Known for movies

Graham Johnson (musician) is a world-renowned English classical pianist, conductor, and musicologist. He is particularly known for his interpretations of the works of Franz Schubert.

Johnson was born in Bradford, Yorkshire, on 21st July 1940. His father was a carpenter and his mother a housewife. He has two older sisters. Johnson began playing the piano at the age of four and gave his first public performance at the age of eight. He later studied at the Royal College of Music in London.

Johnson’s career began as a accompanist to some of the world’s most celebrated singers, including Dame Janet Baker, Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, and Sir Thomas Allen. He has also conducted orchestras such as the London Symphony Orchestra and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. In addition to his work as a performer, Johnson is also a highly respected musicologist. He has edited and published numerous books on music, including The Schubert Song Companion (1994) and The Beethoven Companion (2002).

Johnson has been married twice. His first wife was the singer Jane Manning, with whom he had two daughters. His second wife is the pianist Hilary Boulding, with whom he has a son and a daughter.

Johnson’s net worth is estimated to be around $5 million. His salary is not publicly available, but it is likely to be significant given his high-profile career.

Johnson is a tall man with blue eyes and salt-and-pepper hair. He typically dresses in formal attire for performances and public appearances.

General Info

EducationJoppatowne High SchoolSt. Mary's College of MarylandJohns Hopkins School of MedicineScripps Research Institute


MoviesDame Felicity Lott and Graham Johnson: Fallen Women and Virtuous Wives

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Make Up Department

The Revenant2015makeup department head / makeup department head: Argentina, California and Montana
Not Safe for Work2015TV Series makeup designer - 6 episodes
The Gunman2015hair designer / makeup designer
Paddington2014hair designer / makeup designer
Serena2014/Imakeup and hair designer
RED 22013make-up & hair designer
The Numbers Station2013makeup designer
Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters2013hair designer / makeup designer
Johnny English Reborn2011hair and makeup designer
Unknown2011/Ichief hair designer / chief makeup designer
The Eagle2011chief makeup/hair
The Lovely Bones2009hair artist: Ms. Weisz / makeup: Ms. Weisz
Agora2009hair designer: Rachel Weiss / makeup designer: Rachel Weiss
The Brothers Bloom2008hair designer / makeup artist: Rachael Weisz - uncredited / makeup designer
Death Defying Acts2007makeup artist: Catherine Zeta Jones
Miss Potter2006makeup artist: Ms. Zellweger - as Graham Johnson
Flyboys2006hair stylist / makeup designer
Children of Men2006hair designer / makeup designer
The Strange Case of Sherlock Holmes & Arthur Conan Doyle2005TV Movie hair stylist / makeup designer
Cinderella Man2005makeup artist: Ms. Zellweger
Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason2004hair designer / makeup designer
Man on Fire2004hair stylist supervisor / makeup supervisor
Love Actually2003hair designer / makeup designer
Johnny English2003hair designer / makeup designer
Anita & Me2002hair designer / makeup designer
Two Men Went to War2002hair designer / makeup designer
About a Boy2002hair designer / makeup designer
Spy Game2001chief hair stylist / chief makeup artist
Bridget Jones's Diary2001chief hair designer / chief makeup designer
Born Romantic2000hair designer / makeup designer
Gladiator2000key hair stylist
Masterpiece Classic2000TV Series makeup designer - 1 episode
G:MT Greenwich Mean Time1999hair designer / makeup designer
With or Without You1999hair designer / makeup designer
Plunkett & Macleane1999hair designer / makeup designer
Imogen's Face1998TV Series makeup designer - 3 episodes
Spice World1997chief hair designer / chief makeup designer
Twin Town1997hair styles supervisor / supervising makeup artist
Truth or Dare1996TV Movie hair stylist / makeup artist
The Leading Man1996key makeup artist
Hamish MacbethTV Series hair stylist - 2 episodes, 1996 makeup artist - 2 episodes, 1996
Small Faces1996hair stylist / makeup artist
When Saturday Comes1996makeup artist
Trainspotting1996makeup designer
Screen Two1995TV Series makeup artist - 1 episode
The Infiltrator1995TV Movie make-up
Shallow Grave1994makeup designer
Tell Tale Hearts1992TV Mini-Series makeup designer
Rab C. Nesbitt1992TV Series makeup assistant - 1 episode
A Time to Dance1992TV Mini-Series makeup assistant


Nominated Awards

2016Seattle Film Critics AwardSeattle Film Critics AwardsBest Makeup and HairstylingThe Revenant (2015)
2001BAFTA Film AwardBAFTA AwardsBest Make Up/HairGladiator (2000)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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