Mark Steven Johnson

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Mark Steven Johnson
Born (1964-10-30) October 30, 1964 (age 53)
Hastings, Minnesota, United States
Occupation Film director, screenwriter, producer

Mark Steven Johnson (born October 30, 1964)[1] is an American screenwriter, film director,[2] and producer.

Johnson was born in Hastings, Minnesota[1] and graduated from California State University, Long Beach.[1][3] He has written and directed the two comic book based films Daredevil and Ghost Rider[4] as well as the film Simon Birch.[2] His early writing credits are for the film Grumpy Old Men and its sequel Grumpier Old Men.[1] Most recently he directed the film Finding Steve McQueen.


Year Film Credited as
Writer Director Producer or
Executive Producer
1993 Grumpy Old Men Yes
1995 Grumpier Old Men Yes
1996 Big Bully Yes
1998 Simon Birch Yes Yes
Jack Frost Yes
2003 Daredevil Yes Yes
2005 Elektra Yes
2007 Ghost Rider Yes Yes
2010 When in Rome Yes Yes Yes
2012 Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance Yes
2013 Killing Season Yes
Grudge Match Yes
2017 Finding Steve McQueen Yes


  1. ^ a b c d "Mark Steven Johnson Bio". Tribute Entertainment Media Group. Retrieved March 19, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b Holden, Stephen (September 11, 1998). "FILM REVIEW; Tiny Boy With an Enormously Consuming Quest". The New York Times. 
  3. ^ "COTA Talking Points". California State University, Long Beach. Retrieved March 19, 2012. 
  4. ^ "On-Set Interview: Mark Steven Johnson". IGN. May 27, 2005. Retrieved March 19, 2012. 

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