Mark Johnson

Film Producer
Born Dec 27, 1945

Mark Johnson is an American film producer. Johnson won the Best Picture Academy Award for producing Rain Man, starring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise. The film, winner of four Oscars, also captured a Golden Globe as Best Picture.

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1945 Birth Born on December 27, 1945.


1964 18 Years Old His early experiences led to small acting roles in the European western Ride and Kill and the 1964 drama The Thin Red Line. … Read More


1982 36 Years Old As part of Baltimore Pictures, his partnership with Levinson, Johnson produced all of the writer-director's films from 1982–1994. … Read More


1994 48 Years Old In 1994 Johnson established his own independent production company and won the Los Angeles Film Critics New Generation Award for his very first effort; A Little Princess, directed by Alfonso Cuarón. … Read More


1999 53 Years Old Johnson has either presented or executive produced Luis Llosa's directorial debut, Sniper, Tim Robbins's directorial debut, Bob Roberts, Steven Soderbergh's Kafka, Robert Redford's Oscar-nominated Quiz Show and Journey of Hope, winner of the 1999 Foreign Language Academy Award. … Read More
2005 59 Years Old In 2005 Johnson produced The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, directed by Andrew Adamson and starring Tilda Swinton. … Read More


2008 62 Years Old In 2008 he produced a sequel, Prince Caspian. … Read More
2012 66 Years Old Johnson has three feature films due for release in 2012; Not Fade Away written and directed by Sopranos creator David Chase and starring James Gandolfini, Chasing Mavericks directed by Curtis Hanson and starring Gerard Butler, and Won't Back Down starring Viola Davis, Maggie Gyllenhaal and Holly Hunter.
2015 69 Years Old He produced 2015's thriller Secret in Their Eyes. … Read More
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