Don Johnson

15 Dec 1949


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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Filmography (33 titles)

(movie, 2018)
···Dragged Across Concrete
Genre: Drama, Crime, Action, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Lt. Calvert)
(movie, 2018)
···Book Club
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Role: Actor (as Arthur)
(movie, 2017)
···Brawl in Cell Block 99
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Warden Tuggs)
(movie, 2017)
···Vengeance: A Love Story
Genre: Action, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Jay Kirkpatrick)
(movie, 2014)
···Cold in July
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Jim Bob)
(movie, 2014)
···Alex of Venice
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor
(movie, 2014)
···The Other Woman
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Frank)
(movie, 2012)
···Django Unchained
Genre: Drama, Western
Role: Actor (as Big Daddy)
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Miles Deep)
(movie, 2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Von Jackson)
(movie, 2010)
···Southern Discomfort
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor
(movie, 2008)
···Lange Flate Ballær II
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Admiral Burnett)
(movie, 2007)
···Moondance Alexander
Genre: Drama, Family
Role: Actor (as Dante)
(movie, 2003)
···Word of Honor
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Benjamin Tyson)
(movie, 1996)
···Tin Cup
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as David Simms)
(movie, 1995)
···In Pursuit of Honor
Genre: Drama, Western
Role: Actor (as Sgt. John Libbey)
(movie, 1993)
···Guilty as Sin
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as David Edgar Greenhill)
(movie, 1993)
···Born Yesterday
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Paul Verrall)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Marlboro)
(movie, 1991)
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Ben Reed)
(movie, 1990)
···The Hot Spot
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller, Romance
Role: Actor (as Harry Madox)
(movie, 1989)
···Dead Bang
Genre: Action, Drama, Crime
Role: Actor (as Jerry Beck)
(movie, 1988)
···Sweet Hearts Dance
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Wiley Boon)
(movie, 1987)
Genre: Drama, Musical, War
Role: Actor (as Documentary Filmmaker)
(movie, 1985)
···Cease Fire
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Tim Murphy)
(movie, 1985)
···The Long Hot Summer
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Ben Quick)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Cowboy)
(movie, 1979)
···The Rebels
Genre: Drama, History, War
Role: Actor (as Judson Fletcher)
(movie, 1977)
···The City
Genre: Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Sergeant Brian Scott)
(movie, 1975)
···A Boy and His Dog
Genre: Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Vic)
(movie, 1975)
···Return to Macon County
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Junell)
(movie, 1973)
···The Harrad Experiment
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Stanley Cole)
(movie, 1967)
···Good Morning... and Goodbye!
Genre: Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Ray)