Don Johnson

Donald Ray Johnson
Donald Wayne Johnson (born December 15, 1949) is an American actor, producer, director, singer, and songwriter.wikipedia
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Miami Vice

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He played the role of James "Sonny" Crockett in the 1980s television series Miami Vice, winning a Golden Globe for his work in the role.
The series starred Don Johnson as James "Sonny" Crockett and Philip Michael Thomas as Ricardo "Rico" Tubbs, two Metro-Dade Police Department detectives working undercover in Miami.

Nash Bridges

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He also had the eponymous lead role in the 1990s cop series Nash Bridges. Johnson later starred in the 1996–2001 CBS-TV police drama Nash Bridges with Cheech Marin, Jeff Perry, Jaime P. Gomez, Jodi Lyn O'Keefe as his daughter Cassidy, James Gammon as Nick Bridges, Nash's father and Wendy Moniz.
Nash Bridges is an American police crime drama television series created by Carlton Cuse starring Don Johnson and Cheech Marin as two Inspectors with the San Francisco Police Department's Special Investigations Unit.

The Magic Garden of Stanley Sweetheart

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This exposure led to the quickly forgotten film The Magic Garden of Stanley Sweetheart (1970, based on a novel by Robert T. Westbrook, son of columnist Sheilah Graham).
It was the film debut of Don Johnson, who appeared in the title role.

A Boy and His Dog (1975 film)

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His notable films from this period were Zachariah (1971), The Harrad Experiment (1973), Lollipop and Roses (1974), and A Boy and His Dog (1975).
The film stars Don Johnson, Susanne Benton, Ron Feinberg, and Jason Robards.

Cheech Marin

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Johnson later starred in the 1996–2001 CBS-TV police drama Nash Bridges with Cheech Marin, Jeff Perry, Jaime P. Gomez, Jodi Lyn O'Keefe as his daughter Cassidy, James Gammon as Nick Bridges, Nash's father and Wendy Moniz.
Richard Anthony "Cheech" Marín (born July 13, 1946) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, voice actor, writer and activist who gained recognition as part of the comedy act Cheech & Chong during the 1970s and early 1980s with Tommy Chong and as Don Johnson's partner, Insp.

James "Sonny" Crockett

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He played the role of James "Sonny" Crockett in the 1980s television series Miami Vice, winning a Golden Globe for his work in the role. From 1984 to 1989, after years of struggling to establish himself as a TV actor (in such fare as Revenge of the Stepford Wives), and a string of pilots, none of which became a TV series, Johnson landed a starring role as undercover police detective Sonny Crockett in the Michael Mann / Universal Television cop series, Miami Vice.
Crockett was originally portrayed by Don Johnson in the television series from 1984 to 1990, and later by Colin Farrell in the feature film in 2006.

Zachariah (film)

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His notable films from this period were Zachariah (1971), The Harrad Experiment (1973), Lollipop and Roses (1974), and A Boy and His Dog (1975).
The film stars John Rubinstein as Zachariah, and Don Johnson as his friend Matthew, two gunfighters journeying through the American West.

Just Legal

In the fall of 2005, he briefly starred in The WB courtroom television drama show Just Legal as a jaded lawyer with a very young and idealistic protégé/partner (Jay Baruchel); the show was canceled in October 2005 after just three of the eight produced episodes aired.
Just Legal is an American courtroom drama television series that stars Don Johnson and Jay Baruchel as two courtroom lawyers in Venice, California.

Revenge of the Stepford Wives

From 1984 to 1989, after years of struggling to establish himself as a TV actor (in such fare as Revenge of the Stepford Wives), and a string of pilots, none of which became a TV series, Johnson landed a starring role as undercover police detective Sonny Crockett in the Michael Mann / Universal Television cop series, Miami Vice.
It was directed by Robert Fuest with a screenplay by David Wiltse and starring Sharon Gless, Julie Kavner, Don Johnson, Arthur Hill, and Audra Lindley.

Jodi Lyn O'Keefe

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Johnson later starred in the 1996–2001 CBS-TV police drama Nash Bridges with Cheech Marin, Jeff Perry, Jaime P. Gomez, Jodi Lyn O'Keefe as his daughter Cassidy, James Gammon as Nick Bridges, Nash's father and Wendy Moniz.
She then got a role on Nash Bridges playing Cassidy, the daughter of Don Johnson's title character.

Django Unchained

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Johnson had a supporting role in the 2012 Quentin Tarantino film, Django Unchained, playing a southern plantation owner named Spencer 'Big Daddy' Bennett.
Django Unchained is a 2012 American revisionist Western film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino, starring Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kerry Washington, and Samuel L. Jackson, with Walton Goggins, Dennis Christopher, James Remar, Michael Parks, and Don Johnson in supporting roles.

Machete (2010 film)

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Johnson had a supporting role in Robert Rodriguez's film Machete.
The film stars Danny Trejo reprising the title role from the Spy Kids series and the fake trailer, and co-stars Robert De Niro, Jessica Alba, Don Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez, Steven Seagal, Lindsay Lohan, Cheech Marin and Jeff Fahey.

Philip Michael Thomas

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In the show, his partner was Ricardo Tubbs, played by Philip Michael Thomas.
His big break came in 1984, when he landed a starring role in the popular television series Miami Vice alongside Don Johnson.

Robert T. Westbrook

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This exposure led to the quickly forgotten film The Magic Garden of Stanley Sweetheart (1970, based on a novel by Robert T. Westbrook, son of columnist Sheilah Graham).
The novel became an MGM film with a young theretofore unknown actor named Don Johnson in the title role.

Lange Flate Ballær 2

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Johnson also has a role in the Norwegian comedy Lange Flate Ballær 2 ("Long Flat Balls II"), directed by Johnson's friend Harald Zwart.
The main actors from the first film reprised their roles, starring along with Don Johnson as the US Navy Admiral Burnett.

Cold in July (film)

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In 2014, Johnson starred as the character "Jim Bob" opposite Sam Shepard and Michael C. Hall in Jim Mickle's critically acclaimed crime film, Cold in July.
Cold in July is a 2014 American independent crime drama film directed by Jim Mickle, written by Mickle and Nick Damici, and starring Michael C. Hall, Sam Shepard and Don Johnson.

Heartbeat (Don Johnson song)

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His single "Heartbeat" reached No.
"Heartbeat" is a 1986 song by Don Johnson.

Watchmen (TV series)

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In 2019, Johnson starred as Police Chief Judd Crawford in the HBO series Watchmen.
Its ensemble cast includes Regina King, Don Johnson, Tim Blake Nelson, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Andrew Howard, Jacob Ming-Trent, Tom Mison, Sara Vickers, Dylan Schombing, Louis Gossett Jr., Jeremy Irons, Jean Smart, and Hong Chau.

Blood & Oil

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In 2015 Johnson began starring in the ABC prime time soap opera Blood & Oil.
The series features an ensemble cast headed by Don Johnson as oil tycoon Harlan "Hap" Briggs.

Sal Mineo

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In 1976, Johnson was roommates with actor Sal Mineo when Mineo was murdered outside their West Hollywood, California apartment.
In 1969, Mineo returned to the stage to direct a Los Angeles production of the LGBT-themed play Fortune and Men's Eyes (1967), featuring then unknown Don Johnson as Smitty and himself as Rocky.

Wichita South High School

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He graduated from Wichita South High School, where he was involved in the high school's theater program.

Jay Baruchel

In the fall of 2005, he briefly starred in The WB courtroom television drama show Just Legal as a jaded lawyer with a very young and idealistic protégé/partner (Jay Baruchel); the show was canceled in October 2005 after just three of the eight produced episodes aired.
Baruchel then starred in Nemesis Game and Fetching Cody, before appearing opposite Don Johnson on the WB's Just Legal in 2005, and guest-starring on the CBS drama Numb3rs in 2006.

When in Rome (2010 film)

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He next appeared in When in Rome with Danny DeVito, Anjelica Huston, and Kristen Bell.

Knives Out (film)

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Also in 2019, he played the role of Richard Drysdale-Thrombley in Rian Johnson's Knives Out.
The film stars an ensemble cast, including Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Ana de Armas, Jamie Lee Curtis, Michael Shannon, Don Johnson, Toni Collette, Lakeith Stanfield, Katherine Langford, Jaeden Martell, and Christopher Plummer.

Ferrari Testarossa

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The Sonny Crockett character typically wore thousand-dollar Versace and Hugo Boss suits over pastel cotton T-shirts, drove a Ferrari 365 GTS/4 Daytona (really a replica kit on a 1981 Corvette chassis), followed by a Ferrari Testarossa, wore expensive timepieces by Rolex and Ebel, and lived on a 40 ft (later a 42 ft) Endeavour yacht with his pet alligator, Elvis.
Don Johnson, who famously drove a white Testarossa on Miami Vice, was gifted a brand-new silver 1989 Testarossa by Enzo Ferrari himself, who was a fan of Miami Vice.