Cal Johnson, is a award winning, and multiple Screen Actors Guild Nominated SAG, AFTRA, DGA 2nd unit director, stunt coordinator, stuntman, and actor with more than 27 years experience in over 300+ film and episodic television shows, videos, national and regional commercials, and live shows, and has established himself as one of the top stunt coordinators in the south. He has worked with many of the world's finest directors in the history of film; such as, Robert Redford, Ridley Scott, Barry Levinson, Michael Apted, and Robert Altman. He has also served as a stunt double for many A-List actors such as Matt Damon, Robin Williams, Kenneth Branagh, Greg Kinnear, Mickey Rourke, Tim Roth, Jeremy Pivin, Robert Duvall, Jason Isaacs, Mark Hamil, William H. Macy, Josh Lucas, Justin Long, Norman Reedus, Edward Furlong, Terry Serpico, Richard Dreyfuss, Steve Little, Danny McBride, Luke Klientank, Nick Jonas, Jeremy Renner, Dwight Yoakam, Nat Wolfe, Paul Rudd, James Le Gros, and many others. Johnson's interest in the daring life as a stuntman, began in the 5th grade watching a film called, "How the west was Won", where a stuntman jumped from a moving train, crashing into a cactus and falling to the ground. Years later, after jumping off buildings and out of helicopters, crashing cars, and being set on fire, Johnson had the opportunity to have lunch with Loren Janes, the stuntman he had watched jump from the moving train. Janes, one of Hollywood's most famous stuntmen, has doubled Steve McQueen, Paul Newman, and Jack Nicholson. Johnson told him, he was one of the reasons he wanted to be a stuntman, Janes said, " that's cool, maybe one day you will hear that too". His recent projects include the new series "Containment" for the CW network, "Stranger Things" for Netflix, "Constantine" for NBC, "Reckless" on CBS; 6 seasons of the award winning AMC series, "The Walking Dead", 7 seasons of the award-winning Lifetime television series "Army Wives"; and 3 seasons of the multi-award winning Showtime series "Homeland", where he was nominated for a 2014 Screen Actors Guild award for Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble.
Name: Cal Johnson
Known for: The Notebook