DEAD: ON THIS DATE
Johnny Lee (aged 67)
-American actor (Br’er Rabbit in Disney’s Song of the South, Amos ‘n’ Andy)
John Dotson Lee Jr. (July 4, 1898 – December 12, 1965) was an American singer, dancer and actor known for voicing the role of Br’er Rabbit in Disney’s Song of the South (1946). He is probably best remembered as the clownish, cringing, tremulous-voiced shyster pseudo-lawyer Algonquin J. Calhoun in the CBS Amos ‘n’ Andy TV and radio comedy series in the early 1950s.
DEATH: He died of a heart attack on December 12, 1965 age 67.