Van Johnson - R.I.P.

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  1. B_Lightkeeper

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    Died today in a nursing home at the age of 92. Reported heart failure.

    (Yes I know....many are wondering who he was. LOL)

    More to come.
     
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    I am very sorry to hear it.....he was a favorite of mine.
    He and PhyllisThaxter were my favorite screen couple.
    May he RIP
     
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    I had assumed he was already long gone. Too bad, I liked him.
     
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    Sad I liked him too, 30 Seconds was a WWII wartime production film I remember watching with my Pappy.

    Another fellow bisexual has gone.
     
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    Johnson was a class act.
     
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    OMG! I have to reflect! I can't believe he's gone!!!! ACk they're almost all gone. *sigh* *deep sigh*
     
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    I was just watching him in "The Good old Summertime" I loved Van Johnson. His humor ,grace, and dancing will be missed. He was so fabulous...The funny thing is that I was just wondering how he was doing as I was watching the movie... the same thing happened when Sinatra passed. hmmmmmm
     
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    I adored Van Johnson and even wore only red socks for a few years. Everything I ever saw him in left me extremely contented and I am glad that he was performing in a time where it all could be captured for years of enjoyment.
     
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    I'm sorry to hear that. He will be missed.
     
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    The only real memory I have of him was seeing him on game shows when i was a kid, or when I would stay up late when my parents didn't know it and watching him on the Tonight Show ... the one with Johnny Carson.

    Someone mentioned he was bisexual? Did not know that.
     
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