Entertainer Johnny Crawford referred to for his part as Mark McCain as a youngster entertainer on “The Rifleman,” has kicked the bucket. He was 75.
As per the entertainer’s site, he passed on Thursday with his significant other close by subsequent to fighting Alzheimer’s illness and contracting COVID-19.
“It is with incredible pity that we share the information on Johnny Crawford’s passing,” the site posted. “We are appreciative for the overflowing of adoration and backing from companions and fans all throughout the planet.”
Crawford rose to fame subsequent to being projected in the ABC arrangement “The Rifleman” which ran for five seasons. Crawford played the child of a western farmer Lucas McCain (Chuck Connors) who was likewise an association Civil War veteran. His part in “The Rifleman” drove him to be Emmy-designated for the best-supporting entertainer in an emotional arrangement.
Prior to playing youthful McCain, Crawford was one of the principal Mouseketeers on the Mickey Mouse Club.
He additionally showed up in numerous TV arrangements broadcasted during the 1950s including “The Lone Ranger,” “The Count of Monte Cristo” and “The Loretta Young Show.”
The entertainer additionally worked in music. In 1962, Crawford’s melody “Cindy’s Birthday” topped on the Billboard diagrams at No. 8. He is additionally credited with playing out the tune “What was easy to get is just as easy to lose” included in the 2004 film “Hellboy.”
Companions in diversion recollected Crawford on Twitter as a “motivation” and a “dear companion.”
“My dear companion #JohnnyCrawford just died. I appeal to God for his significant other Charlotte as she was close by. Johnny was a genuine cattle rustler and will be extraordinarily missed,” expressed “Cheerful Days” entertainer Scott Baio.
“How the West Was Won” entertainer Bruce Boxleitner stated: “@johnnycrawford was perhaps the kindest person I at any point met.