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Actor John Lester Johnson

John Lester Johnson

  • Birth name:

    John Leslie Johnson

  • Date of Birth:

    Suffolk, Virginia, USA


John Lester Johnson was born in Suffolk, Virginia (his death certificate states South Carolina) on August 13, 1893. His middle name was Leslie, according to an "Ebony" magazine article about Johnson (January 1960), but he changed it to to Lester when he left Virginia in 1910 for New York City, hoping to make a career in boxing. He had been fighting since his early teens. Johnson's first professional fight was in 1911 against Joe Jeannette in New York, but he lost the 10-round event on a de... more

John Lester Johnson Filmography

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Movie This Is My Affair This Is My Affair

as White House Guard (uncredited)

Movie Bullets or Ballots Bullets or Ballots

as Timothy - Nellie's Boyfriend

Movie A Passport to Hell A Passport to Hell

as Zakka