Amy Jo Johnson is an American-Canadian singer and actress best known for her role as the original Pink Power Ranger in Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, as well as for roles in Felicity, The Division, and Flashpoint.
Johnson moved to New York City at 18 to pursue an acting career. She attended the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute and the American Musical and Dramatic Academy. She later moved to Los Angeles to audition for her first part.
Johnson's first role was as Kimberly Ann Hart, the Pink Ranger, in the 1993 series Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. She acquired the role less than a month after moving to Los Angeles. Her gymnastics background was an advantage in fight scenes.
In 1998, Johnson was invited to play Julie Emrick in The WB series Felicity. She held a main role on Felicity for three seasons and was a special guest in its fourth and final season. After she left the series in 1995, Johnson went on to star in Disney Channel's Susie Q and in the Saved by the Bell: The New Class episode "Backstage Pass." In 1997, she starred in NBC's adaptation of Lois Duncan's novel Killing Mr. Griffin and played a gymnast with an eating disorder in Perfect Body. Johnson also participated in the film Without Limits. She reprised her role as Kimberly Hart in Turbo: A Power Rangers Movie.
In the early 2000s, Johnson had roles in Interstate 60, Pursuit of Happiness, and Infested, as well as television film Hard Ground. She also had guest starring roles on Spin City and ER. In 2004, she starred as Stacy Reynolds in the fourth season of The Division. In the latter half of the decade, she had recurring roles in Wildfire and What About Brian, and she starred in television films Magma: Volcanic Disaster on Syfy and Fatal Trust on Lifetime. In addition, Johnson took parts in a few independent films: Veritas, Prince of Truth and Islander.
Beginning in 2008, Johnson became a series regular on Flashpoint as Constable Jules Callaghan, a member of the fictional Strategic Response Unit of the Toronto Police service. She was nominated for a Gemini Award for her performance. The show aired new episodes through 2012.
Since 2012, Johnson has had guest roles on a few shows including a recurring role on USA's Covert Affairs. In addition, she has directed and produced two acclamed short films : Bent (2013) and Lines (2014).
In addition, she had directed and produced two acclaimed short films: Bent (2013) and Lines (2014). In 2017, her first self-produced feature film The Space Between is to be released.
Johnson is also a singer-songwriter and has released three albums to date.