November 19, 1976 |
Staten Island, New York, United States
Life and career
Johnson's first acting role was in the 1995 Spike Lee film Clockers. He also had a significant role in the motion picture In Too Deep, which was based on a true story. He also had a recurring role on ER as Darnell Thibeaux. Johnson has appeared in Brooklyn's Finest, Belly and The Devil's Own.
He owns a production company called Autumn Leaves which he named after his daughter.
He has also appeared in Mýa's music video for "Fallen", Killarmy's music video "Fair, Love & War", The Roots' music video for "Break You Off", GZA's music video for "Knock Knock", Obie Trice's music video for "Snitch", Jadakiss's music video "Time's up", Freeway's "What We Do?" music video alongside his fellow cast-members from The Wire, Jay-Z's music video for "Anything", 50 Cent's music video "Just a Lil Bit", the crime-drama web series "Dead Man's Trigger", and alongside DMX and Nas in the movie Belly. He was Jennifer Hudson's love interest in "No One Gonna Love You" video. Johnson also played a small role in Entourage as rapper Saigon's manager.
Most recently Hassan has appeared as the character "Lorenzo" on the CBS television show Person of Interest, and as the voice actor for Harold "Stretch" Joseph in the video game Grand Theft Auto V.
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