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Death of Johnny Carson

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Biography - A Short Wiki

Also known as the Elvis of hosting, he was an Emmy-winning face of NBC’s Tonight show from 1961 to 1992.

He got married 4 times: first to Joan Morrill (Jody) Wolcott on October 1, 1949, whom he had three sons with. He then was married to Joanne Copeland on August 17, 1963, to Joanna Holland on September 30, 1972, and finally to Alexandra (Alexis) Maas on June 20, 1987. He spent the last years of his life on his yacht.

How did Johnny Carson die?

Tv Show Host Johnny Carson died in 2005, 79 years old. The cause of death was Emphysema.

Information about the death of Johnny Carson
Cause of deathEmphysema
Age of death79 years
ProfessionTv Show Host
BirthdayOctober 23, 1925
Death dateJanuary 23, 2005
Place of deathN/A
Place of burialN/A


The only thing money gives you is the freedom of not worrying about money.

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To be an entertainer, you gotta be a little gutsy, a little egotistical, so you have to pull back sometimes when people say, ‘Well, he’s stuck-up.’ ‘Stuck-up’ is only another word for self-conscious.

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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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People thought I was funny, so I kind of took entertaining for granted… it was inevitable that I’d start giving little performances.

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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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