Brad Johnson died at the age of 62. The actor was best known for his roles in Steven Spielberg’s romantic film Always, and the Fox series Melrose Place. He passed away on February 18, 2022, in Fort Worth, Texas. A source close to him confirmed his death news to The Reporter Times saying that he died of COVID related implications.
Who is Brad Johnson? Wiki Bio
Born on October 24, 1959 in Tucson, Arizona, Johnson debuted his professional career in 1984. At the time, a casting director discovered him while he was looking for cowboys to feature in a beer commercial. Then, he was picked up to play the Marlboro Man, and eventually got modelling roles for Calvin Klein. He started acting in 1986 when he bagged a role in CBS’ soap opera Dallas.
In 1989, Johnson got to star in Always and played the famous role of Ted Baker. His co-stars were Holly Hunter and Richard Dreyfuss, and it was a remake of A Guy Named Joe (1943). It turned out to be his big break and he got many opportunities in film and TV in 1990s such as Flight of the the Intruder (1991), TNT miniseries Rough Riders (1997), and three Left Behind films in which he portrayed Rayford Steele.
In 1993, Johnson was featured in Ned Blessing: The Story of My Life. In 1995, he reprised a role in Lone Justice 2, and then in Lone Justice: Showdown at Plum Creek which released in 1996.
In 1996, Brad Johnson got a recurring role in the soap opera Melrose Place and played pediatrician Dominick O’Malley. He also played Major Matthew Quentin Shepherd on adventure series Soldier of Fortune, Inc.
Besides acting, Johnson had restored old Winchester Model 1886 rifles and before selling real estate in North Texas.
Brad Johnson Family: Wife & Children
Brad married to his then girlfriend Laurie on October 11, 1986. is survived by his wife Laurie, their eight children Shane, Bellamy, Rachel, Eliana, Eden, Rebekah, Annabeth, and William. He has a sister named Beth Johnson.
What was Brad Johnson’s cause of death?
On June 2, 2022, Brad’s representative Linda McAlister told TheReporterTimes of his death. According to McAlister, Johnson’s death cause was coronavirus complications. His family paid tribute to him via an official obituary. His family honored him saying that he was the best dad and husband, and loved them very much.
Brad Johnson Net Worth 2022
At the time of his death, Brad Johnson had a whooping net worth of $15 million approximately. He amassed the big fortune from his career in the film and tv industry.