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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
(1988)
Die Hard 2
Die Hard 2 Al Powell
(1990)
Ghostbusters
Ghostbusters Jail Guard
(1984)
Family Matters
Family Matters Carl Winslow / Big Daddy Urkel
(1989-1998)

Filmography

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 2018 Brooklyn Nine-Nine (TV Series)
Reginald VelJohnson
- Bachelor/ette Party (2018) ... Reginald VelJohnson
 2018 The Time Capsule (TV Movie)
Lenny Silver
 2018 Funny Story
Hank
 2018 Liberty Crossing (TV Series)
Jack
- Pilot (2018) ... Jack
 2017 Ryan Hansen Solves Crimes on Television (TV Series)
Captain Jackson #6
- Escape Room Escapades (2017) ... Captain Jackson #6
 2017 Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero (TV Series)
Mr. Flanigan / Mr. Flannigan
- My Mischievous Son (2017) ... Mr. Flanigan (voice)
- Ninki Ninja Fight Town/My Mischievous Son (2017) ... Mr. Flannigan (voice)
 2016 Hitting the Breaks (TV Series)
Chauncey Van Delaware
- Home Alone on the Range ... Chauncey Van Delaware
- Such a Dorkus ... Chauncey Van Delaware
- Safe House ... Chauncey Van Delaware
- Invitation to the Dunce ... Chauncey Van Delaware
- Pain in the Butler ... Chauncey Van Delaware
 2016 1st Strike
Judge Morris
 2016 Ray Donovan (TV Series)
Sherman Radley
- Norman Saves the World (2016) ... Sherman Radley
 2016 Girl Meets World (TV Series)
Officer James
- Girl Meets True Maya (2016) ... Officer James
 2016 It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (TV Series)
Judge Melvoy
 2015 The Flight Before Christmas (TV Movie)
Joe
 2015 Clipped (TV Series)
Tommy
- The Gambler (2015) ... Tommy
- Mo's Ma (2015) ... Tommy
- World's Rudest Barbershop (2015) ... Tommy
- Big Gay Wedding (2015) ... Tommy
- Pilot (2015) ... Tommy
 2011-2015 Hart of Dixie (TV Series)
Dash DeWitt
- Bluebell (2015) ... Dash DeWitt
- End of Days (2015) ... Dash DeWitt
- 61 Candles (2015) ... Dash DeWitt
- Alabama Boys (2015) ... Dash DeWitt
- Bar-Be-Q Burritos (2015) ... Dash DeWitt
 2014 On Angel's Wings
Coach Carter
 2014 I Didn't Do It (TV Series)
Angel Santos
- Merry Miss Sis (2014) ... 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
- Supreme Like Me (2013) ... Father Kersee
- Thanksgiving is No Schmuck Bait (2013) ... Father Kersee
- We Jumped the Shark (Tank) (2013) ... Father Kersee
 2013 Real Husbands of Hollywood (TV Series)
Reginald VelJohnson
- Tisha & Duane (2013) ... Reginald VelJohnson
 2010-2013 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)
Able
- 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
Hill
 2012 The Hospital Window (Video short)
Kevin
 2012 The Mistle-Tones (TV Movie)
Holly's Dad
 2012 Childrens Hospital (TV Series)
Judge Lester Harrison
- Childrens Lawspital (2012) ... Judge Lester Harrison
 2012 General Hospital (TV Series)
Reverend Love
- Episode #1.12632 (2012) ... Reverend Love
 2012 Air Collision (Video)
Bob Abbot
 2011 Marriage Retreat
Pastor Wexley
 2011 Imagination Movers (TV Series)
Bernie
- The Idea Cafe (2011) ... Bernie
 2010/I Penny (Short)
Sergio
 2010 Glory Daze (TV Series)
Stan Turley
- Papa Don't Pre-Game (2010) ... Stan Turley
 2010 You Again
Mason Dunlevy
 2010 Meet the Browns (TV Series)
Ernie Wilson
- Meet the Baby Daddy (2010) ... Ernie Wilson
 2010 The Bold and the Beautiful (TV Series)
Ed
- 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)
 2009-2010 I'm in the Band (TV Series)
Principal Strickland
- Got No Class (2010) ... Principal Strickland
- Slap Goes the Weasel (2010) ... Principal Strickland
- Weasels in the House (2009) ... 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
- Chuck Versus Santa Claus (2008) ... Sgt. Al Powell
 2007 Three Days to Vegas
RJ Jackson (as Reginald Vel Johnson)
 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 Nerve Endings (TV Short)
Doctor
 2007 Out at the Wedding
Dexter
 2006 Hidden Secrets
Norman Wexler
 2006 Monk (TV Series)
Todd
- 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 (as Reginald Veljohnson)
 2005 Death to the Supermodels (Video)
Tom
 2005 Suits on the Loose
Brother Reginald Steedman
 2005 Sunday Evening Haircut (Short)
O.C.
 2005 That's So Raven (TV Series)
Ambassador
- 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)
Slutzky
 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 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Dr. Philip Kane
- Gentle, Gentle (2001) ... Dr. Philip Kane
- Face Lift (2001) ... Dr. Philip Kane
 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
 1997-1998 Diagnosis Murder (TV Series)
Dr. Sinclair / Reginald VelJohnson
- The Last Resort (1998) ... Dr. Sinclair (as Reginald Vel Johnson)
- Must Kill TV (1997) ... Reginald VelJohnson (as Reginald Vel Johnson)
 1989-1998 Family Matters (TV Series)
Carl Winslow / Big Daddy Urkel
- Lost in Space: Part 2 (1998) ... Carl Winslow
- Lost in Space: Part 1 (1998) ... Carl Winslow
- Pop Goes the Question (1998) ... Carl Winslow
- Don't Make Me Over (1998) ... Carl Winslow
- Throw Urkel from the Train (1998) ... Carl Winslow
 1996 Limp Fangs (Video)
Reverand Shields
 1996 Deadly Pursuits (TV Movie)
Ed Conroy
 1994 On Our Own (TV Series)
Nick
- All I Want for Christmas (1994) ... Nick
 1994 One of Her Own (TV Movie)
Det. Bob Hymes
 1993-1994 ABC TGIF (TV Series)
Carl Winslow
- Episode dated 6 May 1994 (1994) ... Carl Winslow
- Episode dated 8 October 1993 (1993) ... Carl Winslow
 1993 A Cool Like That Christmas (TV Movie)
Dad (voice)
 1993 Dream On (TV Series)
Santa
- Silent Night, Holy Cow Part II (1993) ... Santa
 1993 Posse
Preston
 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 Die Hard 2
Al Powell
 1990 Jury Duty; The Comedy (TV Movie)
Judge
 1989 Turner & Hooch
David Sutton (as Reginald Veljohnson)
 1989 Perfect Strangers (TV Series)
Carl Otis Winslow
- Crimebusters (1989) ... Carl Otis Winslow
 1988 Quiet Victory: The Charlie Wedemeyer Story (TV Movie)
Assistant Coach - Special Teams
 1988 227 (TV Series)
Santa #1
- The Night They Arrested Santa Claus (1988) ... 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
Licorice
 1986 Doing Life (TV Movie)
Taylor (as Reginald Vel Johnson)
 1986 Crocodile Dundee
Gus
 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)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

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Publicity Listings:

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Alternate Names:

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

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Trivia:

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. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently plays police officers in movies and on TV

Nickname:

Reggie

Star Sign:

Leo

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