Corey Johnson (born May 17, 1961) is an American character actor largely active in the UK, best known for his supporting roles in Hellboy, Kingsman: The Secret Service, Captain Philips, The Bourne Ultimatum, Kick-Ass, Ex Machina, the Spooks episode "The Special" and the Doctor Who episode "Dalek".
Personal life Edit
Johnson was born John Johnson in New Orleans, Louisiana. He was one of five children, having two brothers and two sisters. One of his brothers is a sports talk radio personality in New Orleans. He trained professionally at London's Central School of Speech and Drama where he met actress Lucy Cohu. The two married but they later divorced.
His films include Out for a Kill, The Contract, The Bourne Ultimatum, The Bourne Legacy, Saving Private Ryan, Guillermo del Toro's adaptation of Hellboy, the 2005 Ray Bradbury film A Sound of Thunder, and Harrison's Flowers. He also appeared in the award-winning mini series by HBO; Band of Brothers. Johnson had a breakout year in 1999, first playing the wiseguy American tomb-raider Daniels in The Mummy, then the bungling, dim-witted assassin Bruno Decker in Do Not Disturb opposite William Hurt and Michael Chiklis.
Johnson appeared as smug business tycoon Henry van Statten in "Dalek", an episode of the 2005 revival of Doctor Who. Other TV guest spots include Spooks, Foyle's War, Celeb and Nash Bridges. He played the role of Louis Nacke II, a passenger, in United 93. In April 2007 Johnson made his Broadway debut as Nixon's Chief of Staff Jack Brennan in Frost/Nixon.
While appearing on Broadway, Johnson also filmed The Caller starring Elliott Gould and Frank Langella.
In 2004, Johnson was nominated for a Best Actor award at the British TMAs for his portrayal of Eddie Carbone in Arthur Miller's A View from the Bridge. He has also provided voice acting for several video gamesincluding the video game tie-in with the movie Reign of Fire and Constantine.
Johnson then played The Judge/Saint Peter in The Last Days of Judas Iscariot at the Almeida Theatre in London.
Until 19 September 2014, Johnson played Mitch in Benedict Andrews´ revival of Tennessee Williams´ A Streetcar Named Desire at the Young Vic theatre in London alongside Gillian Anderson and Ben Foster. Johnson´s performance was described as "lovely" and "measured" by The Evening Standard´s theatre critic and the overall production also received considerable critical acclaim. In 2015, he played a helicopter pilot in the science fiction film Ex Machina, starring Alicia Vikander, Domhnall Gleeson and Oscar Isaac.
|1993||The Innocent||Lou||Film Debut|
|1994||Under the Hammer||Peter Pollack||Television|
|1995||Casualty||Ice Hockey Coach Jackson||Television|
|1996||Bud Tucker in Double Trouble||Various||Video Game (Voice Only)|
|1996||Over Here||Webster||TV Movie|
|1997||Realms of the Haunting||Additional Characters||Video Game (Voice Only)|
|1997||Broken Sword II: The Smoking Mirror||Various||Video Game (Voice Only) - As John Johnson|
|1997||Kavanagh QC||Eugene Styles||TV|
|1998||Saving Private Ryan||Radioman|
|1999||Shadow Man||Marco Cruz/Milton T. Pike||Video Games (Voice Only)|
|1999||Do Not Disturb||Bruno Decker|
|2000||Harrison's Flowers||Peter Francis|
|2001||Nash Bridges||Edward Bender||Television|
|2001||Last Run||Jon Neely|
|2001||Shadow Man: 2econd Coming||Thomas Deacon/Gabe/Various||Video Game (Voice)|
|2001||Band of Brothers||Major Louis Kent||Television|
|2005||A Sound of Thunder (film)||Christian Middleton||Film|
|2005||Doctor Who||Henry van Statten||Television|
|2006||United 93||Louis J. Nacke II||Film|
|2007||The Bourne Ultimatum||Ray Wills||Film|
|2009||The Fourth Kind||Tommy Fisher||Film|
|2009||The Last Days of Lehman Brothers||Richard "Dick" Fuld||BBC television film|
|2009||Universal Soldier: Regeneration||Colonel John Coby||Film|
|2011||Beaver Falls||Rick Traviata||Television|
|2011||X-Men: First Class||Chief Warden||Film|
|2011||Comedy Showcase||Rex Masters||Television|
|2012||The Bourne Legacy||Ray Wills||Film|
|2013||Captain Phillips||Ken Quinn||Film|
|2013||How I Live Now||Consular Official||Film|
|2014||24: Live Another Day||Admiral||Television|
|2015||Kingsman: The Secret Service||Church Leader||Film|