Shinwell Johnson
Vital statistics
Sex Male
Nationality American
Family Estranged daughter
Behind the scenes
Appearances Elementary: Season Five
Portrayed by Nelsan Ellis

Shinwell Johnson is an ex-convict and former patient of Joan Watson's whose life she saved when she was a surgeon.

Shinwell is a gang member turned informant, whom Sherlock and Joan are training with the skills he'll need to successfully do this. He occasionally provides information for Sherlock and Joan that helps them with a case.



The character is loosely based on Shinwell Johnson from The Adventure of the Illustrious Client.

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