JAMES AUSTIN JOHNSON is a comedian originally from Nashville and a featured player on SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE. The New York Times has called him “one of SNL’s most versatile celebrity impressionists.”
His spot-on impression of Trump paired with his improvisational ramblings about Weird Al [twitter.com], Julia Louis Dreyfus, and Scooby Doo [twitter.com] have garnered over 5 million views, with profiles on James in Vanity Fair [vanityfair.com], Slate [slate.com], Mashable [mashable.com] and VICE [vice.com] to name a few. As an actor, James's TV/Film credits include FUTURE MAN, BASKETS, ROBBIE, BETTER CALL SAUL, THE LAST TYCOON and the Coen Brothers’ feature HAIL, CAESAR!. As a stand up, James has performed on the Vice series FLOPHOUSE, as well as RIOT LA and JUST FOR LAUGHS as a New Face.