In the two decades he has worked in Hollywood, Dave Johnson has created, produced, written, and directed nearly a half billion dollars worth of entertainment. He has collaborated with some of Hollywood’s top names (including teaming up with Steven Spielberg to Co-Create and Executive Produce DreamWorks premier television production – the ABC hit drama, “High Incident”) and has created product for virtually every major entertainment company in Hollywood including Disney, Paramount, Sony, Warner Brothers, DreamWorks, MGM, FOX, ABC, NBC, CBS, and many others.
Newsweek called his work “a true dramatic gem.” His projects have received enthusiastic critical acclaim from every corner of the nation and he has been honored with many awards. He is known within the Hollywood industry and beyond as someone who creates shows with honesty and humor that speak to the hearts and minds of people everywhere. A former President of Warner Bros. Television says Dave’s “…prolific ability to create and write quality scripts, coupled with his show-running talent, places him among the best writer/producers in the industry.” The president of another one of the world’s largest media companies said, “Dave understands what the audience wants and knows how to give it to them! And working with him is always a great experience.”
Dave most recently produced and directed a new reality series and is working on forming a new content and delivery media company.
Dave and his wife, Diane, reside in Southern California. They have a daughter, Alex, who graduated from Pepperdine University and now works for the Literary and Talent Agency APA in Beverly Hills, and a son, Matt, who is a junior at Columbia University majoring in History (and Basketball).