Joshua Caleb Johnson

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Joshua Caleb Johnson is an actor based out of Los Angeles, CA. He was born in Decatur, GA and moved to L.A. at 3 months of age. Joshua is best know for his role as Onion aka Henry Shackleford in Showtime's limited series "The Good Lord Bird", starring opposite Ethan Hawke. Joshua has received a Critics Choice Award nomination for best supporting ... See full bio »

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The Good Lord Bird Henry 'Onion' Shackleford
Black-ish Jalen
Madden NFL 18: Longshot Young Devin Wade
Snowfall Dwayne Baxter


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 2021 Women of the Movement (TV Series) (post-production)
Wheeler Parker Jr
- Episode #1.2 (2021) ... Wheeler Parker Jr
 2021 Bingo Hell (post-production)
 2021 Snowfall (TV Series)
Dwayne Baxter
- Through a Glass, Darkly (2021) ... Dwayne Baxter
- Expansion (2021) ... Dwayne Baxter
- Weight (2021) ... Dwayne Baxter
 2020 The Night They Came (Short)
 2020 The Good Lord Bird (TV Mini Series)
Henry 'Onion' Shackleford
- Last Words (2020) ... Henry 'Onion' Shackleford
- Jesus Is Walkin' (2020) ... Henry 'Onion' Shackleford
- Hiving the Bees (2020) ... Henry 'Onion' Shackleford
- Smells Like Bear (2020) ... Henry 'Onion' Shackleford
- Mister Fred (2020) ... Henry 'Onion' Shackleford
 2019 Dark Chocolate (Video short)
Tony Adams (as Joshua Johnson-Lionel)
 2019 The Lost Sword (Short)
Stevie (Kid 1) (as Joshua Johnson-Lionel)
 2019 Black-ish (TV Series)
- FriDre Night Lights (2019) ... Jalen (as Joshua Johnson-Lionel)
- Under the Influence (2019) ... Jalen (as Joshua Johnson-Lionel)
 2017 Ray Meets Helen
Andre (as Joshua Johnson-Lionel)
 2017 Madden NFL 18: Longshot (Video Game)
Young Devin Wade (as Joshua Johnson-Lionel)
 2017 It's Just a Gun (Short)
Gabe (as Joshua Johnson-Lionel)
 2016 Animal Kingdom (TV Series)
Jack / Jack Emery
- Child Care (2016) ... Jack (as Joshua Johnson-Lionel)
- Flesh Is Weak (2016) ... Jack Emery (as Joshua Johnson-Lionel)
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 2020 Made in Hollywood (TV Series)
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 2020 Entertainment Tonight (TV Series)
- Episode #40.24 (2020) ... Self

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Joshua Johnson-Lionel


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