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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 Die Hard (1988), Die Hard 2 (1990) and Ghostbusters (1984). See full bio »

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Known For

Die Hard
Die Hard Sgt. Al Powell
Die Hard 2
Die Hard 2 Al Powell
Ghostbusters Jail Guard
Family Matters
Family Matters Carl Winslow / Big Daddy Urkel


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 2019/I Easter (pre-production)
Alven Powell
 2018 Brooklyn Nine-Nine (TV Series)
Reginald VelJohnson
 2018 The Time Capsule (TV Movie)
Lenny Silver
 2018 Funny Story
 2018 Liberty Crossing (TV Series)
 2017 Ryan Hansen Solves Crimes on Television (TV Series)
Captain Jackson #6
 2017 Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero (TV Series)
Mr. Flanigan / Mr. Flannigan
 2016 Hitting the Breaks (TV Series)
Chauncey Van Delaware
 2016 1st Strike
Judge Morris
 2016 Ray Donovan (TV Series)
Sherman Radley
 2016 Girl Meets World (TV Series)
Officer James
 2016 It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (TV Series)
Judge Melvoy
 2015 The Flight Before Christmas (TV Movie)
 2015 Clipped (TV Series)
 2011-2015 Hart of Dixie (TV Series)
Dash DeWitt
 2014 On Angel's Wings
Coach Carter
 2014 I Didn't Do It (TV Series)
Angel Santos
 2014 12 Dog Days Till Christmas
Art Stephenson
 2014 Strike One
Judge Morris
 2014 The Formula
Professor Millan
 2013 The Neighbors (TV Series)
Father Kersee
 2013 Real Husbands of Hollywood (TV Series)
Reginald VelJohnson
 2010-2013 Mike & Molly (TV Series)
Brother Heywood
 2012-2013 TRON: Uprising (TV Series)
 2012 Brother White
 2012 The Hospital Window (Video short)
 2012 The Mistle-Tones (TV Movie)
Holly's Dad
 2012 Childrens Hospital (TV Series)
Judge Lester Harrison
 2012 General Hospital (TV Series)
Reverend Love
 2012 Air Collision (Video)
Bob Abbot
 2011 Marriage Retreat
Pastor Wexley
 2011 Imagination Movers (TV Series)
 2010/I Penny (Short)
 2010 Glory Daze (TV Series)
Stan Turley
 2010 You Again
Mason Dunlevy
 2010 Meet the Browns (TV Series)
Ernie Wilson
 2010 The Bold and the Beautiful (TV Series)
 2010 Funny or Die Presents... (TV Series)
Cast (Just 3 Boyz)
 2009-2010 I'm in the Band (TV Series)
Principal Strickland
 2010 Jelly
Joe Woods
 2009 The Three Gifts (TV Movie)
Rodney Smith
 2009 Steppin: The Movie
Mr. Shavers
 2008 Chuck (TV Series)
Sgt. Al Powell
 2007 Three Days to Vegas
RJ Jackson (as Reginald Vel Johnson)
 2007 Bones (TV Series)
Dale Owens
 2007 Time Upon a Once (TV Movie)
Blue Husband
 2007 Nerve Endings (TV Short)
 2007 Out at the Wedding
 2006 Hidden Secrets
Norman Wexler
 2006 Monk (TV Series)
 2006 Waitin' to Live
Willard Loggins
 2006 Eve (TV Series)
Rev. Everett
 2005 Ghost Whisperer (TV Series)
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)
 2004 The Big House (TV Series)
The Reverend
 2003 The Parkers (TV Series)
Sterling Oglevee
 2002 Die Hard: Vendetta (Video Game)
Captain Al Powell (voice)
 2002 Will & Grace (TV Series)
Dr. Kaplan
 2002 In-Laws (TV Series)
Chester - The Matress King
 2002 The King (Short)
 2002 Like Mike
Mr. Boyd
 2002 Crossing Jordan (TV Series)
Kirk Holden
 2002 Die Hard: Nakatomi Plaza (Video Game)
Sgt. Al Powell (voice)
 2001 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Dr. Philip Kane
 2001 The Fugitive (TV Series)
Maurice Beaumont
 2000 Twice in a Lifetime (TV Series)
Dr. David Bryant / Gene Fitzsimmons
 2000 Ground Zero
Burt Green
 1999 The Hughleys (TV Series)
Rev. Bennett
 1997-1998 Diagnosis Murder (TV Series)
Dr. Sinclair / Reginald VelJohnson
 1989-1998 Family Matters (TV Series)
Carl Winslow / Big Daddy Urkel
 1996 Limp Fangs (Video)
Reverand Shields
 1996 Deadly Pursuits (TV Movie)
Ed Conroy
 1994 On Our Own (TV Series)
 1994 One of Her Own (TV Movie)
Det. Bob Hymes
 1993-1994 ABC TGIF (TV Series)
Carl Winslow
 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
 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 Die Hard 2
Al Powell
 1990 Jury Duty; The Comedy (TV Movie)
 1989 Turner & Hooch
David Sutton (as Reginald Veljohnson)
 1989 Perfect Strangers (TV Series)
Carl Otis Winslow
 1988 227 (TV Series)
Santa #1
 1985-1988 The Equalizer (TV Series)
Arthur Williams / 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 Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins
Ambulance Driver
 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)
Show Show Writer (2 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (2 credits)
Show Show Producer (1 credit)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Self (17 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (3 credits)

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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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Famous for portraying the role of Carl Winslow on Family Matters (1989) See more »


Frequently plays police officers in movies and on TV



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