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Johnny Brown aka Nathan Bookman on 'Good Times' Has a Look-Alike Daughter Who Is Also an Actress

Joe Akins
Mar 15, 2020
07:00 P.M.
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Actress Sharon Catherine Brown is the split image of her father, Johnny Brown, who is known for his role as Nathan Bookman on the sitcom "Good Times."

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Do you remember Nathan Bookman of the popular sitcom "Good Times?" Well, the veteran actor has a look-alike daughter who is also an actress and starred in an episode of the sitcom as "Fun girl."

Sharon has also acted in several other TV sitcoms, including "Fresh Prince of Bel-Air." Sharon's movie credits include "Chorus Line," "Sister Act 2," "For Keeps," etc. She has also worked as a stage actress in stage plays like "Dreamgirls," "The wiz," "Rent," among others.

Johnny Brown and fellow actors on the set of series, "Good Time" | Photo: Getty Images

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The 53-year-old actress who is also a fitness guru is married to Billy Blanks Jr., who is the son of fitness guru and creator of the Tae-Bo'brand, Billy Blanks.

Recently, the talented actress took to her Instagram to share a throwback picture of her with her father. On the caption of the photo, she refers to her striking resemblance with her Dad, Johnny Brown. She wrote:

"#tbt Me and Pop Pop! @junieb1 Mom, you're responsible for showing this to dad! Why do I have sesame street eyebrows in this picture? Asking for a friend."

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Meanwhile, Johnny Brown recently turned 82, and the comedic actor is still looking good and feeling healthy. 

Johnny has had a career in TV spanning over 40 years. After his role in "Good Times," Brown went on to star in series like "Everybody Hates Chris," "The Parkers," etc.

Multiple award-winning actress Viola Davis will be playing the role of Florida Evans, and fellow Emmy Award winner Andre Braugher will star as her husband, James.

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Brown was recently at the Hollywood show, meeting fans of "Good Times" and signing autographs. 

In related news, it has been confirmed that Hollywood stars Viola Davis, Andre Braugher, Tiffany Haddish will make up an all-star cast for the remake of the classic sitcom. Taking to her Twitter account to announce the news, Viola Davis said:

"Excited to announce that I'll be joining ABC's Live In Front Of A Studio Audience: All In The Family and Good Times next Wednesday with this amazing cast!"

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Multiple award-winning actress Viola Davis will be playing the role of Florida Evans, and fellow Emmy Award winner Andre Braugher will star as her husband, James.

The role of their eldest son J.J. Evans is played by former "Saturday Night Live" comic Jay Pharaoh. Tiffany Haddish will be bringing back to life the role of the family's fashionable and feisty neighbor Willona Woods.

ABC announced that the show airs on Wednesday by 8 pm, and fans can't wait to catch the first episode.

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