Arte Johnson Biography (1934-)

Full name, Arthur Stanton Eric Johnson; born January 20, 1934 (some sources say 1929), in Benton Harbor, MI; son of Abraham Lincoln (an attorney) and Edythe Mackenzie (maiden name, Golden) Johnson; married Gisela Von Busch (a fashion coordinator), August 15, 1968. Addresses: Agent: Kazarian Spencer and Associates, 11365 Ventura Blvd., Suite 100, P.O. Box 7403, Studio City, CA91604.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor
Birth Details
January 20, 1934
Benton Harbor, Michigan, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Stanley Schreiber, It's Always Jan, CBS, 1955-56
  • Bascomb Bleacher, Jr., Sally, NBC, 1958
  • Corporal Lefkowitz, Don't Call Me Charlie, NBC, 1962-63
  • Virgil Slamm, Many Happy Returns, CBS, 1964-65
  • Voice of Super Scuba, The Super Six (also known as The Super 6), NBC, 1966
  • Regular performer, Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In (also known asLaugh-In), NBC, 1968-71
  • Voice of Rhubarb, The Houndcats (animated), NBC, 1972-73
  • Regular performer, Ben Vereen Comin' at Ya, NBC, 1975
  • Voice of Baggy Pants, Baggy Pants and the Nitwits (animated), NBC,1977-78
  • Host, Knockout, NBC, 1977-78
  • Games People Play, NBC, 1980
  • Clive Richlin, Glitter, ABC, 1984
  • Voice of Weerd, The 13 Ghosts of Scooby-Doo (animated), ABC, 1985
  • Voice, The Flintstone Kids (animated), ABC, 1986-88 , 1990
  • Host, Video Escapades, The Travel Channel, 1990
  • Voice, Yo! Yogi! (animated), NBC, 1991-92
  • Also appeared in 3-2-1 Contact.
  • Movies
  • Ron Talley, Twice in a Lifetime, NBC, 1974
  • Bud and Lou, NBC, 1978
  • The Sacketts, NBC, 1979
  • Allen Dunn, If Things Were Different, CBS, 1980
  • Harry Edwards, Detour to Terror, NBC, 1980
  • Harlan Devane, The Love Tapes, ABC, 1980
  • Condominium, Operation Prime Time, 1980
  • Marty Sampson, The Making of a Male Model, ABC, 1983
  • Doormouse, Alice in Wonderland (also known as Alice through theLooking Glass), CBS, 1985
  • Voice of Farquard, Skull, Ghost, and Skeleton, Scooby-Doo Meets the Boo Brothers (animated), 1987
  • No Laughing Matter, 1987
  • Pedro Criqui, Dan Turner, Hollywood Detective (also known as The Raven Red Kiss-Off), syndicated, 1990
  • Pilots
  • Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In, NBC, 1967
  • Arnold's Closet Revue, NBC, 1971
  • Call Holme, NBC, 1972
  • Bunco, NBC, 1977
  • Faculty Lounge, NBC, 1979
  • Theodore Ogilvie, Tales of the Apple Dumpling Gang, CBS, 1982
  • Clive, Glitter, 1984
  • Specials
  • Brief Encounter, NBC, 1961
  • Ver-r-r-ry Interesting, NBC, 1971
  • Voice, A Snow White Christmas, CBS, 1980
  • Voice, "Misunderstood Monsters," CBS Library, CBS, 1981
  • Voice, "The Incredible Book Escape," CBS Library, CBS, 1982
  • George Burns' How to Live to Be 100, 1984
  • Anything for a Laugh: Twenty Years of the Best of the Chuck Barris Show, 1985
  • Opryland Celebrates 200 Years of America's Music, syndicated,1988
  • The 3rd Annual American Comedy Awards, 1989
  • Episodic
  • "Jaywalker," Best Foot Forward, NBC, 1954
  • "Ivy League," Schlitz Playhouse of Stars, CBS, 1959
  • Irv, "The Whole Truth," The Twilight Zone, CBS, 1961
  • "Mary Getting Peter's Putter," Peter Loves Mary, NBC, 1961
  • "Auntie's Cake," Bringing Up Buddy, CBS, 1961
  • Seaman Shatz, "Harvey's Pad," Hennessey, CBS, 1961
  • Seaman Shatz, "The Wedding," Hennessey, CBS, 1961
  • "A Secret Life," Alfred Hitchcock Presents, NBC, 1961
  • Seaman Shatz, "Aunt Sarah," Hennessey, CBS, 1961
  • "Journey from Hannibal," Frontier Circus, 1961
  • Hotel clerk, "Andy and Barney in the Big City," The Andy Griffith Show, CBS, 1962
  • "The Handmade Private," General Electric Theater (also known as G.E. Theater), CBS, 1962
  • "Camera, Action, Panic," McHale's Navy, ABC, 1963
  • "Man in a Hole," The Greatest Show on Earth, ABC, 1964
  • "The Lucille Ball Show," The Jack Benny Program, NBC, 1964
  • "The Timothy Heist," Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theater, NBC,1964
  • "Deputy for a Day," Destry, 1964
  • The Cara Williams Show, CBS, 1965
  • Title role, "Cousin Edgar," Bewitched, ABC, 1965
  • Bill Schermerhorn, "I Do Not Choose to Run," The Dick Van Dyke Show, CBS, 1966
  • "Is There a Small Hotel?" The Donna Reed Show, ABC, 1966
  • Ship's mate (Fedor), "Princess of Space," Lost in Space, CBS,1968
  • Himself, "The Biggest Star in Hollywood," I Dream of Jeannie, NBC,1969
  • "Love and the Living Doll," Love, American Style, ABC, 1969
  • The Andy Williams Show, 1969 , 1970
  • J. J. Wilson, "The Flipside of Satan," Night Gallery, NBC, 1971
  • Love, American Style, ABC, 1972
  • Nicholas Minsky, "My Heart Belongs to a Two-Car Garage," The PartridgeFamily, ABC, 1972
  • Morris, "For Whom the Bell Tolls ... and Tolls ... and Tolls," The Partridge Family, ABC, 1973
  • Sir Osbird Beechman Place, "Lucy Is a Bird Sitter," Here's Lucy, CBS, 1974
  • "Married Is Better," Family Theatre, NBC, 1974
  • "Murder on High," Get Christie Love!, ABC, 1975
  • "S.W.A.T.," The Rookies, ABC, 1975
  • "Too Much, Too Soon," Jigsaw John, NBC, 1976
  • Panelist, The Gong Show, NBC and syndicated, 1976
  • "The Painters," The Love Boat, ABC, 1977
  • "The Sheik," Fantasy Island, ABC, 1978
  • "The Inventor," Fantasy Island, ABC, 1979
  • Irving, "Double Sting," The Dukes of Hazzard, CBS, 1979
  • Fantasy Island, ABC, 1980
  • "Kid Corey Rides Again," Fantasy Island, ABC, 1981
  • "Marrying for Money," The Love Boat, ABC, 1982
  • "Relationships," Fame, NBC, 1983
  • "Sly as a Fox," The Love Boat, ABC, 1983
  • "The Offer," Hotel, ABC, 1983
  • Cliff, "Star Quality," Fame, NBC, 1983
  • "Play Your Hunch," Trapper John, M.D., CBS, 1984
  • "A Rose Is Not a Rose," The Love Boat, ABC, 1984
  • "What a Drag!" The Love Boat, ABC, 1984
  • "Severance Pay," Airwolf, CBS, 1985
  • Sydney/Uncle Buckle-Up, "Uncle Buckle-Up," The A Team, NBC, 1985
  • "Love and That Old Gang of Mine," The New Love, American Style, ABC, 1986
  • "Love and the Violinist," The New Love, American Style, ABC, 1986
  • Phil Rinker, Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1986
  • "Who Killed Maxwell Thorn?" The Love Boat, ABC, 1987
  • Phil Rinker, "No Laughing Matter," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1987
  • Voice, The New Adventures of the Snorks (animated), syndicated, 1987
  • Gregor Korolenko, "The Glasnost Menagerie," Night Court, NBC, 1989
  • Voice, The Adventures of Don Coyote and Sancho Panda (animated), syndicated, 1990
  • Finian O'Toole, General Hospital, ABC, 1991
  • Hotel desk clerk, "A Night to Remember," Parker Lewis Can't Lose, Fox, 1992
  • Voice of Newt, Animaniacs (also known as Steven Spielberg Presents Animaniacs), Fox, 1993
  • Himself, "Dream Weaver," Mad about You, NBC, 1995
  • Also appeared in Kojak; The Bobby Vinton Show, syndicated;The David Frost Revue, syndicated.
  • Film Appearances
  • Monty, Miracle in the Rain, Warner Bros., 1956
  • Arial Lavalerra, The Subterraneans, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1960
  • Lester Aldrich, The Third Day, Warner Bros., 1965
  • Paul, That Funny Feeling, Universal, 1965
  • Sullivan, FBR Agent, The President's Analyst, Paramount, 1967
  • Jackie, P. J. (also known as New Face in Hell), Universal,1968
  • Renfield, Love at First Bite, American International Pictures, 1979
  • The Charge of the Model Ts, Ry-Mac, 1979
  • Pilot, Cannonball Run II, Warner Bros., 1984
  • Malone, What Comes Around, AWO, 1986
  • Lionel Goldberg, Tax Season, Prism Entertainment, 1989
  • Lester Potts, Evil Spirits, Prism Entertainment, 1991
  • Mr. Hinchlow, Evil Toons, CURB Esquire Films/American IndependentProductions, 1992
  • Professor Cruikshank, Munchie, Concorde, 1992
  • Norm Witherspoon, Assault of the Party Nerds II: The Heavy Petting Detective (also known as Assault of the Party Nerds II), Check Entertainment, 1994
  • Sal (some sources say Ernie), Captiva Island (also known as Captiva), RS Entertainment, 1995
  • Dr. Josef Stiggens, Second Chance, Rodeo Video, 1996
  • Matthew Ashby, No Master Over Me, 1998
  • Stage Appearances
  • Appeared in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes; as Ben, No Time for Sergeants.
  • Major Tours
  • The Foreigner, U.S. cities, 1986
  • RECORDINGS
  • Videos
  • Elevator operator, "Elevator Ride," The Stan Freberg Commercials,Rhino Entertainment Co., 1999

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