Reginald VelJohnson

Born Aug 16, 1952

Reginald VelJohnson, Jr. is an American actor of film, stage and television, well known for his role as Carl Winslow on the sitcom Family Matters, where he was the only cast member to appear in every single episode. He also portrayed LAPD Sgt. Al Powell in the film Die Hard (1988) and its sequel Die Hard 2 (1990) and reprises the role in the Chuck episode Chuck Versus Santa Claus.… Read More

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1952 Birth Born on August 16, 1952.


1988 35 Years Old 1 More Event
Al Powell in the 1988 hit Die Hard and later reprised the character in the 1990 sequel Die Hard 2, albeit in a cameo role, for which he still received fourth billing.


1998 45 Years Old Johnson was cast as career police officer Carl Winslow in the sitcom Family Matters alongside Jo Marie Payton, who played his wife Harriette Winslow; he starred in that program until 1998.
2002 49 Years Old 1 More Event
He also had a minor role in the 2002 film Like Mike. … Read More


2004 51 Years Old In 2004, he took the title role in the off-Broadway show She all Dat! (playing "she"). … Read More
2007 54 Years Old In 2007, he appeared in the short films Reverse, Nerve Endings, and Time Upon A Once which were made during the reality show On the Lot. … Read More
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