Eric Johnson biography
A Simple Favor
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 (2017) and Fifty Shades Freed (2018).
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. Most recently, he played Davis in the thriller A Simple Favor(2018) alongside Anna Kendrick and Blake Lively.