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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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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Lamont Johnson, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 77

Birthday 2018-05-01

Day of Death 2010-10-24

Place of Birth Stockton, California, USA

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Directing TV ShowsMovies

1998 Felicity(1 episode)Director
1993 The Broken ChainDirector
1992 Crash Landing: The Rescue of Flight 232Director
1990 Voices Within: The Lives of Truddi ChaseDirector
1990 The Kennedys of Massachusetts(3 episodes)Director
1986 Unnatural CausesDirector
1985 Wallenberg: A Hero's StoryDirector
1984 Ernie Kovacs: Between the LaughterDirector
1983 Jack and the BeanstalkDirector
1983 Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden ZoneDirector
1982 Dangerous CompanyDirector
1981 Escape From Iran: The Canadian CaperDirector
1981 Cattle Annie and Little BritchesDirector
1981 Crisis at Central HighDirector
1980 Off the Minnesota StripDirector
1980 Paul's CaseDirector
1978 Somebody Killed Her HusbandDirector
1977 One on OneDirector
1976 LipstickDirector
1975 Fear on TrialDirector
1974 Visit to a Chief's SonDirector
1974 The Execution of Private SlovikDirector
1973 The Last American HeroDirector
1972 That Certain SummerDirector
1972 You'll Like My MotherDirector
1972 The Groundstar ConspiracyDirector
1971 A GunfightDirector
1970 The McKenzie BreakDirector
1970 My Sweet CharlieDirector
1969 DeadlockDirector
1968 The Name of the Game(2 episodes)Director
1968 Premiere(1 episode)Director
1968 Kona CoastDirector
1967 The RoarerDirector
1967 The Danny Thomas Hour(1 episode)Director
1967 Judd for the Defense(2 episodes)Director
1967 Cimarron Strip(1 episode)Director
1967 Coronet Blue(1 episode)Director
1967 A Covenant with DeathDirector
1965 The Nurses(12 episodes)Director
1964 Profiles in Courage(2 episodes)Director
1964 Slattery's People(2 episodes)Director
1963 The Richard Boone Show(4 episodes)Director
1962 Sam Benedict(1 episode)Director
1961 Bus Stop(1 episode)Director
1961 Dr. Kildare(6 episodes)Director
1961 Cain's Hundred(1 episode)Director
1961 The Defenders(1 episode)Director
1961 The Americans(1 episode)Director
1960 The Law and Mr. Jones(1 episode)Director
1960 Angel(1 episode)Director
1959 Mr. Lucky(4 episodes)Director
1959 Five Fingers(4 episodes)Director
1959 The Twilight Zone(9 episodes)Director
1959 Johnny Ringo(1 episode)Director
1958 The Rifleman(2 episodes)Director
1958 Naked City(2 episodes)Director
1958 Peter Gunn(14 episodes)Director
1957 Have Gun – Will Travel(11 episodes)Director
1957 Richard Diamond, Private Detective(1 episode)Director
1957 Jane EyreDirector
1955 Matinee Theater(21 episodes)Director

Acting

1977 One on One as Barry Brunz
1966 Felony Squad(1 episode)
1966 Blue Light(1 episode)
1965 The Big Valley(1 episode)
1964 Profiles in Courage(1 episode)
1960 Angel(1 episode)
1957 The Brothers Rico as Peter Malaks
1956 Please Murder Me as Carl Holt
1955 Matinee Theater(4 episodes)
1955 Gunsmoke(1 episode)
1955 The Millionaire(1 episode)
1954 Climax!(1 episode)
1954 The Human Jungle as Det. Lannigan (Geddes' partner)
1954 The Lone Wolf(1 episode)
1953 Letter to Loretta(1 episode)
1952 Cavalcade of America(4 episodes)
1952 Sally and Saint Anne as Willie O'Moyne
1951 Hallmark Hall of Fame(5 episodes)
1951 Schlitz Playhouse of Stars(1 episode)

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