Clark Johnson Biography (1954-)

Born September 10, 1954, in Philadelphia, PA; married second wife Heather Salmon (a model and special events coordinator), November 26, 1994; children: (first marriage) Cassandra, Michaela. Addresses: Agent: United Talent Agency, 9560 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 500, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor, director
Birth Details
September 10, 1954
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • Reporter #1, Utilities, 1981
  • Michael, Killing 'em Softly (also known as Man in 5A), 1981
  • Dave, Skullduggery (also known as Warlock), 1983
  • Moriarty, Blindside, 1986
  • Winston, Wild Thing, Atlantic, 1987
  • Black gang leader, Adventures in Babysitting (also known as A Night on the Town), 1987
  • Mark Halstead, Nowhere to Hide, 1987
  • Mr. Nice Guy, 1987
  • Graves, Iron Eagle II (also known as L'aigle de fer II andIron Eagle II: The Battle beyond the Fog), TriStar, 1988
  • C.R.A.S.H. Officer Lee, Colors, Orion, 1988
  • J. J., Renegades, Universal, 1989
  • Detective Gilliam, The Finishing Touch, Columbia TriStar Home Video, 1992
  • Blood Brothers (also known as Native Strangers), 1993
  • Trevor/"Mad Dog," Final Round (also known as Human Target),Worldvision Home Video, 1993
  • Bob Covington, Drop Zone, Paramount, 1994
  • Bush, Soul Survivor (also known as Survivant dans l'ame), 1995
  • (As J. Clark Johnson) Cab driver, Nick of Time, 1995
  • Reese, Rude, 1995
  • Clive, Lulu, 1996
  • Mr. Pool, The Planet of Junior Brown (also known as Junior's Groove), 1997
  • Dr. Jorden, Have Mercy, 1999
  • Gary, Fear of Fiction, 2000
  • Dean, Love Comes Down (also known as Cris du coeur), UnapixEntertainment, 2000
  • Uncle John Walker, On Their Knees, Rogers Video, 2001
  • Deke's handsome partner, S.W.A.T., Columbia, 2003
  • Abe Fielder, The Limb Salesman, Shoreline Entertainment, 2004
  • Film Director
  • S.W.A.T., Columbia, 2003
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Detective Dave Jefferson, Night Heat, CBS, 1986-88
  • Al Pendleton, Hot Shots, CBS, 1986-87
  • Clarke Roberts, E.N.G., 1990
  • Voice, Hammerman, 1991
  • Detective Meldrick Lewis, Homicide: Life on the Street (also knownas Homicide and H: LOTS), NBC, 1993-99
  • Movies
  • Perry, Rona Jaffe's "Mazes and Monsters" (also known as Mazes and Monsters and Dungeons and Dragons), CBS, 1982
  • Technician, Murder in Space, Showtime, 1985
  • Messenger, Seduced, CBS, 1985
  • Ralph, Starcrossed, ABC, 1985
  • Technician, Murder: By Reason of Insanity (also known as My Sweet Victim), 1985
  • Second agent, Courage (also known as Mother Courage), CBS,1986
  • Television reporter, Doing Life (also known as Truth or Die), NBC, 1986
  • Medical examiner, Rockabye, CBS, 1986
  • Detective Morton, Hostage (also known as Against Her Will),1988
  • Ron Pauley, Personals, 1990
  • Young Doctor, Polly: Comin' Home!, 1990
  • Spenser, Psychic, 1992
  • Sergeant Mike Delaney, Coopersmith, 1992
  • Master Chang, Model by Day, 1994
  • Glenn James, Silent Witness: What a Child Saw, 1994
  • Michael Hall, The Prosecutors, NBC, 1996
  • Detective Meldrick Lewis, Homicide: The Movie, NBC, 2000
  • James Perry, Deliberate Intent, Fox, 2000
  • Task Force: Caviar (also known as Un reglement de comptes),CanWest Global, 2000
  • Jimmy, Disappearing Acts, HBO, 2000
  • Virtual Mom, CBC and Nickelodeon, 2000
  • (As Clark "Slappy" Johnson) Emory Jackson, Boycott, HBO, 2001
  • Sergeant detective Stephen Tree, Tripping the Wire: A Stephen Tree Mystery, CTV, 2005
  • Miniseries
  • Butch, The Women of Brewster Place, ABC, 1989
  • Pilots
  • Richard Bradley, Heart and Soul, NBC, 1988
  • Specials
  • (In archive footage) Himself and Detective Meldrick Lewis, Anatomy ofa "Homicide: Life on the Street" (documentary), PBS, 1998
  • Presenter, The 30th NAACP Image Awards, Fox, 1999
  • Episodic
  • Jason Davis, "East Side Angels," The Littlest Hobo, 1981
  • Mr. Turner, "Arrivederci Roma," The Littlest Hobo, 1984
  • Officer Stoker, "Man on the Edge," Alfred Hitchcock Presents, USANetwork, 1987
  • Lennie, "Hostages," Katts and Dog, CTV and The Family Channel, 1988
  • "The Track Star," My Secret Identity, syndicated, 1988
  • Young, "Unto Us A Child Is Born," War of the Worlds, 1989
  • Fish, "Dinosaur," Diamonds, USA Network and CBC, 1989
  • "Hard Choice," Katts and Dog, CTV and The Family Channel, 1990
  • "Death's a Beach," Sweating Bullets, 1991
  • Chaffey, "The Mariah Connection," Sweating Bullets, CBS, 1991
  • "Bang, Bang You're Dead," Katts and Dog, CTV and The Family Channel, 1992
  • Cole's attorney McNeil, "Silence Is Golden," L.A. Law, NBC, 1994
  • Casey Brooks/Lieutenant Travis Drake, "Can't Run Can't Hide," ForeverKnight, syndicated, 1994
  • Detective Derrick Clark, "Jane Doe: Parts 1 & 2," Cold Squad,CTV, 1998
  • Ray Hamilton, "Rookie," The Hoop Life, Showtime, 1999
  • Tyrell Johnson, "Lovers and Other Strangers," Soul Food, Showtime,2002
  • Also appeared in SCTV; as Sonny Ross, "Southern Comfort," Northof 60; Flammo the Magician, "Dudley Meets Flammo," The Adventures ofDudley the Dragon.
  • Television Director
  • Movies
  • Boycott, HBO, 2001
  • Pilots
  • The Shield, F/X, 2002
  • Money, NBC, 2004
  • The Secret Service, ABC, 1004
  • The Cell, Showtime, 2004
  • NY-70, NBC, 2005
  • Episodic
  • "Map of the Heart," Homicide: Life on the Street (also known as Homicide and H: LOTS), NBC, 1996
  • "Betrayal," Homicide: Life on the Street (also known as Homicide and H: LOTS), NBC, 1997
  • Fast Track, HBO, 1997
  • "Valentine's Day," Homicide: Life on the Street (also known as Homicide and H: LOTS), NBC, 1997
  • "Full Court Press," Homicide: Life on the Street (also known as Homicide and H: LOTS), NBC, 1998
  • "The Twenty Percent Solution," Homicide: Life on the Street (alsoknown as Homicide and H: LOTS), NBC, 1998
  • "Our Lady of the Machine," Welcome to Paradox, Sci-Fi Channel, 1998
  • "Sophomore Jinx," Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (also known as Law & Order: SVU), NBC, 1999
  • "Lucky Luciano," NYPD Blue, ABC, 2000
  • "Unhand Me," City of Angels, CBS, 2000
  • "Gorky Parkette," The City, 2000
  • "Six Meetings before Lunch," The West Wing, NBC, 2000
  • "Nature or Nurture," Third Watch, NBC, 2000
  • "Every Beat of My Heart," The Beat, UPN, 2000
  • "In Transition," Soul Food, Showtime, 2002
  • "The Spread," The Shield, F/X, 2002
  • "Blowback," The Shield, F/X, 2002
  • "The Target," The Wire, HBO, 2002
  • "The Detail," The Wire, HBO, 2002
  • "The Pager," The Wire, HBO, 2002
  • "Lamentation on the Reservation," The Jury, Fox, 2004
  • "Playing Tight," The Shield, F/X, 2004
  • "Blood and Water," The Shield, /FX, 2004
  • Also directed Under African Skies, The Family Channel; "Last Night," La femme Nikita (also known as Nikita), USA Network.
  • WRITINGS
  • Other
  • Contributed two short stories to an anthology, Waiting in the Wings, edited by Lynn Green, and published by Oxford University Press.

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals
    • Entertainment Weekly, January 10, 1997, p. 46
    • TV Guide, December 28, 1996, p. 39

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