Bart Johnson

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Bart Johnson
Bart Johnson and Robyn Lively 2011.jpg
Bart Johnson and his wife Robyn Lively in 2011
Born Barton Robert Johnson
(1970-12-13) December 13, 1970 (age 47)
Hollywood, California, U.S.
Nationality American
Occupation Actor
Years active 1993 – present
Height 1.91
Spouse(s) Robyn Lively (m. 1999)
Children 3

Barton Robert "Bart" Johnson (born December 13, 1970), is an American actor, best known for his role as Coach Jack Bolton in the High School Musical film series. He had a recurring role as Beau Berkhalter in The Client List on Lifetime.

Personal life[edit]

Johnson was born in Hollywood, California, the eldest of three sons. His brothers are Adam Johnson and Brad Johnson. They have four sisters. Their mother Charlene Johnson is a television hairstylist, and so Bart spent much of his early childhood on television sets. He graduated from Pennsbury High School. The brothers have worked on several projects together.[citation needed]

He is married to actress Robyn Lively, sister of actresses Blake Lively and Lori Lively and actors Eric Lively, Jason Lively. Bart and Robyn have three children: Kate, Baylen and son Wyatt Blake.

Bart is a surfing enthusiast and loves playing a variety of sports. In 1999 he received his pilot's license.


Johnson is probably best known for his role in the High School Musical TV movies. He plays the coach of the East High School basketball team, which features the coach's son, star player Troy Bolton (played by Zac Efron). Johnson acts on the TV series The Client List for Lifetime as well as Gortimer Gibbon's Life On Normal Street for Amazon, alongside his wife Robyn Lively, who stars on the show. He stars in two Hallmark movies: The Christmas Spirit and Perfect on Paper.

Johnson helmed "The Run" as writer/director, an adventure comedy short film shot on location in Baja California.[1]

Johnson also filmed 6 Bucks and a Bottle of Water, a documentary with his brothers, hitchhiking from Los Angeles to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. produced by Robert Moore.[2]

Johnson is owner of the Johnson Mill Bed & Breakfast in Midway, Utah, near Park City, Utah. It is a 12-room luxury bed-and-breakfast with a lake, 35-foot waterfall, acres of gardens, and fly fishing. According to a 2008 website article, Redbook determined it to be one of the four most romantic in the country.[3] It is closed until 2024.


Year Film Role Notes
1993 Crossroads Frosty Television series (Episode "The Last Roundup")
1994 Saved by the Bell: The New Class Clint Television series (Episode "Back at the Ranch")
1995 Diagnosis: Murder Officer Black Television series (Episode "A Blast from the Past")
My Family Young Officer
Thunder Alley Buzzard Boy Television series (Episode "Buzz Off, Buzzard Boy")
1997 The Date Biff
Sunset Beach Man Television series
Clueless Shnerv Mchnick Television series (Episode "I'm in with the Out Crowd")
Walker, Texas Ranger Wyatt McLain Television series (Episode "The Fighting McLains")
JAG Lt. Johnson Television series (Episode "Impact")
1998 Babylon 5 Ranger Television series (Episode "The Paragon of Animals")
1998–1999 Hyperion Bay Nelson Tucker Television series
2003 Tremors Jared Mack Television series (Episode "Water Hazard")
2004 CSI: Miami Matt Bolton Television series (Episode "Blood Moon")
JAG Army Specialist Ray Scanlon Television series (Episode "Camp Delta")
Strong Medicine Jake Matousak Television series (Episode "Foreign Bodies")
2006 High School Musical Coach Jack Bolton Television movie
Eve Anthony Television series (Episode "Diva Day Care")
Simon Says Garth
2007 Happy Valley Doug
Taking Five Mark Thompson
Daddy Day Camp Phil Jacobs
High School Musical 2 Coach Jack Bolton Television movie
Las Vegas Barry Bertowski Television series (Episode "Head Games")
2008 Desertion Daniel Garner
High School Musical 3: Senior Year Coach Jack Bolton
Animals Vaughn
"The Run" Scott Short film; also writer and director
2009 The Harsh Life of Veronica Lambert Terry
Evil Angel Jeff Morgan
The Cell 2 Skylar
Locker 13 Eugene MacClemore
The Yankles Sledge Dixon
2010 Monster Mutt Jeff Taylor
Beautiful Wave
The Saratov Approach (2013 film)
2012 6 Bucks and a Bottle of Water As himself Documentary internet film; also producer
2015 Hoxsey
NCIS Dean Hudson Television series (Episode "Incognito")


  1. ^ "The Run" movie trailer at
  2. ^ "6 Bucks and a Bottle of Water". 
  3. ^ Santorelli, Dina (2008). "Celebrity Interview: Actor and Bed & Breakfast Small Business Owner Bart Johnson". Retrieved December 15, 2016. Johnson owns the Johnson Mill Bed & Breakfast in Midway, Utah, which Redbook magazine recently named 'one of the 4 most romantic inns in the country'. 

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