Karl Johnson is a Welsh actor, appearing on stage, film and television. His most notable role to date is the title role in Derek Jarman's 1993 film Wittgenstein.

Karl Johnson is a Welsh actor, appearing on stage, film and television. His most notable role to date is the title role in Derek Jarman's 1993 film Wittgenstein.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 58

Birthday 1948-03-01

Place of Birth Wales, UK

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Also Known As

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

Dream Horse
2018 Peterloo as Lord Sidmouth, the Home Secretary
2018 King Lear as Fool
2017 Kaleidoscope as John
2017 The Death of Stalin as Dr. Lukomsky
2017 Born to Kill (4 episodes) as Mr. Williams
2016 Winter Thaw as Stepanovich
2016 Aberfan: The Green Hollow
2016 The Carer as Joseph
2016 Mum (18 episodes) as Reg
2015 National Theatre Live: Hamlet as Ghost of Hamlet's Father/Gravedigger
2014 Mr. Turner as Mr. Booth
2014 Under Milk Wood as Drowned / Voice
2013 Mr Invisible as The Handler
2013 The Sea as Blunden
2012 Good Vibrations as George Hooley
2011 The Deep Blue Sea as Mr. Miller
2011 The Pier as Larry McCarthy
2011 National Theatre Live: Frankenstein as de Lacey
2010 Third Star as Ticket Seller
2009 Small Island (2 episodes) as Arthur Bligh
2009 Is Anybody There? as Arthur (uncredited)
2009 I Know You Know as Ernie
2008 The Edge of Love as Dai Fred
2008 Lark Rise to Candleford (40 episodes)
2007 Dog Altogether as Jack
2007 Hot Fuzz as PC Bob Walker
2007 Four Last Songs as Erico
2006 Copying Beethoven as Stefan Holtz
2006 The Illusionist as Doctor / Old Man
2005 Rome (0 episodes)
2005 Heidi as Old Man
2005 Frozen as Coastguard Bill
2004 When I'm Sixty-four as Billy
2004 England Expects
2003 New Tricks (1 episode)
2002 Tomorrow La Scala!
2002 What's Your Problem? (1 episode)
2002 Pure as Granddad
1998 Vanity Fair (1 episode)
1998 Love Is the Devil: Study for a Portrait of Francis Bacon as John Deakin
1997 Midsomer Murders (1 episode)
1996 Dalziel and Pascoe (1 episode)
1994 The Lifeboat (9 episodes)
1993 Wittgenstein as Ludwig Wittgenstein
1991 Close My Eyes as Colin
1991 Let Him Have It as Parris
1989 A Tale of Two Cities (2 episodes) as Barsad
1988 The Black and Blue Lamp
1987 A Prayer for the Dying as Fitzgerald
1987 Prick Up Your Ears as Douglas Orton
1984 The Bill (2 episodes)
1982 The Magic Shop
1979 Shoestring (1 episode)
1979 The Tempest as Ariel, an airy spirit
1978 Jubilee as Sphinx
1972 Rainbow (34 episodes) as Himself (singer)
1955 The Sooty Show (1 episode) as Himself

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