His scene, which was cut from the movie, took a week to film. His scene, which was cut from the movie, took a week to film. He is an actor and writer, known for Die Hard (1988), Die Hard 2 (1990) and Ghostbusters (1984). VelJohnson was born Reginald Vel Johnson on August 16, 1952, in Queens, New York, the son of Eve, a nurse, and Reginald Johnson, Sr., a hospital attendant. Interestingly, this makes VelJohnson the second actor in Avengers: Endgame to have been in a movie mentioned by Scott Lang during the film, after Sebastian Stan, who was in Hot Tub Time Machine. … Reginald VelJohnson, Actor: Die Hard. Reginald VelJohnson spoke highly of the cast and crew of Avengers: Endgame. Reginald VelJohnson was born on August 16, 1952 in Queens, New York, USA. His father left the family, which included Reginald's brother Barry, when Johnson was 13 years old.