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Lamont Johnson

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Lamont Johnson (September 30, 1922 – October 24, 2010) was an American actor and film director who has appeared in and directed many television shows and movies. He won two Emmy Awards. Johnson was born Ernest Lamont Johnson, Jr. in Stockton, California, the son of Ruth Alice (née Fairchild) and Ernest Lamont Johnson, who was a realtor. Johnson began his career in radio, playing the role of Tarzan in a popular syndicated series in 1951. Johnson was also one of several actors to play Archie Goodwin in "The New Adventures of Nero Wolfe", opposite Sydney Greenstreet on NBC Radio.He then turned to films and television, first as an actor, then as a director. Johnson also directed productions of the operas The Man in the Moon (1959), Iphigénie en Tauride (1962), and Orfeo (1990). Johnson was nominated for eleven Emmy Awards, winning twice, for Wallenberg: A Hero's Story (1985) and Lincoln (1988), and for eight Directors Guild of America Awards, winning four times, for Profiles in Courage (1965), My Sweet Charlie (1971), That Certain Summer (1972), and Lincoln. Description above from the Wikipedia article Lamont Johnson, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Sep 30, 1922
Movie/TV Credits:
26
First Appeared:
In the series Schlitz Playhouse of Stars 1951-10-05
Latest Project:
Movie One Piece: The Desert Princess and the Pirates: Adventure in Alabasta 2007-03-03
Known For
Poster of The Brothers Rico
Poster of Please Murder Me
Poster of The Human Jungle
Poster of Sally and Saint Anne
Filmography
Movie One Piece: The Desert Princess and the Pirates: Adventure in Alabasta Unknown 2007-03-03
Movie National Lampoon's TV: The Movie Gizzards 2006-08-06
Movie The Tiger and the Snow Unknown 2005-10-14
Movie Ancient Warriors Brock 2003-03-01
Movie Second String Ernie Weathers 2002-12-18
Movie American Virgin Nick 2000-06-02
Movie The Great White Hype Palace Guard #2 1996-05-03
Movie Jerry Maguire Weepy Athlete 1996-12-13
Movie Waiting to Exhale Joseph 1995-12-22
Series Blue Light Unknown 1966-01-12
Series The Big Valley Unknown 1965-09-15
Series Profiles in Courage Unknown 1964-11-08
Series Angel Unknown 1960-10-06
Movie The Brothers Rico Peter Malaks 1957-09-01
Movie Please Murder Me Carl Holt 1956-03-01
Series The Millionaire Unknown 1955-01-19
Series Gunsmoke Unknown 1955-09-10
Series The Crusader Unknown 1955-10-07
Series Matinee Theater Unknown 1955-10-31
Movie The Human Jungle Det. Lannigan (Geddes' partner) 1954-10-03
Series Climax! Unknown 1954-10-07
Series Letter to Loretta Unknown 1953-09-20
Movie Sally and Saint Anne Willie O'Moyne 1952-07-01
Series Cavalcade of America Unknown 1952-10-01
Series Schlitz Playhouse of Stars Unknown 1951-10-05
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24