April 1952
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Broadcast: 18th November 1953
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