GREENWICH, Conn. -- Happy birthday To Greenwich’s Johnny Doran!
Doran, who grew up in Greenwich, turns 54 on Wednesday. The former child actor was born May 25, 1962, in Greenwich.
He began his acting career in the theater, appearing as John Henry West in the off-Broadway production of "F. Jasmine Addams" in 1971, as Bobby Collins in the Broadway production of "Children! Children!" in 1972 and as Hughie Cooper in the national touring production of "Finishing Touches" from 1973 to 1974.
After establishing himself in the New York theater, he transitioned to work in feature films, appearing in principal roles in "From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler" and "Treasure of Matecumbe," as well as television films, including the ABC Afterschool Special, "The Pinballs", the ABC made-for-television movie "Captains Courageous" and the NBC made-for-television movie "Rainbow."
In addition to his film roles, he also guest-starred on various episodic television series of the 1970s, including "Isis, The Fantastic Journey" and "Little House on the Prairie," as well as co-starring as Tim on the first-run syndicated series "Salty" and as Mark Mulligan on the NBC comedy-drama series "Mulligan's Stew."
He now works as a labor and employment lawyer in Arizona and has made the Super Lawyers list on multiple occasions.
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