“The Rifleman” actor Johnny Crawford has died at 75 after battling COVID and pneumonia.
The tragic news was confirmed on his legacy web page on Thursday evening.
“It is with wonderful disappointment and heaviness of coronary heart that the Johnny Crawford Legacy workforce announce the passing of Johnny Crawford,” the statement examine.
The spokespeople confirmed that Crawford “passed away peacefully” with his spouse by his aspect.
The actor was most effective recognised for his part in “The Rifleman,” where by he performed Mark McCain.
He was nominated for ideal supporting actor at the Primetime Emmys in 1959 when he was just 13 several years outdated.
Even so, again in 2019 he was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s condition before contracting COVID-19 and pneumonia.
His cause of dying has not however been revealed however, his site explained that he was moved to a care property near to his spouse after his diagnoses.
“As cruel as Alzheimer’s disorder is, Johnny nonetheless has that heat smile and sparkle in his eyes, and he’s surrounded by persons who like him unconditionally,” the website study.
The actor’s last display screen credit score was in “The Marshal” in 2019.
“The Rifleman” actor Chuck Connors (remaining) with his young co-star Johnny Crawford.Walt Disney Television by using Getty Images