Is Johnny Crawford, Married Man With Wife Still Alive? Last Seen, Age 72

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Is Johnny Crawford, Married Man With Wife Still Alive? Last Seen, Age 72

American character actor, Johnny Crawford, known for ABC Western series The Rifleman, has a unique story to tell!

The actor first turned his high school sweetheart into a wife, which ran smoothly for years but their relationship eventually turned sour. However, Johnny parted ways with his then-wife only to find love once again.

Did he rekindled the romance with his ex-wife or find a new lover? 

In all of these, the actor was also deflecting all the gay rumors heading his way and kicking his health at age crossing 70's making his social presence thicker! 

Once Happily Married; Separated From Wife?

Johnny Crawford, famous for his western roles, romance with his girlfriend-turned-wife hardly left space gay rumors.

Once married to Charlotte Samco, the Cindy's Birthday star romanced for years before exchanging the wedding vows in 1995. It turned out that Charlotte was also his high-school sweetheart, whom he dated during his teenage.

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The couple was together for a while during their high-school years but eventually parted ways. Only the couple reconnected years later despite the split, rekindling their romance back in 1990 and realized their love for each other.

The couple dated for five years before eventually taking their relationship to the next level. The pair was pronounced husband and wife in a wedding ceremony accompanied by their friends and family. 

Johnny Crawford with his wife Charlotte on their wedding day. (Photo: Johnny Crawford's Instagram)

With the beginning of their marital bond, the partners were committed to their new responsibilities. Despite being married for years, Johnny and his then-wife didn't parent any children together or at least there has not been any report of it. 

Just as the time passed, their relationship turned sour. It has not been disclosed when the couple parted ways, but rumor has it that they are no longer together. 

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Multiple outlets reported that the once happily married couple has been long separated from each other and are living separately. However, it is not known if they are legally divorced.

Alive At Age 72:  Not Dead But Socially Active 

Apart from his relationship with former wife, Johnny had an impressive career. His work in the world of entertainment began back in 1954 when he appeared as one of the original Mouseketeers on "The Mickey Mouse Club."

The Rifleman star tasted fame at a young age as he built an acting career while growing up in LA. His roles were more prominent as he was offered chances in the movies like The Lone Ranger(1956) along with over fifty television credits. 

Johnny, who stands at the height of 5' 8",  is best known for his role as  Mark McCain in the American Broadcasting Company's series The Rifleman, which even earned him Emmy nominations as Best Supporting Actor in a Dramatic Series at the age of 13.

During the 50s and 60s, he established himself as widely popular teenage crush while releasing his hits which even reached Billboard Top 40. 

He then landed himself in various roles while also appearing alongside his brother on The Donna Reed Show. With his career scaling high, Johnny grabbed both net worth and fame for himself. 

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However, his appearance in the entertainment world was thought to have fizzled out with his last one back in 1999. But surprising his fans, Johnny is set to appear as William S. Hart in the upcoming movie Bill Tilghman and the Outlaws, which is in its post-production stage. 

Likewise, recently on 21 September 2018, Johnny made his appearance in the Silver Spur Awards held at the Sportsman Lodge in Los Angeles, California. So, dodging the death rumors, the Rumors singer has turned out to be alive and healthy as ever.