Biography

British supporting and sometimes lead actor Richard Johnson studied acting at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art as a teen, gained experience in John Gielgud's repertory company, and served in the British Royal Navy during WWII before becoming a professional actor. Dark and handsome, Johnson found steady employment on-stage, in films, and on television in the U.K. and the U.S. He often works with the Royal Shakespeare Company. ~ Sandra Brennan, Rovi