Eric Johnson biography

Fifty Shades Freed

Eric Johnson

Date of Birth: August 7, 1979

Eric Johann Johnson was born and raised in Edmonton, Alberta. He's best known for his role as Anastasia Steele's boss, Jack Hyde, in Fifty Shades Darker.

At the age of nine, Eric enrolled in theater school and began working in front of the camera on various TV commercials. At the age of 18, he was offered roles on several small-screen productions and by the time he was 22, he landed a recurring role as Whitney Fordman, the alternate love interest of Lana Lang, on the hit Superman series Smallville.

It was while working on Smallville from 2001 to 2004 that Eric met his wife Adria Budd, who worked as an executive assistant on the show. The couple married on August 7, 2004. In 2007, Eric and Adria welcomed their first child, a daughter, named Calla Prairie Johnson.

Eric has since made appearances on other popular television shows including Criminal Minds, Rookie Blue and Orphan Black.


Fifty Shades Freed (2018)
Fifty Shades Darker (2017)
The Work and the Glory III: A House Divided (2006)
Honeymoon with Mom (2006)
The Work and the Glory II: American Zion (2005)
The Work and the Glory (2004)
Ginger Snaps 2: Unleashed (2004)
Stealing Sinatra (2003)
Bang Bang You're Dead (2002)
Texas Rangers (2001)
Borderline Normal (2001)
Bear with Me (2000)
Question of Privilege (1999)
Heart of the Sun (1998)
Legends of the Fall (1994)
Road to Saddle River (1994)

Eric Johnson Filmography


Fifty Shades Freed

Genre:  Drama
In theatres: February 9, 2018

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Cast: Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan, Eric Johnson, Eloise Mumford, Rita Ora, Luke Grimes, Victor Rasuk, Max Martini, Callum Keith Rennie, Bruce Altman, Arielle Kebbel, Robinne Lee, Brant Daugherty, Marcia Gay Harden

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