Richard Johnson

Richard Johnson (born 30 July 1927) is an English actor, writer and producer, who starred in several British films of the 1960s and has also had a distinguished stage career. He most recently appeared in The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas. Richard Johnson was born in London, England, the son of Frances Louisa Olive (née Tweed) and Keith Holcombe Johnson. By his first marriage, to Sheila Sweet, he has two children, tabletop games designer Jervis Johnson (b. 1959) and actress Sorel Johnson (aka photographer, Sukey Parnell). Johnson's most famous wife (his second) was American actress Kim Novak, with whom he appeared in the 1965 film The Amorous Adventures of Moll Flanders; they had no children. He also has another daughter, Jennifer Johnson, by his third wife, Mary Louise Norlund, and a fourth child, Nicholas Johnson, by Francoise Pascal. Johnson is currently married to Lynne Gurney; the couple have been together since 1989, and married on the beach in Goa 2004 following this with a discreet legal wedding at Kings Road, Chelsea. Richard is the founder of It's a Green Green World. His blog and teaching website is The Shakespeare Masterclass.


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