Biography

David Roger Johansen (born January 9, 1950) is an American rock, protopunk, blues, and pop singer, songwriter and actor. He is best known as a member of the seminal protopunk band The New York Dolls. He is also known for his work under the pseudonym Buster Poindexter. David has appeared in several films including Car 54, Where Are You? and Scrooged with Bill Murray.

David Roger Johansen (born January 9, 1950) is an American rock, protopunk, blues, and pop singer, songwriter and actor. He is best known as a member of the seminal protopunk band The New York Dolls. He is also known for his work under the pseudonym Buster Poindexter. David has appeared in several films including Car 54, Where Are You? and Scrooged with Bill Murray.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 40

Birthday 1950-01-09

Place of Birth Staten Island, New York, USA

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

Crooked Lines as Charlie
2017 Vince Giordano: There's a Future in the Past
2015 A Very Murray Christmas as David Johansen
2014 Glass Chin as Stanley Loori
2012 Clockwork Orange County
2012 Punk Revolution NYC
2011 New York Dolls: Lookin' Fine on Television
2011 New York Dolls: Live From The Bowery as Himself
2007 The Old, Weird America: Harry Smith's Anthology of American Folk Music
2007 Motherfucker: A Movie
2006 The Return of the New York Dolls as Himself
2005 New York Dolls: All Dolled Up as Himself
2005 Punk: Attitude as Himself
2005 New York Doll as Himself
2004 Lightning in a Bottle
2003 Teen Titans (1 episode)
2003 Mayor of the Sunset Strip as Himself
2003 End of the Century: The Story of the Ramones
2003 Searching for the Wrong-Eyed Jesus
2002 God Is On Their Side as God
2001 Campfire Stories as Ranger Bill
2001 25 Years of Punk as Himself
2000 Deadline (1 episode)
2000 The Filth and the Fury as Himself (archive footage)
2000 New York Dolls: TV Treasures as Himself
1997 Nick and Jane as Carter
1997 The Deli as The Cabbie
1997 Oz (3 episodes)
1995 Burnzy's Last Call as Andre
1994 Car 54, Where Are You? as Officer Gunther Toody
1993 Mr. Nanny as Thanatos
1992 Freejack as Brad Carter
1991 Desire and Hell at Sunset Motel as Auggie
1990 Tales from the Darkside: The Movie as Halston (segment "Cat From Hell")
1989 Let It Ride as Looney
1988 Scrooged as Ghost of Christmas Past
1988 Married to the Mob as 'The Priest'
1988 Candy Mountain
1985 The Equalizer (1 episode)
1984 Miami Vice (1 episode)

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