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Johnny Mack Brown dancing the Bowery Tap with Qwen Lee

Stage Name

Birth Name

Johnny Mack Brown

John Mack Brown


      Was a star All-American football player ( Running back) on the University of Alabama football team, who wanted to be an entertainer. Originally was a dancer who was well known for his Bowery Tap routine with Qwen Lee ( Pictured.)

   Later he went to Hollywood and got into acting and danced in many dance spots in movies such as 'Our Dancing Daughters' with Joan Crawford and began doing bit parts around 1927 in silent's, a few musicals and later was mainly cast in western roles. His first big screen western role was in the 1933 role of 'FIGHTING WITH KIT CARSON' film.

    Brown appeared in over 160 movies (mainly westerns) between 1927 and 1966. Brown died in Woodland Hills, California of heart failure at the age of 70.


Birth Place

Birth Date

Spouse

Offspring

Dothan, AL 9/1/1904 - 11/14/1974 Connie Cornelia Foster
    Jane Harriet Brown  

Dance Types

Dance Partners

Music Titles

Bowery Tap Joan Crawford n/a
      Qwen Lee      

Night Clubs

Theaters

Stage

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Films

Television

Publications

1927- Slide, Kelly Slide   9/30/1927 - Photoplay Magazine
1927 - The Bugle Call   1929- Jazz Heaven Magazine
1927 - The Mockery   $ From Pigskin to Saddle Leather ( Book)
1927 - The Fair Co- Ed   4/1947 - Song and Saddle: Barn Dance
$1928 - A Woman of Affairs   6/1951 - dell comic #5 - J.M.Brown
1928 - The Play Girl   6/1955 - dell comic #618 - J.M.Brown
$1928 - Our Dancing Daughters    
1928 - Lady Of Chance    
1929 - Jazz Heaven    
1930 - Montana Moon    
$1933 - Hollywood On Parade    
$1934 - Belle Of The Nineties    
1934 - Star Night at the Coconut Grove    
$1940 - Ragtime Cowboy Joe    
1941 - Law Of The Range    
1941 - The Masked Rider    
1941 - Man From Montana    
$1942 - Ride Em Cowboy    
1942 - Arizona Cyclone    
1942 - Fighting Bill Fargo    
1942 - Stagecoach Buckaroo    
1942 - The Silver Bullet    
1942 - Deep in the Heart of TX's    
1942 - The Boss Of Hangtown    
1942 - Little Joe    
1942 - The Wrangler    
$1943 - The Texas Kid    
Lawless Frontier    
Wild West Days    

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