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Best known for his starring role as Det. Sonny Crockett on the hugely successful TV series Miami Vice (1984), Don Johnson is one of the stars who really defined the 1980s. As James "Sonny" Crockett he went toe-to-toe with drug dealers, pimps, prostitutes, assassins, illegal arms-dealers and crooked cops on a weekly basis from 1984 to 1989, ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 5 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Miami Vice
Miami Vice Detective James Crockett
(1984-1990)
Nash Bridges
Nash Bridges Insp. Nash Bridges / Nash Bridges
(1996-2001)
Django Unchained
Django Unchained Big Daddy
(2012)
The Other Woman
(2014)

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 2017 Sick Note (TV Series)
Kenny West
- Episode #1.6 ... Kenny West
- Episode #1.5 ... Kenny West
- Episode #1.4 ... Kenny West
- Episode #1.3 ... Kenny West
- Episode #1.2 ... Kenny West
 2017 A Series of Unfortunate Events (TV Series)
Sir
- The Miserable Mill: Part One (2017) ... Sir
- The Miserable Mill: Part Two (2017) ... Sir
 2016 TripTank (TV Series)
Johnny Bahama
- The Director (2016) ... Johnny Bahama (voice)
 2010-2011 Glenn Martin DDS (TV Series)
Grandpa Whitey
- Windfall (2011) ... Grandpa Whitey (voice)
- Bust 'Em Up (2010) ... Grandpa Whitey (voice)
- Vegas Strip (2010) ... (voice)
 2011 A Mann's World (TV Movie)
Allan Mann
 2010 Southern Discomfort (TV Movie)
 2003 Word of Honor (TV Movie)
Benjamin Tyson
 1985 The Long Hot Summer (TV Movie)
Ben Quick
 1985 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series)
Reeve Baker
- People Don't Do Such Things (1985) ... Reeve Baker
 1983 Matt Houston (TV Series)
Terry Spence
- The Woman in White (1983) ... Terry Spence
 1983 Six Pack (TV Movie)
Brewster Baker
 1980 Revenge of the Stepford Wives (TV Movie)
Officer Andy Brady
 1980 Beulah Land (TV Mini-Series)
Bonard Davis
- Part III (1980) ... Bonard Davis
- Part II (1980) ... Bonard Davis
- Part I (1980) ... Bonard Davis
 1979 The Rebels (TV Movie)
Judson Fletcher
 1979 Amateur Night at the Dixie Bar and Grill (TV Movie)
Cowboy
 1978 Pressure Point (TV Movie)
 1978 First, You Cry (TV Movie)
Daniel Easton
 1978 Katie: Portrait of a Centerfold (TV Movie)
Gunther
 1978 The American Girls (TV Series)
Everett Simms
- A Crash Course in Survival (1978) ... Everett Simms
 1978 The Two-Five (TV Movie)
Charlie Morgan
 1978 Ski Lift to Death (TV Movie)
Mike Sloan
 1978 What Really Happened to the Class of '65? (TV Series)
Edgar
- Class Crusader (1978) ... Edgar
 1977 Police Story (TV Series)
Lee Morgan
- Trigger Point (1977) ... Lee Morgan
 1977 Big Hawaii (TV Series)
Gandy
- Gandy (1977) ... Gandy
 1977 Eight Is Enough (TV Series)
Doug
- Trial Marriage (1977) ... Doug
 1977 Cover Girls (TV Movie)
Johnny Wilson
 1977 Nashville 99 (TV Series)
Mike Watling
- Sing Me a Song to Die By (1977) ... Mike Watling
 1977 The City (TV Movie)
Sergeant Brian Scott
 1976 Barnaby Jones (TV Series)
Wayne Lockwood
- Renegade's Child (1976) ... Wayne Lockwood
 1976 The Streets of San Francisco (TV Series)
Off. Larry Wilson
- Hot Dog (1976) ... Off. Larry Wilson
 1976 Law of the Land (TV Movie)
Quirt
 1974 The Rookies (TV Series)
Al Devering
- The Teacher (1974) ... Al Devering
 1973 Kung Fu (TV Series)
Nashebo
- The Spirit-Helper (1973) ... Nashebo
 1972 The Bold Ones: The New Doctors (TV Series)
Ev Howard
- End Theme (1972) ... Ev Howard
 1972 Young Dr. Kildare (TV Series)
Ted Thatcher
- The House Call (1972) ... Ted Thatcher
 1971 Sarge (TV Series)
Deloy Coopersmith
- The Combatants (1971) ... Deloy Coopersmith
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(early 90s) TV commercial: Bavaria Beer See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 5 Interviews | 4 Articles | 6 Pictorials | 15 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Even though some of the films I've made haven't been particularly commercial, I don't find them failures. See more »

Trivia:

He often arrived on the set of Miami Vice (1984) in his own powerboat, called "My Vice". See more »

Trademark:

Gravelly voice See more »

Nickname:

DJ See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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