He acted in John Webster's play, "The Duchess of Malfi," at the Theatre Royal Haymarket in London, England with John Gielgud, Peggy Ashcroft, Leon Quartermaine, Leslie Banks, Max Adrian, Cecil Trouncer, Miles Malleson, John Blatchley, and Marian Spencer in the cast. George Rylands was director.
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Did You Know?
According to several sources, Johnson was at least considered for the part of "James Bond" in Dr. No
(1962). Some say he was actually offered the part but turned it down because he did not want to sign a multi-picture contract. Nonetheless, he did play a very Bondian version of British detective "Bulldog Drummond" in two late sixties films, Deadlier Than the Male
(1967) and Some Girls Do