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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 16 August 1952Queens, New York, USA
Nickname Reggie
Height 5' 8" (1.73 m)

Mini Bio (1)

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).

Trade Mark (1)

Frequently plays police officers in movies and on TV

Trivia (7)

Famous for portraying the role of Carl Winslow on Family Matters (1989)
Enjoys singing and dancing in his free time.
Avid Marathon Runner.
Was high school classmates with porn star Ron Jeremy and former CIA director George Tenet.
Playing opposite Angela Bassett and Courtney B Vance in the Guthrie Theater's stage version of His Girl Friday in Minneapolis, MN. [July 2005]
Often confused with the late James Avery because of their similar roles on their sitcoms, voice, manner and body structure. Avery once made a walk-on appearance at the end of one episode of Family Matters (1989).
Frequently plays characters in law enforcement. In Family Matters, Ghostbusters, Die Hard, Die Hard 2, and Turner & Hooch he played a cop, he also returned to the role of Officer Al Powell in 2 Die Hard video games.

Salary (1)

Die Hard (1988) $100,000

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