Fast Facts

  • Studied at the America Conservatory Theater in San Francisco.
  • Was a contestant on The Dating Game in 1969.
  • With Dickey Betts, cowrote the songs "Blind Love" and "Can't Take It With You," which appeared on the 1979 Allman Brothers album Enlightened Rogues.
  • Won the 1988 APBA Offshore World Cup in the Superboat class.
  • Recorded the albums Heartbeat (1986) and Let It Roll (1989).
  • Was awarded more than $23 million in 2010 after suing Rysher Entertainment for profits on the show Nash Bridges (1996-2001), which he co-owned.

Awards

  • 1985, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series: Winner
  • 1987, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama: Nominee
  • 1986, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama: Winner

Relationships

  • Barbra Streisand — Ex-significant Other
  • Deacon James Johnson — Son
  • Jesse Johnson — Son
  • Melanie Griffith — Ex-wife
  • Jasper Breckenridge Johnson — Son
  • Dakota Johnson — Daughter
  • Patti D'Arbanville — Ex-significant Other
  • Atherton Grace Johnson — Daughter
  • Greg Johnson — Brother
  • Deanne Johnson — Half Sister
  • Darlene Johnson — Stepmother
  • Casey Johnson — Brother
  • Wayne Johnson — Father
  • Tanya Tucker — Ex-significant Other
  • Nell Johnson — Mother
  • Linda Johnson — Sister
  • Kelley Phleger — Wife

College

  • Attended University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, United States

Details

  • Birth Name: Donnie Wayne Johnson
  • Birth Place: Flat Creek, Missouri, United States
  • Birthday: December 15, 1949, Sagittarius
  • Profession: Actor, Singer, Songwriter, Producer, Director
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