Eric Johnson (actor)
Johnson in 2011
Eric Johann Johnson
August 7, 1979
Adria Budd (m. 2004)
Eric Johann Johnson (born August 7, 1979) is a Canadian actor known for playing Flash Gordon on the eponymous 2007-2008 TV series, Whitney Fordman on the science-fiction TV series Smallville, Detective Luke Callaghan on the police drama Rookie Blue, and Jack Hyde in the Fifty Shades film series.
Johnson played the younger version of Brad Pitt's character in Legends of the Fall. In Canada, Johnson was the lead in an award-winning film titled Scorn. His breakout role came in 2001 as football jock and Clark Kent rival Whitney Fordman in Smallville.
In 2004, Johnson played the anti-Mormon son, Joshua Steed, in The Work and the Glory and later its sequels.
Johnson played the lead role in the Flash Gordon TV series that debuted on Sci Fi in August 2007. The show was canceled after one season. 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 police drama Rookie Blue and inmate Cal Sweeney, a bank robber, on the Fox 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.
Johnson was born in Edmonton, Alberta, to a father, Fred, who managed a binding corporation, and a mother, Jane, who is a librarian, massage therapist, and music teacher. In 2004, Johnson married writer-producer Adria Budd, whom he met on the set of Smallville, as she was Annette O'Toole's and John Glover's personal assistant. They have a daughter, Calla Prairie Johnson, who was born in 2007.
|1994||Road to Saddle River||Lance|
|Legends of the Fall||Teen Tristan|
|1998||Oklahoma City: A Survivor's Story||Jason||Television film|
|Heart of the Sun||Jack|
|1999||Question of Privilege||Joel Aldridge|
|Atomic Train||Danny||Television film|
|Bear With Me||Scott Robinson|
|Scorn||Darren Huenemann||Television film|
Nominated – Gemini Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series
|Children of Fortune||Andrew Bast||Television film|
|2002||Bang Bang You're Dead||Mark Kenworth||Television film|
|Beauty Shot||Chad Johnson|
|2003||Stealing Sinatra||Dean Torrence|
|Hollywood Wives: The New Generation||Brian Richter||Television film|
|2004||A Friend of the Family||Darris Shaw|
|Ginger Snaps 2: Unleashed||Tyler|
|A Clown's Gift||Sam the Clown|
|Anonymous Rex||Rhys||Television film|
|The Work and the Glory||Joshua Steed|
|2005||Falcon Beach||Lane Bradshaw||Television 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||Television film|
|2010||Meteor Storm||Kyle Pember|
|Call Me Mrs. Miracle||Jake Finley|
|2013||Meteor Storm||Kyle Pember|
|2015||Flash Gordon Classic||Flash Gordon||Animated fan film|
|2016||Valentine Ever After||Ben||Hallmark Channel TV movie|
|2017||Fifty Shades Darker||Jack Hyde|
|2018||Fifty Shades Freed||Jack Hyde|
|A Simple Favor||Davis|
|1992||The Ray Bradbury Theater||Episode: "The Utterly Perfect Murder"|
|1999||Night Man||Alex||Episode: "Blader"|
|2001||MythQuest||Telemachus||Episode: "The Oracle"|
|Smallville||Whitney Fordman||24 episodes;|
Main Cast (Season 1)
Special Guest (Seasons 2, 4)
|2004||The Collector||Nick||Episode: "The Yogi"|
|2006||Criminal Minds||Sean Hotchner||2 episodes|
|The Dead Zone||Young Gene Purdy||Episode: "Revelations"|
|2007||Ghost Whisperer||Gordon Pike||Episode: "Speed Demon"|
|The Unit||Ethan McNeal||Episode: "Games of Chance"|
|Everest '82||Laurie Skreslet||Mini-series; 4 episodes|
|Flash Gordon||Steven "Flash" Gordon||Lead Role; 21 episodes|
|2010||Rookie Blue||Det. Luke Callaghan||35 episodes;|
Main cast (Seasons 1–2)
Recurring (Seasons 3–4)
|Supernatural||Brady||Episode: "The Devil You Know"|
|2012||Alcatraz||Cal Sweeney||Episode: "Cal Sweeny"|
|2013, 2017||Orphan Black||Chad||3 episodes|
|2014||Saving Hope||Dr. Jason Kalfis||3 episodes|
|The Knick||Dr. Everett Gallinger||Main cast;|
Satellite Award for Best Cast – Television Series (2015)
|2018||The Alienist||Captain Miller||Episode: Psychopathia Sexualis|
|2013||Splinter Cell: Blacklist||Samuel "Sam" Fisher||Voice, likeness, and motion-capture performance|
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- "Call Me Mrs. Miracle". www.amazon.com. Retrieved 16 December 2018.
- Bobbin, Jay (August 21, 2013). "'Rookie Blue's' Eric Johnson checks into Steven Soderbergh's Cinemax hospital drama". zap2it. Archived from the original on October 21, 2014. Retrieved September 12, 2018.
- Andreeva, Nellie (21 August 2013). "Trio Join HBO's Salahuddin-Riddle Pilot, Cinemax's 'Knick' Series Adds 3 To Cast".
- Justin Kroll (February 12, 2016). "'Fifty Shades Darker' Adds 'The Knick's' Eric Johnson as Christian Grey's Rival (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved February 12, 2016.
- Mia Galuppo (February 12, 2016). "'Knick' Actor Eric Johnson Joins 'Fifty Shades Darker'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved February 12, 2016.
- "Eric Johnson Biography (1979-)". www.filmreference.com.
- "Knick actor Eric Johnson returns home to Edmonton for holidays". 23 December 2014.
- "Eric Johnson Biography". TVGuide.com. Retrieved 2009-06-22.