David Johansen

David Johansen

actor, composer, soundtrack

David Johansen was born on Jan 09, 1950 in USA. David Johansen's big-screen debut came with Up the Academy directed by Robert Downey Sr. in 1980. David Johansen is known for Centaurworld directed by Derek Prout, Megan Dong stars as Glendale and Pinelopi Skalkotou as Horse (Greek Dub). The upcoming new tvshow David Johansen plays is Centaurworld - Season 1 which will be released on Jul 30, 2021.

New York City born David Johansen sang in Rock & Roll dance bands as a teenager, joining Charles Ludlum's Ridiculous Theater and starting the New York Dolls.The highly influential Dolls made two iconic Rock & Roll records before disbanding in the mid seventies. At this time he created the David Johansen Group which recorded six highly acclaimed albums and toured hits such as "Funky but Chic" for the next ten years. Simultaneously he began performing Jump Blues, Calypso, and "Pre-Hayes code Rock & Roll" under the name Buster Poindexter The success of these shows led to Buster Poindexter's touring four swinging internationally acclaimed CD's.During this time, in addition to his musical career, Johansen started appearing in various movies , including Let It Ride (1989) and Fantômes en fête (1988), as well as making various television appearances, including a season on Saturday Night Live (1975).

  • Birthday

    Jan 09, 1950
  • Place of Birth

    Richmond [now Staten Island], New York City, New York, USA
  • Also known

    Buster Poindexter, The New York City Dolls, The New York Dolls, New York Dolls, David Roger Johansen, David JoHansen, David Jo Hansen

Known For

Movies & TV Shows

TV Shows