Eric Johnson (actor)

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Eric Johnson
Born Eric Johann Johnson
(1979-08-07) August 7, 1979 (age 34)
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Canada
Occupation Actor
Years active 1992–present
Spouse(s) Adria Budd (2004-Present)

Eric Johann Johnson (born August 7, 1979) is a Canadian actor known for playing Whitney Fordman on the science-fiction series Smallville, and for portraying Detective Luke Callaghan on the police drama Rookie Blue.


Johnson played "Teen Tristan" in Legends of the Fall. In Canada, Johnson was the lead in an award-winning film titled Scorn. He also directed a short film.

Johnson played the lead role in a new Flash Gordon TV series that debuted on Sci Fi in August, 2007. The show was canceled after one season in April 2008. On November 27, 2010 he starred as Jake Finley in the Hallmark movie, Debbie Macomber's Call Me Mrs. Miracle. He portrays Luke Callahan on the Canadian drama, Rookie Blue and inmate Cal Sweeney, a bank robber, on the Fox television series Alcatraz. In 2012, Johnson was cast as the voice actor and physical actor of Sam Fisher in Splinter Cell: Blacklist, replacing Michael Ironside, who voiced the character in previous installments.

Personal life[edit]

In 2004, Johnson married writer-producer Adria Budd. They have a daughter, Calla Prairie.[1]


Year Film Role Other notes
1994 Road to Saddle River Lance
Legends of the Fall teen Tristan
1998 Oklahoma City: A Survivor's Story Jason TV film
Heart of the Sun Jack
1999 Question of Privilege Joel Aldridge
Atomic Train Danny TV film
2000 Borderline Normal Rocco TV film
Bear With Me Scott Robinson
Scorn Darren Huenemann TV film
Children of Fortune Andrew Bast TV film
2001 Texas Rangers Rollins
2002 Bang Bang You're Dead Mark Kenworth TV film
Beauty Shot Chad Johnson
2003 Stealing Sinatra Dean Torrence
Hollywood Wives: The New Generation Brian Richter TV film
2004 A Friend of the Family Darris Shaw TV film
Ginger Snaps 2: Unleashed Tyler
A Clown's Gift Sam the Clown
Blinded John
Anonymous Rex Rhys TV film
The Work and the Glory Joshua Steed
2005 Falcon Beach Lane Bradshaw TV film
Marker Roddy Dutch TV film
The Work and the Glory: American Zion Joshua Steed
2006 Expiration Date Animal Control Officer #2
The Work and the Glory: A House Divided Joshua Steed
Honeymoon with Mom Adam
2009 My Nanny's Secret Drew TV film, post-production
2010 Meteor Storm Kyle Pember TV film
Call Me Mrs. Miracle Jake Finley TV film
2013 Meteor Storm Kyle Pember TV film
Fir Crazy Darren TV film
Year Television appearance Role Other notes
1992 The Ray Bradbury Theater "The Utterly Perfect Murder"
1997–1999 Night Man "Blader"
2001 MythQuest Telemachus "The Oracle"
2004 The Collector Nick "The Yogi"
2001–2002, 2003 & 2004 Smallville Whitney Fordman Twenty-four episodes, main character
2006 Criminal Minds Sean Hotchner "The Tribe, Brothers Hotchner"
The Dead Zone young Gene Purdy "Revelations"
2007 Ghost Whisperer Gordon Pike "Speed Demon"
The Unit Ethan McNeal "Games of Chance"
Everest '82 Laurie Skreslet Mini-series, main character
2007–2008 Flash Gordon Steven "Flash" Gordon Twenty-one episodes, main character
2010–present Rookie Blue Luke Callaghan
2010 Supernatural Brady "The Devil You Know"
2012 Alcatraz Cal Sweeney
2013 Criminal Minds Sean Hotchner "Brothers Hotchner"
2013 Orphan Black Chad Two episodes, guest starring
2014 Saving Hope Dr. Jason Kalfis Three episodes, guest starring
Year Video games Role Other notes
2013 Splinter Cell Blacklist Samuel "Sam" Fisher Replacing Michael Ironside


  1. ^ "Eric Johnson Biography". Retrieved 2009-06-22. 

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