Adam Johnson is an American actor, comedian, and art director. He is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Johnson was born on May 12, 1973, in Santa Monica, California. As a child, he went with his hair-stylist and makeup-artist mother (Charlene Johnson) to television and movie sets, including Mork and Mindy and Newsies. He and his brothers were extras in Newsies. Johnson’s father, Bob, moved the family to Midway, Utah, in 1985, where he bought an old flourmill and turned it into a family home and eventually into an award-winning bed and breakfast.
Johnson went to Los Angeles to become a stand-up comic and ended up in movies and television as well. His first movie role was in the 1998 Sandman. His other film and television credits include Orcs!, One Good Man, The R.M., C.S.I., Dexter, Beautiful People, Singles Ward, Charly, Law and Order, Frozen, The Maze, Dawn of the Dragonslayer, Dragon Warriors, Vamp U, Veronica Mars, and La Magique Noire.
Johnson was one of the five Latter-day Saint comedians in the direct-to-video live comedy concert, “It’s Latter-day Night.” He is part of the L.A.-based improv comedy group “The Society.”