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Don Johnson

Don Johnson
Johnson in 1986 during an interview aboard the USS Lexington aircraft carrier.
Personal information
Birth nameDonnie Wayne Johnson
Birth dateDecember 15, 1949(age 66)
Place of birthFlat Creek, Missouri, United States
Other namesDJ, The Don
OccupationActor
Producer
Director
Singer-songwriter
Years active1969 present
SpouseMelanie Griffith (1976, 1989-96)
Kelley Phleger (1999-present)
PartnerPatti D'Arbanville (1982-85)

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


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