Michael Johnston (actor)
Johnston at the 2016 San Diego Comic-Con
Michael Johnston (born February 22, 1996) is an American actor. He is best known for his role as Corey in MTV's supernatural drama series, Teen Wolf. Johnston is also a voice actor for animations and video games and starred in the 2016 comedy-drama indie film Slash.
Johnston grew up in Rutherfordton, North Carolina where at the age of 12 he started auditioning for voiceovers in commercials and animations in a recording studio he had set up in his bedroom. After graduating from R-S Central High School early, he moved to Chicago where he studied acting at The Second City. Johnston was only in Chicago for six months before moving to Los Angeles.
Johnston has voiced characters for video games including: Dust: An Elysian Tail, Bee Wars and Tales of Zestiria. Johnston has also done voice work for TV series including: A Lull in the Sea, TOME: Terrain of Magical Expertise and voiced the lead role for Zak Storm.
TV and movie roles
Johnston has the lead role as Neil in the comedy-drama film Slash, where he plays a 15-year-old high school student who writes slash fiction. He also appeared in the indie horror film Bornless Ones.
|2012||Totes Burgers||Evan||Short film|
|2018||Crazy for the Boys||Chad||Post-production|
|2018||The Maestro||Pietro Castelnuovo-Tedesco||Post-production|
|2012–2014||TOME: Terrain of Magical Expertise||Bubb / additional voices||Guest role; 3 episodes|
|2015||Tales of Zestiria: Dawn of the Shepherd||Mikleo (voice)||Television film|
|2015||Awkward||Senior||Episode: "The Graduates"|
|2015||Nagi-Asu: A Lull in the Sea||Atsushi Minegishi (voice)||English Dub|
|2015–2017||Teen Wolf||Corey Bryant||Recurring role; 25 episodes|
|2016–present||Zak Storm||Zak Storm (voice)||Main role|
|2016||Pure Genius||Luke Wallace||Episode: "It's Your Friendly Neighborhood Spider Silk Surgery"|
|2017||Home: Adventures with Tip & Oh||Keanu||Episode: "Tip's Deep Dish/Garbage Day"|
|2018||Supergirl||Adam||Episode: "Rather the Fallen Angel"|
|2012||Dust: An Elysian Tail||Reed|||
|2015||Tales of Zestiria||Mikleo|||
|2017||Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue||Ephemer||Kingdom Hearts χ Back Cover movie|
|2018||Last Year: The Nightmare||Nick|||
|2019||Kingdom Hearts III||Ephemer|||
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- Leydon, Joe (March 14, 2016). "SXSW Film Review: Slash". Variety.
- Oebel, Nicole (September 10, 2015). "Teen Wolf interview with Michael Johnston". myFanbase.
- "Slash" (PDF) (Press release). The Film Collaborative. p. 7.
- "Colton Haynes returns to Teen Wolf Season 5? Hot new guy cast to play Mason's new love interest". Venture Capital Post. May 14, 2015.
- "Michael Johnston, Actor (Zach)". Bornless Ones official site.
- Love, Ryan (May 16, 2015). "Teen Wolf newcomer Michael Johnston teases gay romance in fifth series". Attitude.
- Kit, Borys (May 29, 2015). "Necessary Roughness actress nabs female lead in indie comedy Slash". The Hollywood Reporter.
- "Bornless Ones". The Film Catalogue.
- "Bornless Ones". High Octane Pictures.
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