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Don Johnson

Sonny Crockett in Miami Vice, Lieutenant Nash Bridges in Nash Bridges

Photos Don Johnson Birth name: Donnie Wayne Johnson
Birth date: 1949/12/15 (72 years old)
Birth place : Flat Creek (USA)
Height: 1.79 m

French Traduire

Biography for Don Johnson

Don Johnson (born December 15, 1949) is an actor best known for his film and television appearances. He became a household name as a result of his co-starring role in the popular 1980s cop series, Miami Vice. In the late 1960s he was one of the male contestants on the popular television show, The Dating Game. Married twice to actress Melanie Griffith and currently married to Kelley Phleger of San Francisco. Ms. Phleger is related to the Gettys of Getty Oil. Mr. Johnson has a son with Patti D'Arbanville, Jesse, born December 1982, a daughter with Melanie Griffith, Dakota born October 1989, and a daughter with Kelley, Atherton Grace, born April 1999.


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Title Role
"Just Legal" (2005) TV Series Grant Cooper
Word of Honor (2003) (TV) Benjamin Tyson
The Tulse Luper Suitcases: The Moab Story (2003) Acteur
NBC 75th Anniversary Celebration (2002 TV special) Lui-mĂȘme
Miami Vice: The E! True Hollywood Story (2001 TV special) Lui-mĂȘme
Urban Task Force (2001 video) Composer
Goodbye Lover (1999) Ben Dunmore
Tin Cup (1996) David Simms
Nash Bridges (1996 Serie TV) Nash Bridges, Producteur
In Pursuit of Honor (1995 Téléfilm) Sgt. John Libbey
The Marshal (1995 Serie TV) Executive Producteur, RĂ©alisateur
Guilty as Sin (1993) David Greenhill
Born Yesterday (1993) Paul Verrall
In the Company of Darkness (1993 Téléfilm) Executive Producteur
The Grand Opening of Euro Disney (1992 TV documentary) Lui-mĂȘme/InvitĂ©
Paradise (1991) Ben Reed
Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man (1991) Marlboro
The Hot Spot (1990/I) Harry Madox
Dead Bang (1989) Jerry Beck
Life On the Flipside (1988 Téléfilm) Acteur
Sweet Hearts Dance (1988) Wiley Boon
G.I. Joe: The Movie (1987 video) Lt. Falcon/O2 Vincent R. Falcone (voice)
Heartbeat (1987 video) Documentary Filmmaker
NBC 60th Anniversary Celebration (1986 TV documentary) Lui-mĂȘme
Bob Hope's High-Flying Birthday (1986 TĂ©lĂ©film) Lui-mĂȘme
Cease Fire (1985) Tim Murphy
The Long Hot Summer (1985 Téléfilm) Ben Quick
Miami Vice (1984 Serie TV) Det. James 'Sonny' Crockett, Director
Miami Vice: Brother's Keeper (1984 Téléfilm) Sonny Crockett
G.I. Joe (1983 Serie TV) Falcon/O2 Vincent R. Falcone (voice)
Melanie (1982) Carl
The Two Lives of Carol Letner (1981 Téléfilm) Bob Howard
Elvis and the Beauty Queen (1981 Téléfilm) Elvis Presley
Soggy Bottom, USA (1980) Jacob Gorch
Revenge of the Stepford Wives (1980 Téléfilm) Officer Andy Brady
Beulah Land (1980 TV mini-series) Bonard Davis
From Here to Eternity (1980 Serie TV) Jefferson 'Jeff' Davis Prewitt
Tales of the Unexpected (1979 Téléfilm) Acteur
The Rebels (1979 TV mini-series) Judson Fletcher
Amateur Night at the Dixie Bar and Grill (1979 Téléfilm) Cowboy
Pressure Point (1978 Téléfilm) Acteur
First, You Cry (1978 Téléfilm) Daniel Easton
Katie: Portrait of a Centerfold (1978 Téléfilm) Gunther
The Two-Five (1978 Téléfilm) Charlie Morgan
Ski Lift to Death (1978 Téléfilm) Mike Sloan
Cover Girls (1977 Téléfilm) Johnny Wilson
The City (1977 Téléfilm) Sergeant Brian Scott
The Deputies (1976 Téléfilm) Quirt
Return to Macon County (1975) Harley McKay
A Boy and His Dog (1975) Vic
Lollipops and Roses (1974) Acteur
The Harrad Experiment (1973) Stanley Cole
Zachariah (1971) Matthew
The Magic Garden of Stanley Sweetheart (1970) Stanley Sweetheart


Went to Wichita South high school

Made his professional debut in the American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco, in "Your Own Thing," a rock musical modeled after Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night." Won a full drama scholarship to the University of Kansas. Made five pilots for NBC early in his career. All were rejected.

1971 graduate of University of Kansas in Lawrence KS.

Got his big break into stardom by starring in the controversial off-Broadway play, Fortune and Men's Eyes, which was directed and starred Sal Mineo. The play, which featured a realistic rape scene in a men's prison, generated plenty of press reviews due to the once taboo subject of homosexuality in the arts.

Together with "Miami Vice" (1984) co-star John Diehl were investors in the boxing career of Mark Breland.

Scored three hits on the Billboard Hot 100 singles charts with "Heartbeat" (US #6, 1986), "Heartache Away" (US #56, 1986) and the 'Barbara Streisand' duet "Til I Loved You" (US #25, 1989)

Co-wrote a two-hour movie with his neighbor Hunter S. Thompson. The movie was not picked up, but NBC bought the story and turned it into "Nash Bridges" (1996).

Has a family in Colorado with whom he used to celebrate Christmas.

Popular Finnish music group Don Johnson Big Band is named after him.


Les acteurs tĂ©lĂ© sont plus cĂ©lĂȘbres que les acteurs de cinĂ©ma aujourd'hui. Plus les gens vous voient, plus ils vous reconnaissent. Les salaires Ă  la tĂ©lĂ© rivalise de nos jours avec ceux du cinĂ©ma

Je peut faire ce que je veux, je suis riche, cĂ©lĂȘbre, et je suis plus important que toi (interview dans une Ă©mission de radio avec l'animateur Ron)

Je suis meilleur que De Niro et Pacino. J'ai le talent, mais ils ont les films


Spouse : Kelley Phleger (29 April 1999 - present) 2 children, Melanie Griffith (26 June 1989 - February 1996) (divorced) 1 child, Melanie Griffith (January 1972 - July 1976) (divorced).

Daughter with Kelley Phleger - Atherton Grace (7 lbs. 15 oz.) was born on December 28, 1999. Second child with wife Kelley, son Jasper Breckenridge Johnson, born 6 June 2002 in Los Angeles, California.

Has a son, with actress Patti D'Arbanville, named Jesse Wayne Johnson (Jesse Johnson), who was born in December 1982. Has a daughter, with actress Melanie Griffith, named Dakota Johnson, who was born October 4, 1989.

Ex-son-in-law of Tippi Hedren and Peter Griffith.

Author of the card

  • Creation date: 01/07/2003 by stals
  • Last update: 01/05/2007 by moa15

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