Denzel Johnson is an American actor. Born on October 30th, 1990 in Marrero, Louisiana; a suburb of New Orleans. His parents, Ronald & Karen Johnson discovered his talents for the arts when he was three years old and quickly began to encourage and expose his talents. At the age of seven, Denzel landed his first lead role as Kingsley in the stage play entitled, Kingsley. Denzel captivated audiences every night with his compelling performance at such a young age that his parents knew, acting was his calling.
Throughout the years Denzel performed in stage plays. His extensive theatre background has given him the honor of sharing the stage with a plethora of actors, directors and writers. His most memorable theatre credits include: Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night’s Dream as Oberon, A Member of the White Race as Jim Ed and A Soldier’s Play as Captain Davenport.
In 2011, Denzel decided to professionally pursue his film & television career but starting it wasn't easy. So in 2008, he worked as a production assistant on the feature film Hurricane Season, starring Forest Whittaker and Taraji P. Henson. After working as a production assistant on a couple more films in New Orleans, Denzel eventually worked his way in front of the camera by acting in many short films to build up his resume.
In 2014, Denzel garnered the attention of his now agent, Angie Moncrief of Action Talent Agency and the first day he signed with her, she booked him on his first commercial. From films, television, commercial, theatre, voice-overs and more; Denzel has done it all. He's worked with Dukes of Hazzard legend John Schneider who now stars on Tyler Perry's, The Haves and Have Nots. Denzel has also Co-Starred on the award winning OWN series Queen Sugar, the hit CBS show, NCIS: New Orleans, highly rated FOX & Tyler Perry live event, The Passion and TNT's crime-comedy drama Claws - alongside Emmy Award winner Niecy Nash. He recently wrapped on the Netflix crime drama Mindhunter season two.
When he is not onstage or in front of a camera, Denzel gives back to the community by inspiring the city’s youth and supporting the local acting community in any way he can. Denzel is a firm believer in what's for you, is for you and that if you work hard in silence, success will make the noise.
Denzel is represented by Action Talent Agency and Bohemia Group.