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Aaron Johnson

Aaron Johnson

Aaron Johnson was born on the 13th of June 1990 in High Wycombe, England and attended the Jackie Palmer Stage School.

October 2009 - Aaron was nominated for ‘Best Actor' at the 2009 BIFA awards for his role as a young John Lennon alongside Kristin Scott Thomas and Anne-Marie Duff in NOWHERE BOY. NOWHERE BOY was directed by Sam Taylor-Wood and focuses on Lennon's childhood and subsequent journey to Beatles fame.

Johnson was last seen in the independent UK film DUMMY, along with up and coming actors Thomas Grant and Emma Catherwood. Here, Aaron showed his more serious side in this coming of age drama about two brothers whose lives are thrown into turmoil when their mother dies, leaving them to fend for themselves. Also in 2009, Aaron starred in THE GREATEST opposite Pierce Brosnan and Susan Sarandon which received a 2009 screening at Sundance.

2008 saw Aaron play the hugely popular character of the teenage ‘sex-god' in Paramount Pictures' coming of age comedy, ANGUE, THONGS AND PERFECT SNOGGING. Directed by Gurinder Chadha, the film was based on the hugely popular, international best-selling book series by the same name.

By the young age of 18, Johnson already had much experience and success under his belt. He played a young Edward Norton in the Oscar nominated and award-winning film THE ILLUSIONIST, directed by Neil Burger. Johnson also starred alongside Jackie Chan and Owen Wilson in the popular SHANGHAI NIGHTS, as well as THE THIEF LORD with Caroline Goodall and Jasper Harris.

Johnson has also appeared in several popular UK television series, including Feather Boy, Family Business, Nearly Famous and Talk To Me. In the summer of 2008 was included in Screen International's Stars of Tomorrow feature which is an annual showcase of promising up and coming talent.

In 2010, Johnson can be seen in feature film CHATROOM alongside Imogen Poots and Matthew Beard; and with this and his success in 2009 films and his is sure to be one of Hollywood next break outs.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2010.

Aaron Johnson Facts

Birth Name Aaron Perry Johnson
OccupationActor
BirthdayJune 13, 1990 (27)
SignGemini
BirthplaceHigh Wycombe, England, United Kingdom
Height5' 11" (1m80)  How tall is Aaron Johnson compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Central intelligence
Hannibal
Marvel's The Avengers: Age Of Ultron
Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Max Payne
Nocturnal Animals
Godzilla
Friday Night Lights
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