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Lamont Johnson (I) (1922–2010)

Lamont Johnson was born on September 30, 1922 in Stockton, California, USA as Ernest Lamont Johnson Jr. He was a director and actor, known for Wallenberg: A Hero's Story (1985), Lincoln (1988) and Profiles in Courage (1964). He was married to Tony Johnson. He died on October 24, 2010 in Monterey, California. See full bio »

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Lincoln Director
(1988)
(1964-1965)
(1972)

Filmography

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 2000 Felicity (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1997 All the Winters That Have Been (TV Movie)
 1996 The Man Next Door (TV Movie)
 1993 The Broken Chain (TV Movie)
 1990 The Kennedys of Massachusetts (TV Mini Series) (3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1990)
- Episode #1.2 (1990)
- Episode #1.1 (1990)
 1988 Lincoln (TV Mini Series) (2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1988)
- Episode #1.1 (1988)
 1986 Unnatural Causes (TV Movie)
 1985 Wallenberg: A Hero's Story (TV Movie)
 1983 Faerie Tale Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1982 Dangerous Company (TV Movie)
 1981 Crisis at Central High (TV Movie)
 1980 Off the Minnesota Strip (TV Movie)
 1980 Paul's Case (TV Movie)
 1977 One on One
 1976 Lipstick
 1975 Fear on Trial (TV Movie)
 1972 That Certain Summer (TV Movie)
 1971 Birdbath (TV Short)
 1971 A Gunfight
 1968-1971 Insight (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Mummy (1968)
 1970 My Sweet Charlie (TV Movie)
 1969 The Bold Ones: The Protectors (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Deadlock (1969)
 1968-1969 The Name of the Game (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- The White Birch (1968)
- Witness (1968)
 1968 Judd for the Defense (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1968 European Eye (TV Movie)
 1968 Call to Danger (TV Movie)
 1968 Premiere (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Call to Danger (1968)
 1968 Kona Coast
 1968 The Danny Thomas Hour (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1967 Cimarron Strip (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Roarer (1967)
 1967 Coronet Blue (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Assassins (1967)
 1967 NBC Experiment in Television (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Losers Weepers (1967)
 1966 Preview Tonight (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Roaring Camp (1966)
 1965 The Trials of O'Brien (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1964-1965 Profiles in Courage (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Grover Cleveland (1965)
 1962-1964 The Doctors and the Nurses (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Hildie (1964)
- Frieda (1962)
 1964 The Defenders (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Sixth Alarm (1964)
 1964 Destry (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1964 The Great Adventure (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1963-1964 The Richard Boone Show (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- The Mafia Man (1964)
- Big Mitch (1963)
 1961-1963 The Twilight Zone (TV Series) (8 episodes)
- Hocus-Pocus and Frisby (1962) ... (directed by)
- Four O'Clock (1962) ... (directed by)
- Kick the Can (1962) ... (directed by)
- One More Pallbearer (1962) ... (directed by)
 1961-1963 Dr. Kildare (TV Series) (8 episodes)
- The Legacy (1962)
- The Burning Sky (1962)
- Solomon's Choice (1962)
 1962 It's a Man's World (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1962 Sam Benedict (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1961 Bus Stop (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1961 Cain's Hundred (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1960-1961 Angel (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- The Wedding (1961)
- The Museum (1960)
- The Maid (1960)
- The French Touch (1960)
 1960-1961 The Law and Mr. Jones (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- The Broken Hand (1961)
- Mea Culpa (1961)
 1961 The Americans (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Inquisitors (1961)
- The Gun (1961)
 1961 Play of the Week (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1961 The DuPont Show with June Allyson (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1959-1961 The Rifleman (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Long Trek (1961)
- The Hawk (1959)
 1961 The Detectives (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1960 Naked City (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Human Trap (1960)
 1960 Riverboat (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1958-1960 Peter Gunn (TV Series) (14 episodes)
- Send a Thief (1960)
- The Dummy (1960)
 1960 Zane Grey Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Deception (1960)
 1959-1960 Mr. Lucky (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Hair of the Dog (1960)
- The Parolee (1960)
- Hijacked (1959)
 1960 Goodyear Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1959 Five Fingers (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Thin Ice (1959)
- The Assassin (1959)
- The Unknown Town (1959)
 1959 Johnny Ringo (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Accused (1959)
 1959 Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1958-1959 Have Gun - Will Travel (TV Series) (10 episodes)
- The Chase (1959)
- Young Gun (1958)
- Deliver the Body (1958)
 1958-1959 Steve Canyon (TV Series) (10 episodes)
- Room 313 (1959)
- Strike Force (1959)
- Iron Curtain (1959)
- Blackmail (1959)
- The Robbery (1959)
 1959 Richard Diamond, Private Detective (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Crown of Silla (1959)
 1958 Decision (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Virginian (1958)
 1958 Studio One (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Strong Man (1958)
 1955-1958 Matinee Theatre (TV Series) (24 episodes)
- The Europeans (1958)
- A Cloud for Jeni (1957)
- Green Shores (1957)
- The Last Stop (1957)
- The Tone of Time (1957)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(1952-53) Radio: Appeared (as "Tarzan") in the series "Tarzan, Lord of the Jungle" on the CBS Radio Network. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 1 Article | See more »

Spouse:

Tony Johnson  (her death)  (3 children)
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Personal Quote:

Projects about human problems, about the testing of the human experience, about the pressures which exist upon human beings in a difficult world, are what really involve me. The traps people get into and have to battle out of are the elements of drama with which I like to deal. See more »

Trivia:

Attended UCLA. See more »

Nickname:

Monty

Star Sign:

Libra

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