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Eric Johnson

Full / Real Name: Eric Johann Johnson
Born: 07 August 1979 (41 years old)
Gender: Male

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Eric Johnson is a Canadian actor best known for his role as Whitney Fordman on the television series Smallville (2001-2004), and as the title character in the 2007 television series remake of the science fiction classic Flash Gordon.

Johnson left the cast of Smallville after the first season but resurfaced in guest appearances during seasons two (playing a shapeshifter masquerading as Whitney) and four (in a flashback).

Johnson's most high-profile role to American audiences before Smallville was playing "Teen Tristan" in Legends of the Fall. Brad Pitt played the same character as an adult.

In Canada, Johnson was the lead in an award-winning made-for-TV movie entitled Scorn (2000).

Johnson has made guest appearances on the television series The Ray Bradbury Theater (his screen debut in 1992), Night Man, MythQuest, The Collector, Criminal Minds, The Dead Zone, Ghost Whisperer and The Unit.

He has appeared in the following made-for-TV movies to date:

Oklahoma City: A Survivor's Story (1998)
Atomic Train (1999)
Scorn (2000)
Children of Fortune (2000)
Bang, Bang, You're Dead (2002)
Hollywood Wives: The New Generation (2003)
A Friend of the Family (2004)
Anonymous Rex (2004)
Falcon Beach (2005)
Marker (2005)

He has had film roles in, amongst others, Heart of the Sun (1998), Texas Rangers (2001), Stealing Sinatra (2003), Blinded (2004), The Work And The Glory trilogy (2004-2006), Expiration Date (2006) and Honeymoon with Mom (2006).


Television Roles

Show

Character

Cal Sweeney

Sean Hotchner

Sean Hotchner

Steven 'Flash' Gordon

Gordon Pike

Jason

Chad Norris

Det. Luke Callaghan

Det. Luke Callaghan

Det. Luke Callaghan

Det. Luke Callaghan

Dr. Jason Kalfis

Whitney Fordman

Whitney Fordman

Whitney Fordman

Brady

Young Gene Purdy

Dr. Everett Gallinger

Dr. Everett Gallinger

Ethan McNeal

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