Jeffrey Johnson (actor)

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Jeffrey Johnson
Born Jeffrey S.S. Johnson
(1970-01-28) January 28, 1970 (age 44)
Southborough, Massachusetts
Occupation Actor, Musician
Years active 1999–present

Jeffrey S. S. Johnson (born January 28, 1970) is an American actor and musician. He is perhaps best known for his role as Brady McDaniels in Letters to God.[1]

Life[edit]

Johnson was born and raised in Southborough, Massachusetts, on January 28, 1970. He is a 1988 graduate of Algonquin Regional High School in Northborough, Massachusetts. As an ordained minister with The Universal Life Church, he has married ten couples, including his sister and her husband in the summer of 2005, and his cousin, a decorated war veteran and his wife in 2009. He currently resides in Los Angeles, California.

Career[edit]

Throughout his acting career, Johnson has appeared in or voice-performed various commercials and guest-starred in several television series, including CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Bones, Boomtown, Lie to Me, and Burn Notice. He has also been seen in films such as Helter Skelter and Scorcher.

Johnson is more commonly known for his role in the 2010 faith-based drama Letters to God, as Brady McDaniels, a troubled mailman who finds inspiration through the wisdom of a young boy stricken with cancer, for which he has received rave reviews for his performance.

In 2012, Johnson starred as the titluar character in another faith-based independent film, Worth: The Testimony of Johnny St. James, co-starring Eric Roberts and Vincent Irizarry. He portrays a seminary student dealing with rage and alcoholism after tragically losing his wife and unborn child to a drunk driver, but after a decade he decides to attend an AA meeting and try to get his life back on track, unaware of a shocking twist that will challenge his recovering faith in God. Johnson's performance was well received.

Musical career[edit]

Johnson is also a guitarist and singer. He is a member of the rock-&-roll band NSC along with writer, Mike Bernier. 2 of his compositions were chosen for the "Apparitional"/"Haunting Of Cellblock 11"soundtrack & his single, "Nothin' Will Just Have to Do" was featured in an episode of Bionic Woman.

Video Games[edit]

In 2012, Johnson had lend his voice as various non-playable characters in the games, The Exiled Realm of Arborea and Hitman: Absolution, the fifth entry of the Hitman game series.

Voiceover Artist[edit]

Johnson has appeared in dozens of TV, Radio & Internet adverts as a voiceover actor. Most notably the voice of T Mobile starting in 2012.

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
1999 Resculpting Venus Jerry Film debut
2001 So Little Time Kyle Television series (Episode "The New Guy")
Three Sisters Cute Guy Television series (Episode "The Dry Spell")
2002 Scorcher Styles
Boomtown Victor Alfandre Television series (Episode "Reelin' in the Years")
2003 Tremors Chad Ranston Television series (Episode "Graboid Rights")
2004 The District Ken Television series (Episode "Breath of Life")
Target Curtis
Helter Skelter Terry Melcher Television movie
Without a Trace Ethan Television series (Episode "American Goddess")
2005 Down Dog Guru Dave Short film
House of Grimm Wraith
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Morgan Stewart Television series (Episode "Spark of Life")
Over the Shoulder Ralph Short film
Barbershop Carl Television series (Episode "Get Your Hand Out of My Womb")
A Coat of Snow Mark
2007 Day Break Driver Television series (Episode "What If He's Not Alone?"
Burn Notice Kent Fontenau Television series (Episode "Loose Ends, Part 1")
2008 Unhitched Rick Television series (Episode "Pole-Dancing Toddler")
2009 Stellina Blue Mark
2010 Criminal Minds Detective Marty Cotrone Television series (Episode "The Uncanny Valley")
Letters to God Brady McDaniels Lead Role
The Secret Life of the American Teenager Peter's father Television series (Episode "Chicken Little")
Bones Mike Casper Television series (Episode "The Shallow in the Deep")
2011 Lie to Me Ben Aston Television series (Episode "Gone")
2011 NCIS Commander Nelson Tunney Television series (Episode "Dead Reflection")
2012 Shadow Witness Jack Hodel
2012 The Exiled Realm of Arborea Various (Voice) Video Game
2012 Vegas Marty Gilson Television series (Episode "The Real Thing")
2012 Wicca Please Samuki the Satyr Television series (Episode "Transpo")
2012 Hitman: Absolution Various (Voice) Video Game
2012 "Worth: The Testimony Of Johnny St. James" Johnny St. James Lead Role
2012 "Apparitional[disambiguation needed]" Ben Lead Role

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