About Me

Height: 6"2

Weight: 205lbs

Eye Color: Brown

Hair Color: Brown/Bald

Marion Frederick Johnson III, also known as Bravo Kilo, was born on April 3, 1981, in Landstuhl, Germany. His parents were Marion Frederick Johnson Jr., of Irish descent, and Donna Marie Menicucci, of Italian descent. Marion’s mother passed away when he was three. His father was in the military so he spent much of his childhood being moved from place to place, including living in Florida and Virginia and spending time with his Italian aunt in Rhode Island.

From a very early age Marion has had an interest in music and the arts. In grade school he acted in school plays, being selected for the lead role of Romeo in Romeo and Juliet, Colin in The Secret Garden, as well as lead in the school’s own production and supporting roles in numerous other productions. He also performed in rodeos and played numerous sports. Marion has been playing guitar for the past twenty-six years. In 1994, at the age of 14, he joined his first band in Providence, Rhode Island, RibKage. After being moved to Memphis, Tennessee, at the age of 17 (1998), he wrestled for public access television while working at Jerry “The King” Lawler’s Gym.

Immediately after 9/11, Marion heard the call to serve and enlisted in the US Army (2002). He spent the next several years and two trips to the sandbox enlisted as a M1A1 Abrams tank crewman. During his time in the military, he would receive valuable training, including but not limited to, Marksmanship, Close Quarters Combat, Precision Driving, and Hand to Hand Combat Training.

While serving Marion continued to pursue his passion for entertainment, forming the band Kanipshun (2006) while stationed in Germany. He took the band to a German-American Battle of the Bands, won and then performed before 10,000 people at the German-American Festival. In 2007 while stationed in El Paso, Texas, he would form the band Guilt Free Aggression (G.F.A). He would produce and record their first album. Over the next several years G.F.A. would open for several major touring bands, including Fuel, Breaking Benjamin, and Chevelle, and host some of the most entertaining shows in El Paso, including Summerfest 2008.

Marion was injured in the line of duty and honorably discharged. With his career path now wide open he returned full-time to entertainment. In 2010 he started the band The New Guilt. Over the next five years they would record an album Abnormal (2010), shoot a music video (2013) and go on a Hard Rock Cafe tour (2014). During this time he joined Quest Paranormal Research (2012), acting and being recorded for several shows. In 2015 Marion completed his treatment video for Missing In Action Gaming (M.I.A.), a TV show based around helping veterans cope with the stresses of PTSD.

In early 2018 Marion began preparing for his move to Los Angeles, California to launch his career as a working actor. He studied weekly with acting coach, Kent Kasper, to refine both his acting skills, and his knowledge of the internal workings of show-business. His preparation included a photo-shoot and lots of auditioning practice.

In 2019 Marion Johnson moved to Los Angeles, California.  During this time he booked supporting roles in Colonials (POST) and Puff Puff Slash (TBD). He landed a recurring role in the TV series Research in Paranormal (2019).  Marion also recorded a commercial for Studio City Martial Arts, showcasing his bo-staff skills. He was cast as a featured actor in Love You Later (2020). In September of 2019, Marion moved to Honolulu, Hawaii. He has been married to Sayward Coker since June 9th, 2016.

Stage

Joy Ranch Christian Academy | Romeo & Juliet | 1992

Lead Actor​

Joy Ranch Christain Academy | The Secret Garden | 1993

Lead Actor

Joy Ranch Christian Academy | Jesus | 1994

Lead Actor

Training &
Workshops

Acting Lessons | Kent Kasper​

Studio City Martial Arts | Tai Jutsu | Brian​

Special Skills

Military Background

(Crossbow, Longbow, Compound bow, 12 Gauge Mossberg Shotgun, .22 Rifle, .22 Handgun, M9 Handgun, M249 Machine Gun, M2 Machine Gun, M4 Assault Rifle, MP5 SubMachine Gun, AK74U SubMachine Gun,  AK47 Assault Rifle, Glock 17 Handgun, M107 Sniper Rifle, RPG-7 Rocket Launcher)

(Minefield Nav, M1A1/M1A2 Abrams Tank Gunner Driver Loader, HMMWV HummV, 1\2 Ton Truck Driving, 1\4 Ton Truck Driving,  

M978A4 Fuel  Breach and Clear Tactics, Outer Cordon Positioning,  Crowd Control, Prisoner Control and transport, Combat Lifesaver,  

TCP (Traffic Control Point) tactics, Mountain Combat, Close Quarters Combat, NCO Training)

(Defensive Driving, Combat Driving, European Driving, Land navigation, Survival training, Area fortification training, Improvised shelter building, Tracking, Launcher Training, Grenade Training,

Handgun Training, Rifle Training, Smoke Grenades, M16 Assault Rifle) 

Martial Arts

Ju Jitsu (White Belt)

Sho Ren Ru (Brown Belt One Black Stripe)

Tae Kwon Do (Blue Belt)

Ninjutsu (Yellow Sash)

Kung Fu (Orange Belt)

 

Music   

(Music producer, Band Management, Band Promotion, Studio recording, Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Bass Guitar, Singer/Songwriter)

 

Sports

Equestrian Training (Barrel Racing, Mountain riding, maintaining)

Bull Riding (5 Events ⅗ Bulls Rode to time 60%)

Baseball (Left Field 6 years)

Basketball (Point Guard 12 years)

Football (Running Back 4 years)

Hockey (Forward 2 years)

Soccer (Striker 5 years)

Golf (USGA Member 4 Handicap)

Bicycling (BMX)

Wrestling (High School, Public Access)

Dirt Bike (MotoCross)

Hunting (Small and Large Game)

Fishing (Deep Sea, Small pond, Big Lake)

Boating (Canoe, Row, Bass Tracker, Rigid Inflatable Boat)

 

Technology

Computer Hardware (Westwood College, Fullsail University)

Computer Software (Westwood College, Fullsail University)

Information Technology Specialist (Westwood College, Fullsail University)

Game Design training (Westwood College, Fullsail University)

Social media networking

Entertainment Business (Fullsail University)

Professional Gamer

(First Person Shooter, Massive Multiplayer Online, Role Playing,

Real Time Strategy, Survival Horror, Battle Royal, Texas hold em (World Series of Poker Player), Chess team (High School),

Magic the Gathering Professional Player, Dealer (Texas Hold’em))

 

Machinery

(Auto Mechanic, Forklift, Tracked vehicles, Tow truck)

 

Culinary

(Saute cook, Wait staff (5 Star), Bartender)

 

TV/Film

(Paranormal Research (With tv show),Videographer (Adobe certified),

Photography (Modeling, Scenic, Wedding))

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