Eric Johnson (actor)
Eric Johann Johnson (born August 7, 1979) is a Canadian actor known for playing Flash Gordon on the eponymous 2007-08 television series, Whitney Fordman on the science-fiction series Smallville, Detective Luke Callaghan on the police drama Rookie Blue, Jack Hyde in the Fifty Shades film series, and portraying both Eric Harris and Timmothy McVeigh on the Canadian/British documentary series Zero Hour.
Johnson in 2011
Eric Johann Johnson
August 7, 1979
Johnson began his career acting at the age of nine, when his parents enrolled him in Stage Polaris, a theater company in Edmonton. Johnson played the younger version of Brad Pitt's character in 1994 film Legends of the Fall. In Canada, Johnson was the lead in an award-winning film titled Scorn. His break-out role came in 2001, as football jock and Clark Kent rival Whitney Fordman in Smallville.
In 2004, Johnson played the anti-Mormon son, Joshua Steed, in The Work and the Glory and later its sequels. A few years later, he played the title role in the television revival of Flash Gordon that debuted on Sci Fi in August 2007; the series was cancelled after one season. On November 27, 2010, Johnson starred as Jake Finley in the Hallmark movie, Debbie Macomber's Call Me Mrs. Miracle. He also portrayed Luke Callahan in the Canadian police drama Rookie Blue and inmate Cal Sweeney, a bank robber, oin the Fox series Alcatraz. In 2012, Johnson was cast as the voice actor and physical actor of Sam Fisher in Splinter Cell: Blacklist, replacing Michael Ironside, who voiced the character in previous installments.
Johnson was born in Edmonton, Alberta. His father, Fred, managed a binding corporation, and his mother, Jane, is a librarian, massage therapist, and music teacher. In 2004, Johnson married writer-producer Adria Budd, whom he met on the set of Smallville, as she was Annette O'Toole's and John Glover's personal assistant. They have a daughter, Calla Prairie Johnson, who was born in 2007.
|1994||Road to Saddle River||Lance|
|Legends of the Fall||Teen Tristan|
|1998||Oklahoma City: A Survivor's Story||Jason||Television film|
|Heart of the Sun||Jack|
|1999||Question of Privilege||Joel Aldridge|
|Atomic Train||Danny||Television film|
|Bear With Me||Scott Robinson|
|Scorn||Darren Huenemann||Television film|
Nominated – Gemini Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series
|Children of Fortune||Andrew Bast||Television film|
|2002||Bang Bang You're Dead||Mark Kenworth||Television film|
|Beauty Shot||Chad Johnson|
|2003||Stealing Sinatra||Dean Torrence|
|Hollywood Wives: The New Generation||Brian Richter||Television film|
|2004||A Friend of the Family||Darris Shaw|
|Ginger Snaps 2: Unleashed||Tyler|
|A Clown's Gift||Sam the Clown|
|Anonymous Rex||Rhys||Television film|
|The Work and the Glory||Joshua Steed|
|2005||Falcon Beach||Lane Bradshaw||Television film|
|The Work and the Glory: American Zion||Joshua Steed|
|2006||Expiration Date||Animal Control Officer #2|
|The Work and the Glory: A House Divided||Joshua Steed|
|Honeymoon with Mom||Adam|
|2009||My Nanny's Secret||Drew||Television film|
|2010||Meteor Storm||Kyle Pember|
|Call Me Mrs. Miracle||Jake Finley|
|2013||Oh Christmas Tree!||Darren|
|Meteor Storm||Kyle Pember|
|2015||Flash Gordon Classic||Flash Gordon||Animated fan film|
|2016||Valentine Ever After||Ben||Hallmark Channel TV movie|
|2017||Fifty Shades Darker||Jack Hyde|
|2018||Fifty Shades Freed||Jack Hyde|
|A Simple Favor||Davis|
|2019||Disappearance at Clifton Hill||Charlie Lake|
|1992||The Ray Bradbury Theater||Episode: "The Utterly Perfect Murder"|
|1999||Night Man||Alex||Episode: "Blader"|
|2001||MythQuest||Telemachus||Episode: "The Oracle"|
|Smallville||Whitney Fordman||24 episodes;|
Main Cast (Season 1)
Special Guest (Seasons 2, 4)
|2004||The Collector||Nick||Episode: "The Yogi"|
|2006||Criminal Minds||Sean Hotchner||2 episodes|
|The Dead Zone||Young Gene Purdy||Episode: "Revelations"|
|2007||Ghost Whisperer||Gordon Pike||Episode: "Speed Demon"|
|The Unit||Ethan McNeal||Episode: "Games of Chance"|
|Everest '82||Laurie Skreslet||Mini-series; 4 episodes|
|Flash Gordon||Steven "Flash" Gordon||Lead Role; 21 episodes|
|2010||Rookie Blue||Det. Luke Callaghan||35 episodes;|
Main cast (Seasons 1–2)
Recurring (Seasons 3–4)
|Supernatural||Brady||Episode: "The Devil You Know"|
|2012||Alcatraz||Cal Sweeney||Episode: "Cal Sweeny"|
|2013, 2017||Orphan Black||Chad||3 episodes|
|2014||Saving Hope||Dr. Jason Kalfis||3 episodes|
|The Knick||Dr. Everett Gallinger||Main cast;|
Satellite Award for Best Cast – Television Series (2015)
|2018||Caught||Brian Hearn||Main role|
|2018||The Alienist||Captain Miller||Episode: Psychopathia Sexualis|
|2019||Hudson & Rex||Darryl Perth||Episode: Trial and Error|
|2019–present||Vikings||Erik the Red||Main cast (Season 6)|
|2019||Condor||Tracy Crane||7 episodes|
|2020||American Gods||Chad Mulligan||Episode: #3.1|
|2013||Splinter Cell: Blacklist||Samuel "Sam" Fisher||Voice, likeness, and motion-capture performance|
|2020||Assassin's Creed: Valhalla||Ivarr the Boneless||Voice|
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- "Eric Johnson". TVGuide.com.
- "Call Me Mrs. Miracle". www.amazon.com. Retrieved 16 December 2018.
- Bobbin, Jay (August 21, 2013). "'Rookie Blue's' Eric Johnson checks into Steven Soderbergh's Cinemax hospital drama". zap2it. Archived from the original on October 21, 2014. Retrieved September 12, 2018.
- Andreeva, Nellie (21 August 2013). "Trio Join HBO's Salahuddin-Riddle Pilot, Cinemax's 'Knick' Series Adds 3 To Cast".
- Justin Kroll (February 12, 2016). "'Fifty Shades Darker' Adds 'The Knick's' Eric Johnson as Christian Grey's Rival (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved February 12, 2016.
- Mia Galuppo (February 12, 2016). "'Knick' Actor Eric Johnson Joins 'Fifty Shades Darker'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved February 12, 2016.
- "Eric Johnson Biography (1979-)". www.filmreference.com.
- "Knick actor Eric Johnson returns home to Edmonton for holidays". 23 December 2014.
- "Eric Johnson Biography". TVGuide.com. Retrieved 2009-06-22.