Emory Johnson Overview

Emory Johnson
Date of Birth
Mar 16, 1894
Birth Place:
San Francisco, CA


The son of scenarist Emilie Johnson, handsome, dark-haired silent screen leading man Emory Johnson began his career in early Broncho Billy Westerns in 1912 and enjoyed his greatest success as a director/star in the mid to late '10s, often in tandem with his wife, Universal ingenue Ella Hall. He seems to have retired from both directing and performing in 1922 but was back as...