Beloved “Good Times” actor Johnny Brown has died at 84 years old.
His family mourned the “tough loss” in a social media post saying he was “snatched from their lives.”
Johnny’s daughter and Broadway actress Sharon Catherine Brown shared the news on her Instagram page.
She began in their post, alongside a photo of her father: “Our family is devastated. Devastated. Devastated. Beyond heartbroken. Barely able to breathe.”
We respectfully ask for privacy at this time because we need a minute to process the unthinkable.
We're sad to hear of the death of #JohnnyBrown (1937-2022) — a '70s TV icon as building super Nathan Bookman on GOOD TIMES.— getTV (@gettv) March 5, 2022
He was also a singer, dancer, impressionist, Broadway star, and cartoon voice actor in a 50-year career. https://t.co/QZCBbtuy2U #RIPJohnnyBrown pic.twitter.com/CImQgIotwy
Fans showed their support in the comments, sending condolences.
One commenter wrote: “I am so sorry for your loss.
“I absolutely adored him.”
Another fan wrote: “Noooooo! My condolences to you & your family.”
A third commenter wrote: “I love you so.”
Another added: “Wrapping you in so much love.”
Johnny enjoyed a long and illustrious career.
He was an actor, comic and singer.
However, he was most known for his role as Nathan Bookman on the CBS hit show Good Times.
Johnny appeared on the show until it’s cancellation in 1979.