Brad Johnson biography and facts

Actor

Elmer Bradley "Brad" Johnson (July 23, 1924 – April 4, 1981), was an American film and television actor, best remembered for his role as the deputy Lofty Craig on the 1950s Western series, Annie Oakley. After his last television appearance, in a 1967 episode of CBS's Gunsmoke, Johnson spent the remainder of his life as a real estate developer in Los Angeles, California. Of Swedish extraction, Johnson was born on his paternal grandparents' 100-acre peach farm between Marysville in Yuba County and Yuba City in Sutter County in northern California. His father, Carl Elmer Johnson (1901-1924), died shortly before his son's birth and is interred at the nearby Yuba City Cemetery. His mother, the former Eula Ball Bradley, a native of Michigan, reared Brad through her work as a teacher. When Brad was thirteen, he received his eighth-grade certificate from his mother-teacher's one-room school. Johnson was thereafter reared for several years in Auburn and attended Placer High School there. He relocated to Sacramento in his senior year. There he worked as a receiving clerk while taking acting classes. During World War II, Johnson served as a pilot with the United States Army Air Corps. He flew  ( Wikipedia )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1924-07-23
Place of birth
Yuba County
Profession
Real estate broker, Actor

Employment

Company Job title From To
McKinsey & Company

Education

Institution From To
University of Southern California
Placer High School
University of California, Berkeley

Death

Date of death
1981-04-04
Place of death
Burbank
Place of burial
Cremation

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