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Reginald VelJohnson

Reginald VelJohnson was born on August 16, 1952 in Queens, New York, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Family Matters (1989), Die Hard (1988) and Die Hard 2 (1990). See full bio »
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 2014 12 Dog Days Till Christmas (completed)
Art Stephenson
 2013 Real Husbands of Hollywood (TV Series)
Reginald VelJohnson
- Tisha & Duane (2013) ... Reginald VelJohnson
 2011-2013 Mike & Molly (TV Series)
Brother Heywood
- Carl Gets a Roommate (2013) ... Brother Heywood
- The Wedding (2012) ... Brother Heywood
- The Rehearsal (2012) ... Brother Heywood
- Molly Can't Lie (2012) ... Brother Heywood
- Victoria's Birthday (2011) ... Brother Heywood
 2012-2013 TRON: Uprising (TV Series)
- No Bounds (2013) ... Able (voice)
- Rendezvous (2013) ... Able (voice)
- Grounded (2012) ... Able (voice)
- The Stranger (2012) ... Able (voice)
- We Both Know How This Ends (2012) ... Able (voice)
 2012 Brother White
 2012 The Mistle-Tones (TV Movie)
Holly's Dad
 2012 General Hospital (TV Series)
Reverend Love
- Episode #1.12632 (2012) ... Reverend Love
 2012 Air Collision (Video)
Bob Abbot
 2012 The Hospital Window (Video short)
 2011 Imagination Movers (TV Series)
- The Idea Cafe (2011) ... Bernie
 2010/I Penny (Short)
 2010 Glory Daze (TV Series)
Stan Turley
- Papa Don't Pre-Game (2010) ... Stan Turley
 2010 Meet the Browns (TV Series)
Ernie Wilson
- Meet the Baby Daddy (2010) ... Ernie Wilson
 2010 The Bold and the Beautiful (TV Series)
- Episode #1.5872 (2010) ... Ed
- Episode #1.5869 (2010) ... Ed
 2010 Funny or Die Presents... (TV Series)
Cast (Just 3 Boyz)
- Episode #1.10 (2010) ... Cast (Just 3 Boyz)
 2010 Jelly
Joe Woods
 2009 The Three Gifts (TV Movie)
 2009 Steppin: The Movie
Mr. Shavers
 2007 Bones (TV Series)
Dale Owens
- The Santa in the Slush (2007) ... Dale Owens (as Reginald Vel Johnson)
 2007 Time Upon a Once (TV Movie)
Blue Husband
 2007 Out at the Wedding
 2007 Nerve Endings (TV Short)
 2007 Three Days to Vegas
RJ Jackson (as Reginald Vel Johnson)
 2006 Hidden Secrets
Norman Wexler
 2006 Monk (TV Series)
- Mr. Monk and the Class Reunion (2006) ... Todd (as Reginald Veljohnson)
 2006 Waitin' to Live
Willard Loggins
 2006 Eve (TV Series)
Rev. Everett
- Oh, Brother (2006) ... Rev. Everett
 2005 Ghost Whisperer (TV Series)
Danny Small
- Undead Comic (2005) ... Danny Small
 2005 Death to the Supermodels (Video)
 2005 Suits on the Loose
Brother Reginald Steedman
 2005 Sunday Evening Haircut (Short)
 2005 That's So Raven (TV Series)
- The Royal Treatment (2005) ... Ambassador
 2004 The Big House (TV Series)
The Reverend
- Almost Touched by an Angel (2004) ... The Reverend
 2003 The Parkers (TV Series)
Sterling Oglevee
- A Sterling Relationship (2003) ... Sterling Oglevee
 2002 Die Hard: Vendetta (Video Game)
Captain Al Powell (voice)
 2002 Will & Grace (TV Series)
Dr. Kaplan
- It's the Gay Pumpkin, Charlie Brown (2002) ... Dr. Kaplan
 2002 In-Laws (TV Series)
Chester - the Matress King
- The Mattress Kings (2002) ... Chester - the Matress King
 2002 The King (Short)
 2002 Like Mike
Mr. Boyd
 2002 Crossing Jordan (TV Series)
Kirk Holden
- Someone to Count On (2002) ... Kirk Holden
 2002 Die Hard: Nakatomi Plaza (Video Game)
Sgt. Al Powell (voice)
 2001 The Fugitive (TV Series)
Maurice Beaumont
- Lagniappe (2001) ... Maurice Beaumont
 2000 Twice in a Lifetime (TV Series)
Dr. David Bryant / Gene Fitzsimmons
- Whistle Blower (2000) ... Dr. David Bryant / Gene Fitzsimmons
 2000 Ground Zero
Burt Green
 1999 The Hughleys (TV Series)
Rev. Bennett
- Daddy's Going to Hell (1999) ... Rev. Bennett
 1998 Diagnosis Murder (TV Series)
Dr. Sinclair
- The Last Resort (1998) ... Dr. Sinclair (as Reginald Vel Johnson)
 1996 Deadly Pursuits (TV Movie)
Ed Conroy
 1996 Limp Fangs (Video)
Reverand Shields
 1994 On Our Own (TV Series)
- All I Want for Christmas (1994) ... Nick
 1994 One of Her Own (TV Movie)
Det. Bob Hymes
 1993 A Cool Like That Christmas (TV Movie)
Dad (voice)
 1993 Dream On (TV Series)
 1993 Posse
 1993 Full Contact
Fighter #2 (as Reginald Johnson)
 1992 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)
Mercedes' Husband
- Werewolf Concerto (1992) ... Mercedes' Husband
 1992 Grass Roots (TV Movie)
Mickey Henderson
 1991 A Fond Little Memory (Short)
 1991 The ABC Saturday Morning Preivew (TV Movie)
Carl Winslow
 1990 The Bride in Black (TV Movie)
Barry Gates
 1990 The Great American Sex Scandal (TV Movie)
 1990 ABC TGIF (TV Series)
 1989 Turner & Hooch
Det. David Sutton (as Reginald Veljohnson)
 1988 227 (TV Series)
Santa #1
 1985-1988 The Equalizer (TV Series)
Arthur Williams / Harmon Hunter
- Sea of Fire (1988) ... Arthur Williams
- Lady Cop (1985) ... Harmon Hunter
 1988 Die Hard
Sgt. Al Powell (as Reginald Veljohnson)
 1987 Plain Clothes
Captain Graff
 1987 Magic Sticks
 1986 Doing Life (TV Movie)
Taylor (as Reginald Vel Johnson)
 1986 Crocodile Dundee
 1985 Kojak: The Belarus File (TV Movie)
Policeman at Court (uncredited)
 1984 Ghostbusters
Jail Guard (as Reggie Vel Johnson)
 1981 Wolfen
Morgue Attendant (as Reginald Vel Johnson)
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Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Producer (1 credit)
Show Show Self (16 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)

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Other Works:

Comedy Central skit entitled "Budget Battle V, It's Over When I Say It's Over" parodying his character from Die Hard (1988) talking with a Bruce Willis lookalike about the Representative Paul Ryan and Senator Patty Murray budget deal. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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Alternate Names:

Reggie Vel Johnson | Reginald Vel Johnson | Reginald Johnson | Reginald Veljohnson


5' 8" (1.73 m)

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Enjoys singing and dancing in his free time. See more »


Frequently plays police officers in movies and on TV



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