Don Johnson

Biography

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Donnie Wayne "Don" Johnson (born December 15, 1949) is an American actor known for his work in television and film. He played the lead role of Sonny Crockett in the 1980s TV cop series, Miami Vice, which led him to huge success. He also played the lead role in the 1990s cop series, Nash Bridges. More recently, Johnson played Kenny Powers' father on the HBO series, Eastbound and Down. Johnson is a Golden Globe winning actor for his role in Miami Vice, a winner of the APBA Offshore World Cup, and has received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He is also a singer, songwriter, producer, and director. The Donzie speedboat is not named after him as previously noted, it was named after the boats designer Don Aronow . It was thought to be named after him due to his time on the TV show, Miami Vice.

The Don Johnson is also a Miami Vice themed drink made from vodka, gin, curaçao, and orange juice.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Donnie Wayne "Don" Johnson (born December 15, 1949) is an American actor known for his work in television and film. He played the lead role of Sonny Crockett in the 1980s TV cop series, Miami Vice, which led him to huge success. He also played the lead role in the 1990s cop series, Nash Bridges. More recently, Johnson played Kenny Powers' father on the HBO series, Eastbound and Down. Johnson is a Golden Globe winning actor for his role in Miami Vice, a winner of the APBA Offshore World Cup, and has received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He is also a singer, songwriter, producer, and director. The Donzie speedboat is not named after him as previously noted, it was named after the boats designer Don Aronow . It was thought to be named after him due to his time on the TV show, Miami Vice.

The Don Johnson is also a Miami Vice themed drink made from vodka, gin, curaçao, and orange juice.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Don Johnson, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Gender -

Known Credits 73

Birthday 1949-12-15

Place of Birth Flat Creek, Missouri, United States

Adult Actor False

Official Site -

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2017 Brawl in Cell Block 99 as Warden Tuggs
2015 Blood & Oil(10 episodes) as Hap Briggs
2015 Alex of Venice as Roger
2014 Cold in July as Jim Bob
2014 The Other Woman as Frank
2014 From Dusk till Dawn: The Series(10 episodes) as Earl McGraw
2013 Blood Of 1000 Virgins as Himself (archive footage)
2012 Django Unchained as Big Daddy
2011 Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star as Miles Deep
2011 WWE: DX: One Last Stand as Himself
2010 Machete as Von Jackson
2009 Glenn Martin, DDS(1 episode)
2008 Torno a vivere da solo as Nico
2008 Long Flat Balls II as Admiral Burnett
2007 Moondance Alexander as Dante
2005 Just Legal(9 episodes) as Grant Cooper
2003 Word of Honor
2003 The Ellen DeGeneres Show(1 episode)
2001 Richard & Judy(1 episode)
2001 Friday Night with Jonathan Ross(1 episode)
2001 Porn Star: The Legend of Ron Jeremy as Himself
1999 Judging Amy(1 episode)
1998 Goodbye Lover as Ben Dunmore
1996 Tin Cup as David Simms
1996 Nash Bridges(122 episodes) as Nash Bridges
1995 MADtv(1 episode)
1995 In Pursuit of Honor as Sgt. John Libbey
1993 Guilty as Sin as David Edgar Greenhill
1993 Born Yesterday as Paul Verrall
1991 Paradise as Ben Reed
1991 Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man as Robert Lee Anderson / The Marlboro Man
1990 The Hot Spot as Harry Madox
1989 Dead Bang as Jerry Beck
1988 Sweet Hearts Dance as Wiley Boon
1987 Heartbeat as Documentary Filmmaker
1985 Cease Fire as Tim Murphy
1985 The Long Hot Summer as Ben Quick
1985 The Long Hot Summer(2 episodes) as Ben Quick
1984 Miami Vice: Brother's Keeper as Sonny Crockett
1984 Miami Vice(112 episodes) as Detective James Crockett
1982 Matt Houston(1 episode)
1982 Melanie as Carl
1981 The Two Lives of Carol Letner as Bob Howard
1981 Soggy Bottom, U.S.A. as Jacob Gorch
1981 Elvis and the Beauty Queen as Elvis Presley
1980 Revenge of the Stepford Wives as Officer Andy Brady
1980 Beulah Land as Bonard Davis
1980 Beulah Land(3 episodes) as Bonard Davis
1979 The Rebels as Judson Fletcher
1979 Tales of the Unexpected(1 episode)
1979 From Here to Eternity(12 episodes) as Jefferson 'Jeff' Davis Prewitt
1978 First, You Cry as Daniel Easton
1978 Katie: Portrait of A Centerfold as Gunther
1978 The American Girls(11 episodes)
1978 Ski Lift to Death as Mike Sloan
1977 What Really Happened To the Class Of '65?(1 episode)
1977 Big Hawaii(1 episode)
1977 Cover Girls as Johnny Wilson
1977 Nashville 99(4 episodes) as Mike Watling
1977 Eight Is Enough(1 episode)
1977 The City as Sgt. Brian Scott
1976 Law of the Land as Quirt
1975 A Boy and His Dog as Vic
1975 Return to Macon County as Junell
1973 Police Story(1 episode)
1973 The Harrad Experiment as Stanley Cole
1972 The Streets of San Francisco(1 episode)
1971 Sarge(14 episodes) as Deloy Coopersmith
1971 Zachariah as Matthew
1970 The Magic Garden of Stanley Sweetheart as Stanley Sweetheart
1967 Good Morning... and Goodbye! as Ray
1900 Young Dr. Kildare(0 episodes) as Ted Thatcher

Directing

1995 The Marshal(1 episode) … Director
1984 Miami Vice(5 episodes) … Director

Writing

1987 Heartbeat … Writer

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