Life and career
Born on August 29, 1977 in Stoneham, Massachusetts, Johnson had a supporting role as a young agent in XXX: State of the Union. Johnson also played the lead in Three Blind Mice and Daydream Believer. His other film credits include Straight-Jacket, Cursed and Fifty Pills (on which he was also executive producer). He then starred in Lifetime series Against The Wall as Danny Mitchell, an old friend of Abby Kowalski.
Johnson has made also guest appearances in several television series. Recently, he appeared in JAG. His other television credits include Desperate Housewives, NCIS, CSI, Miss Match and The Vampire Diaries. He also played one of the lead roles, Vince, in the UPN series South Beach. He also made an appearance in the 2011 video game L.A. Noire as Grosvenor McCaffrey, a main suspect in the case "The Studio Secretary Murder".
Johnson starred in the Lifetime drama series Against the Wall in 2011. In 2013 he was cast in ABC primetime soap opera Betrayal opposite Hannah Ware.
|2002||JAG||Seaman Todd Raff||Episode: "Hero Worship"|
|2002||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Chuck Darwell||Episode: "Let the Seller Beware"|
|2003||Miss Match||Daniel||Episode: "Matchmaker, Matchmaker"|
|2003||What I Like About You||Episode: "The Cheerleading Incident"|
|2004||Run of the House||Greg Sarko||Episode: "Forbidden Fruit"|
|2004||NCIS||P.O. James Morgan||Episode: "The Truth Is Out There"|
|2004||Three Blind Mice||Mason||Short film|
|2004||Desperate Housewives||Harlan Copp||Episode: "Running to Stand Still"|
|2005||JAG||Marine Private First Class Hoke Smith||Episode: "Death at the Mosque"|
|2005||Daydream Believer||Eddie||Short film|
|2005||xXx: State of the Union||Young Agent|
|2006||She Said/He Said||TV pilot|
|2006||South Beach||Vincent||Series regular, 8 episodes|
|2007||Without a Trace||Jimmy Fowler||Episode: "Crash and Burn"|
|2007||Shark||Brandon Cole||Episode: "Fall from Grace"|
|2008||The More Things Change||Rick Jordon||TV pilot|
|2009||Behind Enemy Lines: Colombia||PO3 Steve Gaines|
|2009||The Vampire Diaries||Logan Fell||5 episodes|
|2010||Five Star Day||Aaron Greenfield|
|2010||The Good Guys||Kyle||Episode: "The Whistleblower"|
|2010||1000 Ways to Die||Hank||Episode: "Dying to Tell the Story"|
|2011||Against the Wall||Danny Mitchell||Series regular, 13 episodes|
|2012||The Finder||Marty Nix||Episode: "Swing and a Miss"|
|2013||Body of Proof||Alex Jacks||Episode: "Dark City"|
|2013||Under the Dome||Thug||Episodes: "Exigent Circumstances" and "Curtains"|
|2013-2014||Betrayal||Drew Stafford||Series regular, 13 episodes|
|2014||Chicago Fire||Harrison||Episodes: "Apologies Are Dangerous" and "The Nuclear Option"|
|2015||Runner||Josh Marks||TV Movie|
|2016||Rosewood||Calvin Spitz / Carter Dobbs||Episode: "Wooberite & the Women of Rosewood"|
|2016||47 Meters Down||Javier|
|2016||Chicago Med||Doug Kline||Episodes: "Brother's Keeper" and "Alternative Medicine"|
- He married Amy Laughlin in 2007.
- Added "J.", derived from his second name 'James', to his professional name, in order to be distinguished by other professionals.