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Lamont Johnson

Lamont Johnson

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.

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  • BIRTH 30/09/1922
  • DEATH 24/10/2010
  • Country United States
  • SHOWS 3
  • MOVIES 3
  • DIRECTOR 21

Shows (3)

The Big Valley
The Big Valley
Anson Cross
Gunsmoke
Gunsmoke
Stoner
Hallmark Hall Of Fame
Hallmark Hall Of Fame
Damon / Ishmael / John Hull / Paul / Son

Movies (3)

Moby Dick
Moby Dick
Ishmael
Retreat, Hell!
Retreat, Hell!
Capt. "Tink" O'Grady
Jack and the Beanstalk
Jack and the Beanstalk
Spot, the Cow (voice)

Director (21)

The Twilight Zone
The Twilight Zone
(8 episodes)
Felicity
Felicity
(1 episode)
A Gunfight
A Gunfight
Dr. Kildare
Dr. Kildare
(6 episodes)
The Last American Hero
The Last American Hero
The Broken Chain
The Broken Chain
The Name of the Game
The Name of the Game
(3 episodes)
Cimarron Strip
Cimarron Strip
(1 episode)
The Americans
The Americans
(1 episode)
The Danny Thomas Hour
The Danny Thomas Hour
(1 episode)
The Defenders
The Defenders
(1 episode)
Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone
Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone
Wallenberg: A Hero's Story
Wallenberg: A Hero's Story
The Execution of Private Slovik
The Execution of Private Slovik
That Certain Summer
That Certain Summer
All the Winters that Have Been
All the Winters that Have Been
Jane Eyre
Jane Eyre
Cattle Annie and Little Britches
Cattle Annie and Little Britches
Unnatural Causes
Unnatural Causes
The Groundstar Conspiracy
The Groundstar Conspiracy
Jack and the Beanstalk
Jack and the Beanstalk