- Name: Johnny Carson
- Born: 10/23/1925
- Died: 01/23/2005 (79 years old)
- Website: johnnycarson.com/
John William Carson (October 23, 1925– January 23, 2005) was an American television host, comedian, writer, and producer. He is best known as the host of The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962–1992). Carson received six Emmy Awards, the Television Academy’s 1980 Governor’s Award, and a 1985 Peabody Award. He was inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame in 1987. Carson was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1992 and received a Kennedy Center Honor in 1993.
Birth Name: John William Carson
School: University of Nebraska–Lincoln
Alias: John William Carson
Genre: Observational comedy, surreal humor, satire, deadpan, sketch comedy
Birth Place: Corning, Iowa, U.S.
Death Place: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Johnny Carson quotes :
If it weren't for Philo T. Farnsworth, inventor of television, we'd still be eating frozen radio dinners.Johnny Carson
Talent alone won't make you a success. Neither will being in the right place at the right time, unless you are ready. The most important question is: 'Are your ready?'Johnny Carson
For three days after death, hair and fingernails continue to grow but phone calls taper off.Johnny Carson
I know a man who gave up smoking, drinking, sex, and rich food. He was healthy right up to the day he killed himself.Johnny Carson