Eric Johnson, born in Edmonton, Canada, made his screen debut at the age of 12 and has appeared in over 50 television and film productions since. He is most familiar to audiences for his roles in ABC's Rookie Blue, CW's Smallville and the title role of the SYFY series Flash Gordon.
As a child, Eric enrolled in theater school and immediately found success performing in local theater productions. He was cast in the Academy Award-winning film Legends of the Fall at age 14.
Eric has enjoyed a varied career and has appeared in several films and guest starred in dozens of television productions, both in his native Canada and the U.S. With recent performances in both Orphan Black and Criminal Minds, Eric also performed the voice and motion capture work as the title character in Ubisoft's Splintercell: Blacklist video game.