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  • After long hours of negotiating, my father, Parviz Gharib-Afshar, a respected entertainer often described as the Johnny Carson of Iran, managed to miraculously get us back to Tehran.

    Shiva Rose: Iran As We Knew It

  • He's best known as Johnny Carson's sidekick on "The Tonight Show" from 1962 to 1992.

    CNN Transcript Feb 27, 2009

  • He was, of course, best known as Johnny Carson's longtime sidekick on the "Tonight Show," but he went on to fame in his own right, hosting "Star Search" and many other things, as well.

    CNN Transcript Jun 23, 2009

  • Tarzan, alias Johnny Carson, during a sketch on NBC-TV?

    Kansas City Star: Front Page

  • TV's Ed McMahon, best known as Johnny Carson's sidekick on the "Tonight Show," has died at age 86. 6

    San Diego News

  • McMahon, who is best known as Johnny Carson's sidekick on the late-night show, was hospitalized for several weeks in intensive care earlier this year with pneumonia and other illnesses.

    NBC Washington - Top Stories

  • McMahon was best known as Johnny Carson's loyal, laughing sidekick for 30 years on "The Tonight Show."

    Chicago news, weather, traffic - CBS 2 - WBBM

  • LOS ANGELES - Television host Ed McMahon, best known as Johnny Carson's sidekick on the

    Propeller Most Popular Stories

  • To send some dude called Johnny Carson … and an ambassador who is partly responsoble for the mess we are in makes me sick to my stomach.

    Global Voices Online

  • Tarzan, alias Johnny Carson, during a sketch on NBC-TV's "The Tonight Show" in Los Angeles

    Kansas City Star: Front Page

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