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Ariyan A. Johnson

Ariyan A. Johnson was born on April 30, 1971 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for Bulworth (1998), The General's Daughter (1999) and JAG (1995). She is married to Arthel McDaniel. They have two children. See full bio »

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Known For

Bulworth Tanya
JAG Private Michelle Boyer


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 2006 Superman Returns (Video Game)
The Citizens of Metropolis (voice)
 2004 Strong Medicine (TV Series)
- Positive Results (2004)
 2004 JAG (TV Series)
Private Michelle Boyer
- Hard Time (2004) ... Private Michelle Boyer (as Ariyan Johnson)
 2003 Static Shock (TV Series)
Tamara Lawrence
- The Usual Suspect (2003) ... Tamara Lawrence (voice, as Ariyan Johnson)
 2002 For the People (TV Series)
 2000 Something to Sing About (TV Movie)
Praise Dancer
 1999 The General's Daughter
PFC Robbin (as Ariyan Johnson)
 1998 L.A. Doctors (TV Series)
Tiana Edwards
- A Prayer for the Lying (1998) ... Tiana Edwards (as Ariyan Johnson)
 1998 Bulworth
Tanya (as Ariyan Johnson)
 1997-1998 The Steve Harvey Show (TV Series)
- You're Driving Me Crazy (1998) ... Aisha
- Shut Up and Kiss Me (1997) ... Aisha
- I'm Not a Chauvinist, Piggy (1997) ... Aisha
- Steve's Gotta Have It (1997) ... Aisha
 1995 Law & Order (TV Series)
Angela McDermott
- Hot Pursuit (1995) ... Angela McDermott (as Ariyãn Johnson)
 1992 Just Another Girl on the I.R.T.
Chantel Mitchell

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Other Works:

She acted in August Wilson's play, "The Piano Lesson" in a Bonnie Franklin's Classic Contemporary American Play production at the Ford Theatre in Los Angeles, California with Alex Desert, Hill Harper, Alex Morris, Lisa Gay Hamilton, Nathan Hinton, Lou Myers and Alexious Toliver in the cast. Michele Shay was director.

Alternate Names:

Ariyan Johnson | Ariyãn Johnson


Arthel McDaniel  (2 children)

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Attended LaGuardia High School of Performing Arts in New York City.

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