Born: Wales, UK
Karl Johnson (born 1 March 1948) is a Welsh actor, notable for acting on stage, film and television. His most notable role to date is the title role in Derek Jarman's 1993 film Wittgenstein. He is also well known for the roles of Cato the Younger in the television drama series Rome and of Twister Turrill in the BBC costume drama series Lark Rise to Candleford. Johnson is the recipient of an honorary doctorate from Birmingham City University.
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