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Marques Johnson

Marques Johnson was born on February 8, 1956 in Nachitoches, Louisiana as Marques Kevin Johnson. He is an actor and producer, known for White Men Can't Jump (1992), Dark City (1998) and The Gambler (2014). See full bio »
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 2012 The Senator (Short) (completed)
The Senator
 2014 Castle (TV Series)
Clay Biggs
- Last Action Hero (2014) ... Clay Biggs
 2014/III The Gambler
Game Color Man
 2008 Boston Legal (TV Series)
Jury Foreman / Foreman
- Last Call (2008) ... Jury Foreman (uncredited)
- Roe (2008) ... Foreman
 2008 Green Flash (Video)
 2008 Moonlight (TV Series)
- The Mortal Cure (2008) ... Minister
 2007 State of Mind (TV Series)
Police Officer
- Passion Fishing (2007) ... Police Officer
 2001 NBA Inside Drive 2002 (Video Game)
Commentary #2 (voice)
 2000 Sunset Strip
Toussaint (as Marcus Johnson)
 1999 Love and Action in Chicago
The Flower Messenger (as Marcus Johnson)
 1998 Caught Up
Strap (as Marcus Johnson)
 1998 Dark City
Station Master (as Marcus Johnson)
 1997 Dangerous Minds (TV Series)
- Three Guns (1997) ... Tony (as Marcus Johnson)
 1995 Forget Paris
Marques Johnson
 1994 Speechless
 1994 The Second Half (TV Series)
- Far and Awry (1994) ... Thornton
 1994 Blue Chips
 1993 Baywatch (TV Series)
Carl Shepard
- The Child Inside (1993) ... Carl Shepard
 1993 The Sinbad Show (TV Series)
Nelson Robinson
- I Coulda' Been the Man (1993) ... Nelson Robinson
 1993 Hangin' with Mr. Cooper (TV Series)
- A Moving Experience (1993) ... Charles
 1992 White Men Can't Jump
 1991 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Dan Lipscomb, Hollywood Hoopsters General Manager
- Badfellas (1991) ... Dan Lipscomb, Hollywood Hoopsters General Manager
 1991 Palace Guard (TV Series)
- Eye of Newt (1991)
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Show Show Self (7 credits)

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Other Works:

Print ads for Jockey brand underwear (1978).

Alternate Names:

Marcus Johnson


6' 7" (2.01 m)

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Personal Quote:

On Coach John Wooden's Pyramid of Success philosophy: At the time it was like, Pyramid Shmyramid, Where's the party at? Where are the girls at? I didn't want to hear anything about principles and living a life of integrity at that time. But as you get older, and you have kids, and you try to pass on life lessons, now it becomes a great learning tool.


Named to All-NBA First Team for 1978-1979 season for averaging 25.6 points, 7.6 rebounds, 3 assists, 1.5 steals and 1.2 blocks per game. See more »

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