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Johnny Cannizzaro is driven by the emotional impact that art can have on people's lives. He approaches each role with a genuine desire to connect with audiences on a deeper, human level. With a resume that reflects some of the top network television shows and films, Johnny's commitment to his craft continues to be unwavering.
As a writer, Johny enjoys exploring the intricacies of the human experience, weaving tales that are intended to linger in hearts and minds of readers. In an industry often challenging to navigate, Johnny continues to forge his own path with no signs of turning back. Click below to learn more.

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Short & Sweet Hollywood 2024 presents: Jack Stevenson, A Decent Man

May 24, 2024 7:00 PM
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May 25, 2024 6:00 PM
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Victory Theater Complex

Johnny will be presenting a scene from his full length comedy, Jack Stevenson, A Decent Man, as an official selection at the Short & Sweet Hollywood festival 2024 on May 24th at 7pm and May 25th and 4:00pm. The scene will also feature Narmar Hannah.

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Jack Stevenson, a Decent Man at the Short and Sweet 2024 festival

May 24, 2024 7:30 PM
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Johnny will be presenting a scene from his full length comedy, Jack Stevenson, A Decent Man, as an official selection at the Short & Sweet Hollywood festival 2024 on May 24th at 7pm and May 25th and 4:00pm. The scene will also feature Narmar Hannah.

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Johnny will be Guest starring on QUANTUM LEAP on NBC

Mar 20, 2023 10:00 PM
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Short & Sweet Hollywood 2024 presents: The Minus Touch

May 31, 2024 7:00 PM
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Jun 1, 2024 6:00 PM
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Victory theater Complex

Johnny will be presenting a scene from his television pilot concept, The Minus Touch, as an official selection at the Short & Sweet Hollywood festival 2024 on May 31st at 7pm and June 1st at 4:00pm.

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Johnny will be Guest Starring on CRIMINAL MINDS: EVOLUTION on Paramount +

Nov 24, 2022 12:01 AM
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Check out Johnny in Season 16, Episode 2 of CRIMINAL MINDS: EVOLUTION on Paramount +.

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Johnny will be Guest Starring on NEW AMSTERDAM on NBC

Sep 27, 2022 10:00 PM
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Check out Johnny in Season 5, Episode 2 of NEW AMSTERDAM on NBC. The episode is titled "Hook, Line and Sinker" and is written by Aaron Ginsberg. Don't miss it!

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Johnny will be Co-Starring on THE ROOKIE on ABC

Mar 6, 2022 10:00 PM
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Check out Johnny in Season 4, Episode 2 of THE ROOKIE on ABC

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Johnny will be Guest Starring on NCIS HAWAI'I on CBS

Mar 14, 2022 10:00 PM
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Check out Johnny in Season 1, Episode 16 of NCIS HAWAI'I on CBS.

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Johnny will be Co-Starring on S.W.A.T, airing Janurary 23rd on CBS.

Feb 27, 2022 10:00 PM
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THE OBITUARY will be premiering at the 18th annual Garden State Film Festival March 25th-29 2020. It stars Anthony Geary(General Hospital) and Johnny Cannizzaro.

Mar 25, 2020 10:00 AM
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Mar 29, 2020 8:00 PM
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Asbury Park, New Jersey

THE OBITUARY film will be making its New Jersey premiere at the 18th annual Garden State Film Festival, March 25th-29 2020. It stars Anthony Geary(General Hospital) and Johnny Cannizzaro.

A penniless writer who dreams of penning the great American novel takes a job writing obituaries to pay the bills. When he shows up to a man’s home to get a statement regarding someone’s passing, he’s confronted with a life or death situation of his own.

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The new website for Johnny Cannizzaro, JohnnyCannizzaro.com is LIVE! Look around, click around, Check it out!

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The new website for Johnny Cannizzaro is live! Look around, click around, tap around, and have fun!

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Johnny Cannizzaro appearing in MARRYING RICH by Narmar Hanna for the 2022 Short & Sweet Hollywood festival

Oct 14, 2022 8:00 PM
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Oct 16, 2022 8:00 PM
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Marilyn Monroe Theater.

Johnny will be appearing in MARRYING RICH by Narmar Hanna as part of the SHORT & SWEET festival, taking place at the

Lee Strasberg Theatre.

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THE BEST PEOPLE premiering at Dances with Films.

Jun 17, 2018 7:15 PM
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Jun 17, 2018 9:15 PM
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TCL Chinese Theater

TheBestPeople will be the closing night film at the 2018 DANCES WITH FILMS film festival at the Chinese Theater in Hollywood. Please come out and watch on June 17th at 7:15pm at the Chinese theatre

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Johnny will be appearing in REPLICA directed by Paul Tully, October 19th - November 24th 2018 at Theater 68 in North Hollywood, CA

Oct 19, 2018 8:00 PM
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Nov 24, 2018 11:00 PM
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Theater 68
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THE OBITUARY screening at the Austin Film Festival

Oct 14, 2016 9:45 PM
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Oct 14, 2016 11:59 PM
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Rollins Theatre

We're so excited to announce that The Obituary starring Anthony Geary & myself, directed by Jonathan Thompson & written by Norman Leonard will be screening at the Austin Film Festival on 10/14/2016 9:45 PM at the Rollins Theatre & 10/17/2016 9:00 PM at Galaxy Highland 9. If you happen to be in Austin, Texas, Come on out!

A penniless writer who dreams of penning the great American novel takes a job writing obituaries to pay the bills. When he shows up to a man’s home to get a statement regarding someone’s passing, he’s confronted with a life or death situation of his own.

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Writing/Projects

Projects & stories created by Johnny

The Minus Touch
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A flawed man, facing blindness possesses a divine gift that allows him to open the eyes of a diverse group of strangers who are at a crossroads in life.

Jack Stevenson, A Decent Man
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After marrying into wealth, a sex-crazed sociopath desperately attempts to maintain his highfalutin lifestyle after being busted engaging in sexual indiscretions that threaten his wealthy existence.