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Summary

Johnny Carson (born as John William Carson in Corning, Iowa, U.S., died in Los Angeles, California, U.S.) was a famous Comedian from USA, who lived between October 23, 1925 and January 23, 2005.

Biography

John William "Johnny" Carson was an American actor, comedian and writer from Nebraska who was best known as host of talk show The Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson from 1962 to 1992, when he was replaced by Jay Leno.

After the success of The Tonight Show Carson pulled back and lived a relatively anonymous life in Malibu, California, where he died of emphysema 23 January 2005. He received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and in 1992 he received the Presidential Medal of Freedom from then-President George HW Bush. Got a place in the Television Hall of Fame in 1987.

13. May 1994 Carson made his last television appearance with David Letterman Late Show Mans with David Letterman a week of shows in Los Angeles. Letterman starts by saying: Ladies and gentlemen, here with tonight's Top Ten List, the host of The Tonight Show for 30 years, Johnny Carson. Calvert DeForest come out with the list and everyone laughs and expect that it's just a joke from David Letterman. But the list he gets from Calvert DeForest is blank, then Letterman asks "Johnny" to come out with the real list. The public still believe it's a joke, but when they see that it is actually Johnny Carson comes with Top Ten List applause breaks loose.

Carson wrote jokes for David Letterman as late as 2005, in a protest against NBC did Jay Leno for his successor to The Tonight Show instead of David Letterman.
Letterman performed a few days after Carson's death, a monologue in which all the jokes were written by Johnny Carson, as a tribute to his great role model. They also had Carson producer Peter Lassally telling what it was like working with Johnny for 22 years. His orchestra leader from the NBC Orchestra, Doc Severinsen was also a guest, and together with Tommy Newsom, Ed Shaughnessy and The CBS Orchestra performed the Carson's favorite song Here's That Rainy Day.

Carson had his own production company called Carson Productions was established in early 1980 for mainly produce The Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson. Also produced Late Night with David Letterman with NBC Productions and David Letter Man's World Wide Pants Incorporated, from 1982 to 1993.

Zodiac etc.

He is born under the zodiac scorpio, who is known for Transient, Self-Willed, Purposeful, Unyielding. Our collection contains 23 quotes who is written / told by Johnny.

Related authors: Jay Leno, David Letterman, Doc Severinsen

Source / external links:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johnny_Carson

Famous quotes by Johnny Carson (23)


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"The only thing money gives you is the freedom of not worrying about money"
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"Mail your packages early so the post office can lose them in time for Christmas"
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"If it weren't for Philo T. Farnsworth, inventor of television, we'd still be eating frozen radio dinners"
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"I was so naive as a kid I used to sneak behind the barn and do nothing"
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"I know you've been married to the same woman for 69 years. That is marvelous. It must be very inexpensive"
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"Happiness is your dentist telling you it won't hurt and then having him catch his hand in the drill"
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"Democracy means that anyone can grow up to be president, and anyone who doesn't grow up can be vice president"
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"Anytime four New Yorkers get into a cab together without arguing, a bank robbery has just taken place"
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"New York is an exciting town where something is happening all the time, most unsolved"
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"If variety is the spice of life, marriage is the big can of leftover Spam"
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"For three days after death, hair and fingernails continue to grow but phone calls taper off"
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"We're more effective than birth control pills"
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"My success just evolved from working hard at the business at hand each day"
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"Never use a big word when a little filthy one will do"
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"For days after death hair and fingernails continue to grow, but phone calls taper off"
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"When turkeys mate they think of swans"
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"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?""
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"I know a man who gave up smoking, drinking, sex, and rich food. He was healthy right up to the day he killed himself"
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"People will pay more to be entertained than educated"
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"Never continue in a job you don't enjoy. If you're happy in what you're doing, you'll like yourself, you'll have inner peace. And if you have that, along with physical health, you will have had more success than you could possibly have imagined"
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"Married men live longer than single men. But married men are a lot more willing to die"
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"If life were fair, Elvis would be alive and all the impersonators would be dead"
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"If life was fair, Elvis would be alive and all the impersonators would be dead"


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