Noel Johansen can next be seen starring on ABC’s summer thriller drama series “Somewhere Between.” Premiering July 24th, the series follows Laura Price (Paula Patton) a news reporter in San Francisco who tries to change the fate of her 8 year old daughters murder. The series also stars Devon Sawa as Nico Jackson, a cop-turned private investigator working alongside Price. Johansen shines as Nico’s mentally challenged brother, Danny. In addition to “Somewhere Between,” Johansen can next be seen in the new comedy series “Louder Milk” for DirecTV opposite Ron Livingston, and in the Hallmark movie “Love Finds It’s Way.”
On the film front Johansen appeared opposite Blake Lively in the feature film “Age of Adaline.” He can also be seen in the Lifetime features the “Unauthorized Melrose Place Story” and “Not My Wife.” Additional television credits for Johansen include: “Bates Motel,” “Legends of Tomorrow,” “Timeless,” “iZombie,” “Fairly Legal,” “Chaos,” “Falling Skies,” “Girlfriend’s Guide to Divorce,” “Supernatural,” “Arrow,” “Human Target,” “Life Unexpected,” “Psych,” “The L Word,” “Smallville,” “The 4400,” “The Troop,” “Stargate: Atlantis,” and the CBC mini-series “Everest.”
Johansen is an accomplished voice over artist, and has lent his voice to top projects in commercials, TV and Film over the years. He has also hosted a series for Shaw’s Star Choice Television (Canada) and for the Discovery Channel’s “Travel Channel Shop.” On stage, Johansen has played Einstein in Steve Martin's play "Picasso at the Lapin Agile" twice, the first in a fill-in Broadway Tour in Wilmington Delaware. He has done many other roles in Canada as well, including Dunois in "Saint Joan" at Theatre Calgary with the legendary late Shaw Festival director Neil Munro.
Born in Montreal, Johansen spent half his life in the United States, while bouncing between Canada and the UK, holding citizenship in all three countries. He has honed his craft over the years training in theatre at the Drama Studio London in England, the Shakespeare Lab at the Public Theatre in New York, and in Canada, training with Larry Moss, Ben Ratner, David Ruttenberg and Shea Hampton. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, and the Sorbonne in Paris.
Johansen currently splits his time between Vancouver, Canada where he resides with his wife and son, and Los Angeles.