NATE JOHNSON

        

Information

Contact

Artistic Talent
(213) 359-2003

Attributes

Height
5'9"
Weight
180 lbs
Gender
Male
Hair
Red
Hair Length
Short
Eyes
Hazel

Sizes

Coat
40
Coat Length
REGULAR
Sleeve
33
Waist
33
Inseam
30
Shoe
10.5
Neck
15.5

Photo

Television

The Oslo Killing Narrator Sundance Now (AMC)
Alliance of American Football Voice Over CBS Super Bowl Ad
Tempur Pedic Voice Over National TV Ad
RideFinders Voice Over Regional TV Ad

Film

(partial list)
Watch my COMEDIC FILM reel here
Watch my DRAMATIC FILM reel here
Fair Warning Lead Ryan Manda
Heads Up Lead Marian de Pontes, Chapman University
Dear Rose Lead Ciani Rey Walker, Chapman University
Space Lawyer Lead Billy Kalstrom, Florida State University
Flatline Lead Hansuk Sohn, UCLA
Leadfoot Lead Avery Christmas, Loyola Marymount Universtiy
Ming Supporting Ruo Quoqian
Zandr Supporting Kennedy Love-Green, UCLA
Yin Meet Yang Supporting David Wang, Chapman University

Theater

(partial list)
The Threepenny Opera Matt of the Mint California Lutheran University, LA
Candide King of El Dorado California Lutheran University, LA

Comedy

(partial list)
Watch my VIDEO SKETCH reel here
Watch my LIVE SKETCH reel here
Watch my IMPRESSIONS & CHARACTERS reel here

Video

Dinner Winner Hapless Uncle comes through in the clutch Comedy
Pardon My French Best Military Buddies connect at a BBQ Comedy
Sink Police Devil-May-Care Coworker makes a good point Comedy
First Day New Teacher gets lost Comedy
In Defending Monsters Psychologist defends a mother who killed her child Law Drama
Best People Stern Doctor is rebuked by worried mother Medical Drama
Lack of Trust Hysterical Father berates doctor Medical Drama
War Brothers Happy Soldier has big news Military Drama
Little Ladderman Happy Firefighter applauds little kid Firefighter Drama
Hard Truth Cocky Firefighter is faced with a hard truth Firefighter Drama
Change of Plans Suspect gets defensive Cop Drama
All I Know Shaken Victim is questioned by detective Cop Drama
The Devil Is In the Details Empathic Detective questions victim Cop Drama
Louisville Brutal Cop interrogates kidnapper Cop Drama
No More Blues Patrol Officer gets a promotion Cop Drama

Voice-Over

(partial list)
Watch my VIDEO VOICEOVER reel here
Hear my Audio VOICEOVER reel here
Commercial Voice Over Web Amazon Kindle Fire
Commercial Voice Over Web AstraZeneca
King Shit Store Manager AOK

Training

(partial list)
Improvisation The P.I.T., NYC
Acting for Television Lesly Kahn & Co.
Meisner Technique T. Schreiber Studio, NYC
Sketch Writing The Pack Theater, LA
Commercial Masterclass Killian's Workshop, LA
Stand Up Comedy Manhattan Comedy School, NYC

Skills

General Sports
  • ARCHERY
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  • BADMINTON
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  • BASEBALL
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  • BASKETBALL
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  • BILLIARDS PLAYER
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  • BOATING
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  • BODY BUILDING
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  • BODY SURFING
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  • BOWLING
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  • CANOEING
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  • CROQUET
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  • DIVING
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  • FIELD HOCKEY
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  • FISHING
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  • FLY FISHING
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  • FOOTBALL
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  • FRISBEE
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  • GOLF
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  • HANDBALL
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  • HIKING
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  • ICE SKATE
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  • JET SKIER
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  • JOGGING
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  • JUMP ROPE
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  • KAYAKER
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  • PING PONG
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  • RACQUETBALL
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  • RAZOR SCOOTER
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  • ROCK CLIMBER
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  • ROLLER SKATE
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  • ROLLERBLADE
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  • RUGBY
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  • RUNNING
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  • SCUBA DIVER
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  • SCULLING
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  • SKEET/TRAP SHOOTING
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  • SNORKELER
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  • SNOW SKI
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  • SNOWMOBILE
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  • SOCCER
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  • SOFTBALL
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  • SQUASH
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  • SUPERCROSS
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  • SURFER
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  • TENNIS
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  • TRAMPOLINE
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  • VOLLEYBALL
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  • WATER SKIER
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  • WEIGHT LIFTER
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  • WRESTLING
Swimming
  • BACK STROKE
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  • BREAST STROKE
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  • BUTTERFLY
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  • DIVING
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  • FREESTYLE
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  • SWIMMING, GENERAL
Martial Arts
  • JIU-JITSU
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  • KRAV-MAGA
Improvisation
  • IMPROV, GENERAL
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  • LONG FORM
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  • SHORT FORM
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  • SKETCH
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  • STAND-UP COMEDY
Languages
  • PORTUGUESE
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  • SPANISH
Dialects
  • AUSTRALIAN
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  • BRITISH
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  • CANADIAN
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  • COCKNEY
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  • FRENCH
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  • GERMAN
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  • IRISH
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  • ITALIAN
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  • JAMAICAN
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  • MINNESOTA / WISCONSIN
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  • NEW ENGLAND / BOSTON
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  • NEW YORK / BRONX
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  • NEW YORK / BROOKLYN
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  • RUSSIAN
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  • SCOTTISH
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  • SOUTH AFRICAN
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  • SOUTHERN
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  • SPANISH
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  • SWISS-GERMAN
Instruments
  • PIANO
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  • TRUMPET
Miscellaneous Skills
Stunts
  • DIRT BIKE
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  • PRAT FALLS
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  • ROAD DRIVING
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  • SKIING
Track & Field
  • LONG DISTANCE
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  • MARATHON
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  • RELAY
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  • TRACK, GENERAL
Cycling
  • CYCLING, GENERAL
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  • RECUMBENT
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  • ROAD BIKING
Singing
  • COUNTRY
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  • FOLK
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  • JAZZ
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  • MUSICAL THEATER
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  • OPERA
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  • POP
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  • R&B
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  • RAP
Vocal Range
General Weapons Training
Horse Riding Skills
Driving Skills
  • 4WD
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  • ATV
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  • DUNE BUGGY
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  • MOTORCYCLE, DIRT BIKE
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  • MOTORCYCLE, ROAD BIKE
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  • STICK SHIFT
Facial Hair
  • Clean Shaven

Other Experience

Accents / Dialects:
Australian, New Zealand, British RP, British Cockney, Irish, Scottish, South African, Canadian, Dutch, Russian, Eastern European, French, German, Italian, Jewish/Yiddish, Minnesota, New England, New York Brooklyn, New Jersey, Russian Accent, Deep South, Texas

I used to live in New Zealand and Australia so I also know local slang and idiomatic expressions

Impressions:
Matthew McConaughey, Michael Caine, Owen Wilson, Al Gore, Tim Gunn, Arnold Schwarzenegger, John Wayne, Patrick Warburton

Improv:
Big Yellow Taxi - Pack Theater's longest running house team (2 years)

Sketch:
Currently a member of Very Famous - Pack Theater house team

Hiking/Camping/Outdoors:
I'm a former whitewater rafting guide so I have extensive experience camping, building fires, cooking food, etc.

Past Occupations Outside of Acting:
- Whitewater rafting guide on the American River in Northern California
- River guide on the Dart River in New Zealand
- Cattle rancher (jackaroo) in the Northern Territory Outback, Australia where I rode an ATV
- Sheep and goat rancher in the Western Australia Outback where I rode a motorcycle (dirt bike)
- Detasseler, plucking tassels off corn which is a common job in Nebraska
- Lifeguard
- Voice of God and showrunner for large business conferences
- Voice over coach (I coached "Shark Tank's" Robert Herjavec on a VO job)
- Manager at Inc. Magazine where I became proficient at Microsoft Office

Games:
- I can play fooseball
- I can play pool/billiards
- I can bowl
- I can play poker
- I can play pinochle (holding 20 cards in your hand at once)
- I can play ping pong
- I can play beer pong
- I can play quarters (a drinking game)
- Archery
- Skeet / clay pigeon shooting
- Pistol, shotgun, rifle target practice

Athletics:
- I am a runner
- I am a swimmer
- I am currently a surfer, runner, weight lifter
- I have recently trained in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
- I trained Cross Fit for 6 months in 2013
- I am a former lifeguard
- I am a former whitewater rafting guide
- Growing up, I played competitive football, basketball, baseball, and soccer through age 18 and then intramurally after that
- I can play volleyball
- I can play slow-pitch softball
- I can play badminton
- I can play tennis
- I can play frisbee and frisbee golf
- I can ride a bike
- I can paddle a canoe solo or with a partner
- I can guide a raft solo or with people
- I can row a sculling boat (my dad has one that we ride)
- I have been trained in fly fishing
- I fish
- I have competed in a Spartan Race
- I can jump rope
- I can roller blade and roller skate
- I can ice skate

Extreme Sports:
- I have skydived with a partner twice
- I have bungee jumped
- I was a whitewater rafting guide
- I used to mountain bike
- I am a PADI-certified scuba diver
- I have been cliff jumping
- I can water ski, wakeboard and wake skate (I cannot perform tricks)
- I can snow ski
- I have ridden horses at a full gallop
- I can do a backflip off a low or high-dive at a pool
- I surf weekly
- I can longboard (skateboard)
- I can stand up paddle board
- I can jet ski

Driving:
- I can drive manual stick shift on the opposite side of the car as you would in Commonwealth countries
- I used to drive a motorbike while living in Southeast Asia
- I can drive dirt bikes and ATVs
- I have operated tractors

Handyman:
I have worked in construction and remodeling

Foreign Language:
- In training as an opera singer, I have sung in French, German, Swedish, Spanish and Italian
- Conversational Spanish: I minored in Spanish and lived in Argentina for 5-months in college. I would need to practice a bit to get fully confident in my conversation again
- Conversational French: I am currently taking French lessons. My pronunciation is great but my comprehension is currently slow

Vocal:
- Bass / Baritone with a strong falsceto
- I had a vocal scholarship in college where I was a part of the choir, chorale and barbershop quartet
- I was trained in opera in college
- I was employed as the bass section leader at a church in Westlake Village after college
- I sang opera and chamber music at Trinity Lutheran Church in NYC for 3 years
- I am also proficient in blues, rock, pop, jazz, gospel, chorale, and many other forms of singing

Instrumental:
- I played trumpet regularly from age 10-18 and was first-chair in my high school band
- I played piano from age 8-12

Special Skills:
- I love babies and kids (I'm the oldest cousin on both sides of my family so I've grown up taking care of kids)
- Love working with animals
- Love working with large livestock (as a cattle rancher, I was in a pen with herds of wild bulls and goats, I have fed calves and goats, and milked cows)
- Comfortable riding large animals (I've taken horseback riding lessons, I've ridden elephants and camels)
- Comfortable around well-trained dangerous animals (I've been in a cage and pet full-grown tigers, lions and cheetahs)
- Comfortable with exotic animals (I've played with monkeys)
- Comfortable with guns (I have brief training with handguns, rifles, shotguns)
- Can shoot skeet/clay pigeons
- Eats Meat
- Okay with Kissing/ Same Sex Kissing
- Okay with nudity
- Will Wear Swimwear
- Low-dive and high-dive back flip
- Trampoline backflip
- Valid Passport (expires 2025)