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David Johansen is a Actor and Sound American born on 9 january 1950 at New York City (USA)

David Johansen

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Birth name David Roger Johansen
Nationality USA
Birth 9 january 1950 (70 years) at New York City (USA)

David Roger Johansen (born January 9, 1950) is an American rock, protopunk, blues, and pop singer, songwriter and actor. He is best known as a member of the seminal protopunk band The New York Dolls. He is also known for his work under the pseudonym Buster Poindexter.


David is currently married to Mara Hennessey, and is the stepfather of Leah Victoria Hennessey, lead singer of the band Make Out.

Usually with

Mitch Glazer
Mitch Glazer
(2 films)
Bill Murray
Bill Murray
(2 films)
Iggy Pop
Iggy Pop
(4 films)
Debbie Harry
Debbie Harry
(3 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of David Johansen (20 films)

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A Very Murray Christmas, 56minutes
Directed by Sofia Coppola
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Musical
Themes Films about music and musicians, Christmas films, Musical films
Actors George Clooney, Bill Murray, Paul Shaffer, Amy Poehler, Julie White, Michael Cera
Roles Himself
Rating54% 2.749542.749542.749542.749542.74954
L'acteur Bill Murray est très inquiet. En raison d’une tempête de neige qui s'abat sur New York, aucun invité ne peut venir pour son émission de télévision. Heureusement, des célébrités arrivent au Carlyle Hotel pour l’aider à célébrer l’esprit de Noël.
Punk: Attitude
Directed by Don Letts
Genres Documentary, Musical
Themes Films about music and musicians, Documentary films about music and musicians, Documentaire sur une personnalité, Musical films
Actors Henry Rollins, Jim Jarmusch, Jello Biafra, Iggy Pop, Mary Harron, John Cale
Roles Himself
Rating74% 3.74113.74113.74113.74113.7411
The film begins showing the roots of punk music with many views on various artists and genres who accentuated the beginning of the genre, like the MC5 and the Velvet Underground. Punk: Attitude then proceeds chronologically to sort through the various artists and alumni who were central to the movement, drawing light on the general idea or "Attitude" of the punk movement, which spoke out for a generation. Bands such as The Ramones, The Stooges, The Clash and The Sex Pistols feature prominently throughout. The movie offers a canvas of praise and respect given from many interviewees as these bands are heralded commonly as the beginning of Punk progressively through the movie. Rare concert footage and personal accounts of gigs and band meetings highlight the aggression and destructive entities with surprising accuracy. The movie wraps up by emphasizing the influence that punk has on modern music.
End of the Century: The Story of the Ramones, 1h50
Directed by James Wallace Fields
Origin USA
Genres Documentary, Musical
Themes Films about music and musicians, Documentary films about music and musicians, Documentaire sur une personnalité, Musical films
Actors Rob Zombie, Conan O'Brien, Debbie Harry, Andy Richter, Rick Rubin, Andy Warhol
Rating79% 3.995253.995253.995253.995253.99525
En 1974, le milieu musical underground de New York reçoit une claque en découvrant un groupe de marginaux du Queens : les Ramones. En jouant dans des bars minables, ils ébranlent les fondations de l’univers musical de l’époque. Par la suite, ils parcourent le monde et créent un mouvement qui résonne sur deux générations. Sans battre des records de ventes, ce groupe punk légendaire a fait des tournées qui ont attiré les foules pendant 22 ans. Ce documentaire raconte leurs hauts et leurs bas.
The Filth and the Fury, 1h47
Directed by Julien Temple
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Documentary, Musical
Themes Films about music and musicians, Documentary films about music and musicians, Documentaire sur une personnalité, Musical films
Actors John Lydon, David Bowie, Alice Cooper, Stewart Copeland, Bryan Ferry, Benny Hill
Roles Himself (archive footage)
Rating76% 3.8462053.8462053.8462053.8462053.846205
Insultes, crachats, irreverence et violence, le groupe Sex Pistols est l'un des plus célebres représentants du mouvement punk londonien. La folle ascension de Johnny Rotten, Steve Jones, Glen Matlock, Sid Vicious et Paul Cook dans la deuxième moitié des années soixante-dix, période de grève et de misère pour la classe ouvrière de Grande-Bretagne, n'aura duré que l'espace de vingt-six mois et un seul album.
Cats Don't Dance, 1h15
Directed by Mark L. Dindal
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Musical theatre, Musical, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Films about religion, Films about cats, Musical films, Films based on the Bible, Films about Jews and Judaism, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère, Disaster films
Actors Scott Bakula, Jasmine Guy, Ashley Peldon, Jasmine Guy, John Rhys-Davies, Natalie Cole
Roles Bus Driver, a human whose insults towards the animals getting fired from Mammoth Studios inspire Danny with his last plan to give the animals their long-awaited stardom.
Rating68% 3.448563.448563.448563.448563.44856
In 1939, Danny, an optimistic cat, dreams of Hollywood stardom, so he travels from Kokomo, Indiana to Hollywood in hopes of starting a career there. He is selected by Farley Wink to feature in a film called Little Ark Angel that is in production alongside a cat named Sawyer. Upon meeting Tillie, Cranston, Frances, and T.W., he is dismayed on learning how minor his role is and tries to weasel his way into more time in the limelight. Danny winds up angering Darla Dimple, a popular, extremely spoiled child actress and star of the film, so she assigns her Valet Max to intimidate Danny into no longer trying to enlarge his part.
Car 54, Where Are You?, 1h29
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Action
Actors David Johansen, John C. McGinley, Fran Drescher, Nipsey Russell, Rosie O'Donnell, Al Lewis
Roles Officer Gunther Toody
Rating25% 1.2575251.2575251.2575251.2575251.257525
Partnered in Car 54 are the amiable, unreliable Gunther Toody and the prim, proper Francis Muldoon, who wants to know, among other things, if Toody has been helping himself to free kebab from the neighborhood food vendors.
Mr. Nanny
Mr. Nanny (1993)
, 1h24
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Action
Actors Hulk Hogan, Sherman Hemsley, Austin Pendleton, Madeline Zima, Robert Hy Gorman, Raymond O'Connor
Roles Thanatos
Rating38% 1.907161.907161.907161.907161.90716
Set in Palm Beach, Florida, Sean Armstrong (Hogan) is an ex-wrestler and Burt Wilson (Sherman Hemsley) is his friend and former manager, now running a bodyguard service. Sean is suffering from wrestler-days' nightmares, while Burt has a bum leg from saving Sean's life and financial difficulties. With much whining and acting, Burt manages to persuade Sean to take a bodyguard job for Alex Mason, Sr. (Austin Pendleton), the head of the prestigious tech firm, Mason Systems, which is developing a new anti-missile system, the Peacefinder Project. The vital information for this project is stored on a microchip. But it is neither the inventor nor the chip Sean has to guard - he is to look after the two Mason kids: Alex Jr. (Robert Hy Gorman) and Kate (Madeline Zima).
Naked in New York, 1h31
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Films about writers, Films about sexuality, Films about television, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Mary-Louise Parker, Ralph Macchio, Eric Stoltz, Jill Clayburgh, Tony Curtis, Timothy Dalton
Roles Orangutang
Rating57% 2.851532.851532.851532.851532.85153
The film is narrated in flashback by Jake Briggs (Eric Stoltz), a young aspiring playwright, culminating in the production of one of his plays off-Broadway by agent Carl Fisher (Tony Curtis). The play is a flop, at least in part because the lead parts are given to two actors, Dana Coles and Jason Brett (Kathleen Turner and Chris Noth), who are "not right" for the roles. Along the journey, Jake reviews his relationships with girlfriend Joanne (Mary-Louise Parker), best friend Chris (Ralph Macchio), his mother Shirley (Jill Clayburgh), and his mostly absentee father Roman (Paul Guilfoyle). The film ends with Jake and Joanne going their separate ways, mostly because of competing career goals, and Jake hoping to write more plays with greater success.
Freejack (1992)
, 1h50
Directed by Geoff Murphy
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Action
Themes Post-apocalyptic films, Films about religion, Sports films, Transport films, Time travel films, Films about automobiles, Films based on science fiction novels, Films set in the future, Auto racing films, Political films, Road movies, Cyberpunk films, Dystopian films, Chase films, Anticipation, Disaster films
Actors Emilio Estevez, Mick Jagger, Rene Russo, Anthony Hopkins, Jonathan Banks, David Johansen
Roles Brad Carter
Rating54% 2.700012.700012.700012.700012.70001
In 2009, the super-wealthy achieve immortality by hiring "bonejackers", mercenaries equipped with time travel devices, to snatch people from the past, just prior to the moment of their deaths, for use as substitute bodies. Those who escape are known as "freejacks" and are considered less than human under the law. In this dystopian future, most people suffer from poor physical health as a result of rampant drug use and environmental pollution, making them unattractive as replacement bodies.
Desire and Hell at Sunset Motel
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy
Actors Sherilyn Fenn, David Hewlett, Whip Hubley, David Johansen, Kenneth Tobey, Paul Bartel
Roles Auggie
Rating57% 2.8596552.8596552.8596552.8596552.859655
A husband and wife check into the Sunset Motel in Anaheim, California in late 1957 (Sputnik is referenced several times) where affairs and other sexual crimes soon erupt.
Tales from the Darkside: The Movie, 1h33
Directed by John Harrison
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Fantastic, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Themes Films about animals, Films about cats, Comedy horror films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Debbie Harry, Christian Slater, Matthew Lawrence, David Johansen, Steve Buscemi, William Hickey
Roles Halston (segment "Cat From Hell")
Rating62% 3.1487953.1487953.1487953.1487953.148795
The movie opens with Betty, an affluent suburban housewife and modern-day witch (Deborah Harry), planning a dinner party. The main dish is to be Timmy (Matthew Lawrence), a young boy whom she has captured and chained up in her pantry. To stall her from stuffing and roasting him, the boy tells her three horror stories from a book she gave him, titled Tales from the Darkside.
Let It Ride, 1h30
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Films about animals, Sports films, Films about horses, Horse sports in film
Actors Richard Dreyfuss, David Johansen, Teri Garr, Jennifer Tilly, Allen Garfield, Robbie Coltrane
Roles Looney
Rating67% 3.3992953.3992953.3992953.3992953.399295
Jay Trotter drives a cab. His friend Looney, also a cab driver, has a secret microphone in his taxi to record his passengers' conversations. Looney has a tape of two men talking about a horse race and how one of the horses, due to some unethical practice by its owner, is a sure thing to win big. Jay goes to the track to place a bet—despite the fact that the day before, he told his wife Pam that he would quit betting and be home to "start their marriage over" at noon. In the restroom of the bar next door, he prays to God, "Just one day, that's all I'm asking for, one day, I'm due." A man exiting the bathrooms says "Ya? So's Jesus. Let it ride." Jay promptly places a $50 bet. The horse wins in a photo finish and pays $28.40 to win (earning him $710).