J. J. Johnston

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J. J. Johnston
Born James William Johnston
October 24, 1933 (1933-10-24) (age 80)
Chicago, Illinois
Occupation Actor, writer
Years active 1972–

J.J. Johnston (born James William Johnston, October 24, 1933, Chicago, Illinois) is an American theatre and film actor and boxing historian and writer.


Johnston, a former amateur boxer, is the author of several books on the history of boxing.

Partial filmography[edit]


  • 1983-84 New York Theatre World Award for Outstanding New Talent in "American Buffalo"
  • 1986 Bay Area Critics Award for Outstanding Supporting Performance by an Actor in the play Glengarry Glen Ross.

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