Johnnie Cochran. He is a main character in The People v. O. J. Simpson. He is best known for his leadership role in the defense and criminal acquittal of O. J. Simpson. He is portrayed by Courtney B. Vance. Retrieved from "https://americancrimestory.fandom.com/wiki/Johnnie_Cochran?oldid=4532" Categories: Characters The People v. O. J. Simpson (story) The People v. O. J. Simpson (story)/Characters Add category Cancel Save Languages: Español Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.