Clark Johnson

Actor, Director
Solid-looking African-American character player, known mostly for his work on TV. Born in Philadelphia, Johnson moved to Toronto when he was a teenager and he has returned regularly to Canada to appear in features ... Read more »
Born: 09/10/1956 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Filmography

Actor (57)

Hyena Road 2015 (Movie)

General rilmen (Actor)

Bird People 2014 (Movie)

McCullan (Actor)

Alpha House 2013 (TV Show)

Actor

Homeland 2011, 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

LUV 2013 (Movie)

Harold Barnes (Actor)

Defendor 2009 (Movie)

Captain Fairbanks (Actor)

Nurse.Fighter.Boy 2009 (Movie)

(Actor)

Homicide: Life on the Street 1992 - 2000, 2006 - 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

L.A. Law 1992 - 1999, 2007 - 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Wire 1993 - 1999, 2002, 2007 - 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Wire Odyssey 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Actor

You Might as Well Live 2008 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Sentinel 2006 (Movie)

Charlie Merriweather (Actor)

Tripping Wire 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Actor

S.W.A.T. 2003 (Movie)

Deke's Handsome Partner (Actor)

Disappearing Acts 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

The 30th NAACP Image Awards 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

Lulu 1996 (Movie)

Clive (Actor)

Rude 1996 (Movie)

Reese (Actor)

Soul Survivor 1995 (Movie)

Busha (Actor)

Drop Zone 1994 (Movie)

Bob Covington (Actor)

E.N.G. 1989 - 1994 (TV Show)

Actor

Secret Service 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

Final Round 1992 (Movie)

(Actor)

Hammerman 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Voice

Psychic 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Actor

The Finishing Touch 1991 (Movie)

Det Gilliam (Actor)

Personals 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

Renegades 1989 (Movie)

JJ (Actor)

Colors 1988 (Movie)

Lee (Actor)

Heart and Soul 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

Hostage 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

Iron Eagle II 1988 (Movie)

Graves (Actor)

Adventures in Babysitting 1987 (Movie)

Black Gang Leader (Actor)

Courage 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

Doing Life 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

Nowhere to Hide 1987 (Movie)

Mark Halstead (Actor)

Wild Thing 1987 (Movie)

Winston (Actor)

Pippi Longstocking 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Actor

Rona Jaffe's "Mazes and Monsters" 1982 - 1983 (TV Show)

Actor

Killing 'em Softly 1980 (Movie)

Michael (Actor)

Boycott (TV Show)

Actor

Coopersmith (TV Show)

Actor

Deliberate Intent (TV Show)

Actor

Homicide: The Movie (TV Show)

Actor

Hot Shots (TV Show)

Actor

Model by Day (TV Show)

Actor

Murder in Space (TV Show)

Actor

Polly Comin' Home! (TV Show)

Actor

Psychic (Movie)

Spencer (Actor)

Rockabye (TV Show)

Actor

Seduced (TV Show)

Actor

Starcrossed (TV Show)

Actor

The Planet of Junior Brown (TV Show)

Actor

The Prosecutors (TV Show)

Actor

The Women of Brewster Place (TV Show)

Actor
Director (12)

Hell on Wheels 2014 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Director

The Walking Dead 2012 (Tv Show)

Director

Lights Out 2011 (Tv Show)

Director

City of Angels 1992 - 2000, 2006 - 2008 (Tv Show)

Director

La Femme Nikita 1992 - 2001, 2006 - 2008 (Tv Show)

Director

NYPD Blue 1992 - 2000, 2006 - 2008 (Tv Show)

Director

The Kill Point 1992 - 1999, 2006 - 2008 (Tv Show)

Director

Welcome to Paradox 1992 - 1999, 2006 - 2008 (Tv Show)

Director

The Sentinel 2006 (Movie)

(Director)

The Shield 2004 (Tv Show)

Director

S.W.A.T. 2003 (Movie)

(Director)

The West Wing 2000 (Tv Show)

Director
Physical Effects (1)

Renegades 1989 (Movie)

(Stunts)
Producer (1)

Memphis Beat 1992 - 2001, 2006 - 2010 (Tv Show)

Executive Producer

Biography

Solid-looking African-American character player, known mostly for his work on TV. Born in Philadelphia, Johnson moved to Toronto when he was a teenager and he has returned regularly to Canada to appear in features including "Iron Eagle II" (1988) and "Soul Survivor" (1994). Work in Hollywood began in the early 1980s with a few small roles in features and TV. Things began to improve in mid-decade with a regular role in the Canadian-produced CBS crime series, "Hot Shots" (1986), as the smart staff researcher for CrimeWorld magazine. Feature work began to pick up, too, as with his gang leader in "Adventures in Babysitting" (1987) and other modest but noticeable roles in "Wild Thing" (1987) and "Colors" (1988).

Relationships

Casandra Johnson

Daughter
born c. 1983 from Johnson's first marriage

Michaela Johnson

Daughter
born c. 1985 from Johnson's first marriage

Heather Salmon Actor

Wife
Met summer 1993 at an aerobics class in Toronto, Canada Married Nov. 26, 1994

Milestones

2006

Directed and appeared in "The Sentinel" starring Michael Douglas and Kiefer Sutherland

2003

Directed and appeared in the feature adaption of the TV series, "S.W.A.T."

2002

Directed several episodes of "The Shield" (FX)

2001

Helmed the HBO original "Boycott"

1996

Directed episode of "Homicide: Life on the Street"

1993

Played detective Meldrick Lewis on the NBC police drama series, "Homicide: Life on the Street"

1991

Supplied a voice for the ABC animated children's adventure and music series, "Hammerman"

1987

Began acting regularly in Hollywood features with his roles in three films, "Wild Thing", "Adventures in Babysitting" and "Nowhere to Hide"

1986

First role as TV series regular: played supporting role of Al Pendleton on the CBS crime drama, "Hot Shots"

1982

Earliest US TV appearances included a role in the CBS TV-movie, "Rona Jaffe's Mazes and Monsters"

1981

Earliest feature film work included a role in the film, "Killing 'em Softly"

1972

Family moved to Toronto

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