James Michael Johnston (born July 7, 1989) is a Canadian actor and singer-songwriter. He is best known for his role as Peter Stone on Degrassi: The Next Generation.

Jamie Johnston
Born
James Michael Johnston

(1989-07-07) July 7, 1989 (age 30)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
OccupationActor
Years active1999–present

Personal life and careerEdit

Johnston was born July 7, 1989 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.[1] Johnston portrayed Peter Stone on Degrassi: The Next Generation from 2005-2010. He has been nominated for 8 Young Artist Awards in Los Angeles and won 2. He has also starred in the series Wild Card and Zixx: Level One. He has a wide range of interests, including soccer, snowboarding, skateboarding, cycling and playing the guitar and numerous other instruments. Jamie went to Kenya with the organization "Free the Children" to build a school and filmed as a special for MTV. Jamie has made numerous appearances on ET Canada and etalk. He has traveled extensively. He played guitar in a band called SoundSpeed along with a few of his fellow Degrassi cast mates. He also played the male lead as Lucas Green in the feature film Love Me. Other films include, "Jesus Henry Christ", "The Tenth Circle", "Killer Instinct", "My Babysitter's a Vampire", and numerous Movie of Week productions. In 2016, Johnston reprised his role as Peter Stone on Degrassi: Next Class for 4 episodes during its second season. He is currently in another band that has been signed, as the drummer. He also writes and composes.

FilmographyEdit

List of film and television credits
Year Title Role Notes
1999–2000 I Was A Sixth Grade Alien
2001 Jackie, Ethel, Joan: The Women of Camelot Young Patrick Kennedy
2002 Winter Sun Young Duncan Independent short
Doc Bryce Episode #209, "Karate Kid"
2002–2004 Ace Lightning
2003 Name of the Rose Young Rob Independent feature
Absolon Boy Feature film
More Than Meets the Eye: The Joan Brock Story Corey Young Artist Award 2004, Best Performance in a TV Movie, Miniseries or Special — Supporting Young Actor[2]
Killer Instinct: From the Files of Agent Candice DeLong Deegan Schauer TV movie
Public Domain Ian Feature film
2003–2005 Wild Card Clifford "Cliff" Woodall Nominated — Young Artist Award 2005, Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) — Leading Young Actor[3]
2004 Zixx: Level One Adam Frake Series lead
2005 Zixx: Level Two Adam Guest star, Episode #2-21, "Now You See Him"
The Rick Mercer Report Son Episode #3.3, in skit "Fatherly Advice"
2005–2010 Degrassi: The Next Generation Peter Stone Series regular, episodes #5.01–10.14
Nominated — Young Artist Award 2006, Best Performance in a TV series — Young Ensemble Performance[4]
Nominated — Young Artist Award 2007, Best Performance in a TV Series — Leading Young Actor[5]
Young Artist Award 2008, Best Performance in a TV Series — Leading Young Actor[6]
Nominated — Young Artist Award 2009, Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) — Leading Young Actor[7]
Nominated — Young Artist Award 2010, Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) — Leading Young Actor[8]
2008 Degrassi Spring Break Movie Peter Stone TV movie
The Tenth Circle Jason Underhill Nominated — Young Artist Award 2009, Best Performance in a TV Movie, Miniseries or Special — Supporting Young Actor[7]
2009 Degrassi Goes Hollywood Peter Stone TV movie
2010 Degrassi Takes Manhattan Peter Stone TV movie
My Babysitter's a Vampire James TV movie
Reviving Ophelia Ty Benchley TV movie
Connor Undercover Andre 2 episodes
2011 Really Me Dylan Dillon 2 episodes
Jesus Henry Christ Young Billy Herman
Wingin' It Space Pirate Bruce Episode "Reel Trouble"
2012 Wingin' It Stone Hardcastle Episode "Cosmonaut Claire 3-D"
My Babysitter's a Vampire Dirk Baddison Episode "Welcome Back Dusker"
2016 Degrassi: Next Class Peter Stone Recurring (Season 2)
  • Symphony of Fire – Independent Short

TheatreEdit

  • Aesop Fables: A Man, A Boy & A Donkey – Donkey
  • The Chrysalids – Mark
  • Epimenides – Cabin Boy
  • Job & The Snake – Neptune

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.jamiejohnston.com/bio.html
  2. ^ "25th Annual Young Artist Awards - Winners and Nominations". Young Artist Awards. 2004. Retrieved 2011-07-09.[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "26th Annual Young Artist Awards - Nominations / Special Awards". Young Artist Awards. 2005. Retrieved 2011-07-09.[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ "27th Annual Young Artist Awards - Nominations / Special Awards". Young Artist Awards. 2006. Retrieved 2011-07-09.[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ "28th Annual Young Artist Awards - Nominations / Special Awards". Young Artist Awards. 2007. Retrieved 2011-07-09.[permanent dead link]
  6. ^ "29th Annual Young Artist Awards - Nominations / Special Awards". Young Artist Awards. 2008. Archived from the original on 2008-07-06. Retrieved 2011-07-09.
  7. ^ a b "30th Annual Young Artist Awards - Nominations / Special Awards". Young Artist Awards. 2009. Retrieved 2011-07-09.
  8. ^ "31st Annual Young Artist Awards - Nominations / Special Awards". Young Artist Awards. 2010. Retrieved 2011-07-09.

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