Mark Steven Johnson

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Mark Steven Johnson
Born (1964-10-30) October 30, 1964 (age 56)
OccupationFilm director, screenwriter, producer
Years active1993–present

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

Life and career[edit]

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 wrote the story for the film Christopher Robin and directed the Netflix film Love, Guaranteed.


Year Film Credited as
Director Writer Producer
1993 Grumpy Old Men No Yes No
1995 Grumpier Old Men No Yes No
1996 Big Bully No Yes No
1998 Simon Birch Yes Yes No
Jack Frost No Yes No
2003 Daredevil Yes Yes No
2007 Ghost Rider Yes Yes No
2010 When in Rome Yes Yes Yes
2013 Killing Season Yes No No
2018 Christopher Robin No Yes No
2019 Finding Steve McQueen Yes No executive
2020 Love, Guaranteed Yes No No

Producer only

Year Title Notes
2005 Elektra Executive producer
2011 Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance
2013 Grudge Match


  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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