Karl Johnson

Karl Johnson

  • Born on
    • March 1st, 1948
Karl Johnson is a Welsh actor, appearing on stage, film and television. His most notable role to date is the title role in Derek Jarman's 1993 film Wittgenstein.

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Acting (35 Credits)

2020Dream Horse as Kerby
2019The Last Vermeer as Bernard Bakker
2018Peterloo as Lord Sidmouth, the Home Secretary
2018King Lear as Fool
2017The Death of Stalin as Dr. Lukomsky
2017Born to Kill (2017) as Mr. Williams
2016Kaleidoscope as John
2016The Carer as Joseph
2016Mum as Reg
2015Hamlet as Ghost/Gravedigger
2014Mr. Turner as Mr. Booth
2012Good Vibrations as George Hooley
2011The Deep Blue Sea as Mr. MillerWatch Free
2011Frankenstein as De Lacey
2010Third Star as Ticket SellerWatch Free
2009Small Island as Arthur Bligh
2008I Know You Know as Ernie
2008The Edge of Love as Dai FredWatch Free
2008Is Anybody There? as Arthur (uncredited)
2008Lark Rise to Candleford
2007Four Last Songs as Erico
2007Hot Fuzz as PC Bob Walker
2006The Illusionist as Doctor / Old ManWatch Free
2006Copying Beethoven as Stefan Holtz
2005Heidi as Old Man
2005Frozen as Coastguard Bill
2002Pure as Granddad
1998Love Is the Devil: Study for a Portrait of Francis Bacon as John Deakin
1993Wittgenstein as Ludwig Wittgenstein
1991Close My Eyes as Colin
1991Let Him Have It as Parris
1987A Prayer for the Dying as Fitzgerald
1987Prick Up Your Ears as Douglas Orton
1979The Tempest as Ariel, an airy spirit
1978Jubilee as Sphinx


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