Artist Bio

Chiké Johnson

Chiké Johnson

(Bio as of July 2013)

Chiké Johnson most recently appeared at the Goodman in By the Way, Meet Vera Stark during the 2012/2013 Season. He previously appeared at the Goodman in Ruined in 2008, His Chicago credits include The Crucible, The Unmentionables and Huck Finn at Steppenwolf Theatre Company. Regional credits include a revival of The Unmentionables at Yale Repertory Theatre; Lincoln in Topdog/Underdog at Renaissance Theaterworks; Duke of Cornwall in King Lear at Milwaukee Repertory Theater; Cephus Miles in Home at In Tandem Theatre; Willie in Master Harold and the Boys at Milwaukee Chamber Theatre; and Martin Luther King, Jr. in Smoldering Fires at First Stage Children’s Theater. Mr. Johnson’s film credits include The Machinist and El Traje, and his television credits include the “Bucket Guy” for Verizon High Speed Internet commercials and Prison Break on Fox Network.

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