Mini Bio (1)
Johnny Sanchez is a Brooklyn born actor who graduated from Performing Arts High School (aka La Guardia H.S.) in New York City. After his graduation, Johnny moved to Los Angeles, California where he appeared in several films and TV productions, thus allowing him to expand his body of work and garner more experience.
After several years in Los Angeles, Johnny returned to New York to train intensively with acclaimed acting teacher William Esper. At the same time, he reconnected with his NYC peers and joined the acclaimed LAByrinth Theater Company. Johnny appeared on stage in several of LAByrinth's productions including Paul Calderon's 'Divine Horsemen', David Zaya's '10-13', Stephen-Adly Guirgis's 'Race, Religion and Politics' and Erin Cressida Wilson's 'Trail of Her Inner Thigh' directed by John Gould-Rubin. Johnny was a member of LAByrinth Theater Company for twelve years and still considers LAByrinth a family.
In 2002 Johnny took his first step into producing and developing films. His first film, as a Co-Producer, was 'Find Me Guilty' directed by Sidney Lumet and starring Vin Diesel, Linus Roache, Peter Dinklage, Annabella Sciorra, Alex Rocco and Ron Silver. 'Find Me Guilty' was released to high critical acclaim.
Johnny also Co-Produced the film 'Even Money' starring Forest Whittaker, Kim Bassinger, Danny Devito, Ray Liotta and directed by Mark Rydell (Academy Award Nominee)
Johnny then decided to venture into writing and he co-wrote 'A through M', a political short film, which he produced in conjunction with the American Film Institute's Directing Workshop for Women. 'A through M' was directed by Heidi Miami Marshall, played at over 20 film festivals worldwide and won many numerous awards. Johnny also appears in the film as the character of Garcia.
As an actor, writer and a producer Johnny is able to create the stories he believes in. Filmmaking allows Johnny to not only be an artist but to also be a fan and student of storytelling.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: By: Anonymous