David Johansen

Soundtrack | Actor | Composer
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KNOWN FOR 
Scrooged (1988) | Let It Ride (1989) | Kick-Ass (2010)
AWARDS 
1 nomination More »
AKA 
David JoHansen | The New York City Dolls | Buster Poindexter
BORN 
Jan 9, 1950 (age 68)

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Films in Production (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (60 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for England Is MineEngland Is Mine Writer ("Lonely Planet Boy")  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Vince Giordano: There's a Future in the PastVince Giordano: There's a Future in the Past Himself, Performer ("Of All the Wrongs You've to Me")  Less 2016 $14K / —
  • Primary photo for Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road ChipAlvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip Performer ("Hot Hot Hot") (as Buster Poindexter)  Less 2015 $90MM $86MM / $235MM
  • Primary photo for Glass ChinGlass Chin Stanley Loori  Less 2014 $1MM
  • Primary photo for Morrissey: 25 LiveMorrissey: 25 Live (Video) Writer ("Looking for a Kiss")  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for B.I.I.D.B.I.I.D. (Short) Blas  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Miss Farkku-SuomiMiss Farkku-Suomi Music ("Personality Crisis")  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for The Three StoogesThe Three Stooges Writer ("Dance Like A Monkey")  Less 2012 $44MM / $55MM
  • Primary photo for Get Him to the GreekGet Him to the Greek Writer ("Personality Crisis")  Less 2010 $61MM / $91MM
  • Primary photo for Kick-AssKick-Ass Soundtrack ("We're All in Love")  Less 2010 $30MM $48MM / $96MM
  • Primary photo for AdventurelandAdventureland Writer ("Looking for a Kiss")  Less 2009 $16MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Perfect Age of Rock 'n' RollThe Perfect Age of Rock 'n' Roll Writer ("Lonely Planet Boy")  Less 2009 $5MM
  • Primary photo for Four ChristmasesFour Christmases Performer ("Hot Hot Hot") (as Buster Poindexter)  Less 2008 $80MM $120MM / $164MM
  • Primary photo for Beverly Hills ChihuahuaBeverly Hills Chihuahua Performer ("Hot Hot Hot") (as Buster Poindexter)  Less 2008 $20MM $95MM / $149MM
  • Primary photo for AnamorphAnamorph Arranger ("In Love Again"), Performer ("In Love Again")  Less 2007 $6K / —
  • Primary photo for CodaCoda (Short) August West  Less 2005 $65K
  • Primary photo for Punk: AttitudePunk: Attitude Himself, Writer ("Looking For a Kiss", "Personality Crisis", "Jet Boy") (as Johanson)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for The AviatorThe Aviator Performer ("Ain't Cha Glad" (1933))  Less 2004 $110MM $103MM / $214MM
  • Primary photo for Searching for the Wrong-Eyed JesusSearching for the Wrong-Eyed Jesus Himself, Performer ("The Last Kind Word Blues"), Writer ("The Last Kind Word Blues")  Less 2003 $80K / —
  • Primary photo for Crooked LinesCrooked Lines Charlie, Performer ("Oh Babe, What Would You Say")  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for End of the CenturyEnd of the Century Himself (archive footage) (uncredited), Writer ("Looking for a Kiss")  Less 2003 $392K / —
  • Primary photo for Auto FocusAuto Focus Performer ("Snap!") (as Buster Poindexter)  Less 2002 $7MM $2.1MM / —
  • Primary photo for Dream LoverDream Lover (Video) David  Less 2002 $3K
  • Primary photo for God Is on Their SideGod Is on Their Side God (as Buster Poindexter), Performer ("He's Got the Whole World (In His Hands)", "When the Saints Go Marching In", "Onward, Christian Soldiers", "Lili Marleen") (uncredited)  Less 2002 $250K
  • Primary photo for Campfire StoriesCampfire Stories Ranger Bill  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Freddy Got FingeredFreddy Got Fingered Writer ("Personality Crisis")  Less 2001 $14MM $14MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Filth and the FuryThe Filth and the Fury Himself (archive footage), Writer ("Looking For A Kiss") (as Johansen)  Less 2000 $607K / —
  • Primary photo for The Tic CodeThe Tic Code Marvin  Less 1999 $204K / —
  • Primary photo for The BachelorThe Bachelor Performer ("Hit the Road Jack") (as Buster Poindexter)  Less 1999 $51MM $22MM / $37MM
  • Primary photo for HeartHeart Writer ("Looking for a Kiss")  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for 200 Cigarettes200 Cigarettes Tiki Bartender  Less 1999 $6MM $6.9MM / —
  • Primary photo for My Favorite MartianMy Favorite Martian Performer ("Hot Hot Hot") (as Buster Poindexter)  Less 1999 $65MM $37MM / —
  • Primary photo for Velvet GoldmineVelvet Goldmine Writer ("Personality Crisis")  Less 1998 $1.1MM / —
  • Primary photo for Nick and JaneNick and Jane Carter  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for The DeliThe Deli The Cabbie  Less 1997 $6K / —
  • Primary photo for Cats Don't DanceCats Don't Dance Bus Driver (voice)  Less 1997 $32MM $3.6MM / —
  • Primary photo for Buster Poindexter: OndineBuster Poindexter: Ondine (Video) Buster Poindexter, Co-Composer  Less 1997 $200K
  • Primary photo for Grumpier Old MenGrumpier Old Men Performer ("Hit The Road Jack") (as Buster Poindexter)  Less 1995 $25MM $70MM / —
  • Primary photo for AngusAngus Performer ("Hot, Hot, Hot") (as Buster Poindexter)  Less 1995 $4.8MM / —
  • Primary photo for Burnzy's Last CallBurnzy's Last Call Andre, Performer ("Space Monkey", "I Want to Be at My Own Funeral"), Writer ("Space Monkey", "I Want to Be at My Own Funeral")  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Postcards from AmericaPostcards from America Writer ("Trash", "Looking for a Kiss")  Less 1994 $84K / —
  • Primary photo for Car 54, Where Are You?Car 54, Where Are You? Officer Gunther Toody, Performer ("Mambo Luv")  Less 1994 $11MM $1.2MM / —
  • Primary photo for Naked in New YorkNaked in New York Orangutang  Less 1993 $1MM / —
  • Primary photo for Mr. NannyMr. Nanny Tommy Thanatos, Composer, Performer ("ROUGH STUFF") (as Buster Poindexter), Writer ("ATTITUDE DUDE", "I DON'T WANNA GO TO SCHOOL", "DREAM DAD", "ROUGH STUFF")  Less 1993 $10MM $4.2MM / —
  • Primary photo for FreejackFreejack Brad  Less 1992 $30MM $17MM / —
  • Primary photo for Desire and Hell at Sunset MotelDesire and Hell at Sunset Motel Auggie  Less 1991 $3K / —
  • Primary photo for Tales from the Darkside: The MovieTales from the Darkside: The Movie Halston (segment "Cat From Hell")  Less 1990 $3.5MM $16MM / —
  • Primary photo for Let It RideLet It Ride Looney  Less 1989 $18MM $5MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Dream TeamThe Dream Team Performer ("HIT THE ROAD JACK") (as Buster Poindexter)  Less 1989 $15MM $29MM / —
  • Primary photo for ScroogedScrooged Ghost of Christmas Past, Performer ("Brown Eyed Girl") (as Buster Poindexter)  Less 1988 $32MM $60MM / —
  • Primary photo for Married to the MobMarried to the Mob 'The Priest'  Less 1988 $10MM $21MM / —
  • Primary photo for Casual Sex?Casual Sex? Performer ("Hot Hot Hot") (as Buster Poindexter)  Less 1988 $12MM / —
  • Primary photo for GandaharGandahar Shayol (voice) (version: English)  Less 1988 $371K / —
  • Primary photo for Candy MountainCandy Mountain Keith Burns, Composer  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for China GirlChina Girl Performer ("Chinatown Tonight")  Less 1987 $1.3MM / —
  • Primary photo for Buster Poindexter: Hot, Hot, HotBuster Poindexter: Hot, Hot, Hot (Video) Buster Poindexter  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for My Science ProjectMy Science Project Performer ("Hit and Run")  Less 1985 $4.1MM / —
  • Primary photo for Fear CityFear City Lyrics ("New York Doll", "Sucker City"), Performer ("New York Doll", "Sucker City")  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Times SquareTimes Square Performer ("Flowers in the City" (credit only)), Writer ("Flowers in the City" (credit only))  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Up the AcademyUp the Academy Lyrics ("Girls"), Music ("Girls"), Performer ("Girls")  Less 1980
Past Television (34 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Mike and Mike in the MorningMike and Mike in the Morning (TV Series) Performer ("Hot, Hot, Hot") (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016 1
    • Episode dated 28 September 2016 (Sep 28, 2016) Performer ("Hot, Hot, Hot") (as Buster Poindexter) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for VinylVinyl (TV Series) Performer ("Personality Crisis", "Stranded In The Jungle") (1 episode, 2016), Writer ("Personality Crisis") (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016 1
    • Pilot (Feb 14, 2016) Performer ("Personality Crisis", "Stranded In The Jungle"), Writer ("Personality Crisis")  Less
  • Primary photo for A Very Murray ChristmasA Very Murray Christmas (TV Special) The Bartender, Performer ("I Saw The Light", "Fairytale Of New York", "O Tannenbaum" (uncredited))  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Red Band SocietyRed Band Society (TV Series) Writer ("Personality Crisis") (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
  • Primary photo for GothamGotham (TV Series) Writer ("Jet Boy" (Uncredited)) (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
    • Selina Kyle (Sep 29, 2014) Writer ("Jet Boy" (Uncredited))  Less
  • Primary photo for ChuckChuck (TV Series) Performer ("Hot Hot Hot") (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
  • Primary photo for New York Dolls in NewcastleNew York Dolls in Newcastle (TV Movie) Actor  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for New York Dolls Live at Bowery BallroomNew York Dolls Live at Bowery Ballroom (TV Movie) Actor  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for I'm in a Rock 'n' Roll BandI'm in a Rock 'n' Roll Band (TV Mini-series) Himself - Singer, New York Dolls (1 episode, 2010), Writer ("Looking for a Kiss") (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
    • The Singer (May 2, 2010) Himself - Singer, New York Dolls, Writer ("Looking for a Kiss") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for America's Got TalentAmerica's Got Talent (TV Series) Performer ("Hot Hot Hot") (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 1
    • Audition Show #2 (Jun 24, 2009) Performer ("Hot Hot Hot") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for EntourageEntourage (TV Series) Performer ("Hot, Hot, Hot") (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007 1
    • The Cannes Kids (Sep 2, 2007) Performer ("Hot, Hot, Hot") (as Buster Poindexter) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Teen TitansTeen Titans (TV Series) Ding Dong Daddy Dowd (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005 1
    • Revved Up (Dec 10, 2005) Ding Dong Daddy Dowd (voice)  Less
  • Primary photo for I Love the 80's 3-DI Love the 80's 3-D (TV Series) Performer ("Hot, Hot, Hot") (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005 1
    • 1988 (Oct 28, 2005) Performer ("Hot, Hot, Hot") (as Buster Pointdexter)  Less
  • Primary photo for The OfficeThe Office (TV Series) Performer ("Hot Hot Hot") (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003 1
  • Primary photo for ArenaArena (TV Series) Buffalo Bill (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003 1
  • Primary photo for FuturamaFuturama (TV Series) Performer ("Hot Hot Hot") (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002 1
    • Crimes of the Hot (Nov 10, 2002) Performer ("Hot Hot Hot") (as Buster Poindexter)  Less
  • Primary photo for The SimpsonsThe Simpsons (TV Series) Performer ("Hot Hot Hot") (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002 1
  • Primary photo for DeadlineDeadline (TV Series) Benny (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001 1
  • Primary photo for Everybody Loves RaymondEverybody Loves Raymond (TV Series) Performer ("Hot Hot Hot") (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000 1
    • The Walk to the Door (Nov 6, 2000) Performer ("Hot Hot Hot") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for OzOz (TV Series) Eli Zabitz (3 episodes, 2000)  Less 2000 3
  • Primary photo for CupidCupid (TV Series) Homeless Guy in Park / Narrator (2 episodes, 1998)  Less 1998 2
  • Primary photo for The Adventures of Pete & PeteThe Adventures of Pete & Pete (TV Series) Park Ranger Thorsen (1 episode)  Less 1992–1996 1
  • Primary photo for The Weinerville Chanukah SpecialThe Weinerville Chanukah Special (TV Movie) Gonsah K'nocker (as Buster Poindexter)  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for CBS Schoolbreak SpecialCBS Schoolbreak Special (TV Series) Freddy Kay (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995 1
  • Primary photo for Beavis and Butt-HeadBeavis and Butt-Head (TV Series) Performer ("Is Zat You Santa Claus?") (1 episode, 1993)  Less 1993 1
  • Primary photo for Doogie Howser, M.D.Doogie Howser, M.D. (TV Series) Performer ("Hot Hot Hot") (1 episode, 1990)  Less 1990 1
    • Oh Very Young (Nov 28, 1990) Performer ("Hot Hot Hot") (as Buster Poindexter) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for ValentinaValentina (TV Series) Performer ("Hot Hot Hot") (1 episode, 1989)  Less 1989 1
    • Ciao Valentina (Dec 15, 1989) Performer ("Hot Hot Hot")  Less
  • Primary photo for Grammy Living LegendsGrammy Living Legends (TV Movie) Himself (as Buster Poindexter), Performer ("Cabaret")  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for DisneylandDisneyland (TV Series) Buster Poindexter (1 episode, 1989)  Less 1989 1
  • Primary photo for Late Night with David LettermanLate Night with David Letterman (TV Series) Buster Poindexter (1 episode, 1988)  Less 1988 1
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night LiveSaturday Night Live (TV Series) Buster Poindexter - Musical Guest / Buster Poindexter (6 episodes, 1986), Performer ("Rockin' Good Way") (1 episode, 1986), Performer ("Baby, It's Cold Outside") (1 episode, 1986)  Less 1986–1987 6
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  • Primary photo for The EqualizerThe Equalizer (TV Series) Garnet (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1987 1
  • Primary photo for Miami ViceMiami Vice (TV Series) Singer at Party (1 episode, 1985), Writer ("King of Babylon") (1 episode, 1985), Performer ("King of Babylon") (1 episode, 1985)  Less 1985 1
    • The Dutch Oven (Oct 25, 1985) Singer at Party, Performer ("King of Babylon") (uncredited), Writer ("King of Babylon") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Rock ConcertRock Concert (TV Series) Performer ("Funky But Chic", "Girls") (1 episode, 1979), Writer ("Funky But Chic", "Girls") (1 episode, 1979), Himself (1 episode, 1979)  Less 1979 1
    • Episode dated 10 February 1979 (Feb 10, 1979) Himself, Performer ("Funky But Chic", "Girls"), Writer ("Funky But Chic", "Girls")  Less
Self (31 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Park Bench with Steve BuscemiPark Bench with Steve Buscemi (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Sami Yaffa - Sound TrackerSami Yaffa - Sound Tracker (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Clockwork Orange CountyClockwork Orange County (Video) Himself  Less 2012 $250K
  • Primary photo for I'm in a Rock 'n' Roll BandI'm in a Rock 'n' Roll Band (TV Mini-series) Himself - Singer, New York Dolls (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010
    • The Singer (May 2, 2010) Himself - Singer, New York Dolls  Less
  • Primary photo for Anthony Bourdain: No ReservationsAnthony Bourdain: No Reservations (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Later... With Jools HollandLater... With Jools Holland (TV Series) Himself - Interview (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for SoundstageSoundstage (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for The Old, Weird America: Harry Smith's Anthology of American Folk MusicThe Old, Weird America: Harry Smith's Anthology of American Folk Music Himself  Less 2007 $148K
  • Primary photo for Late Night with Conan O'BrienLate Night with Conan O'Brien (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Musical Guest (4 episodes, 1994)  Less 1994–2007
    • Episode #14.84 (Jan 25, 2007) Himself (as The New York City Dolls)  Less
    • Episode #2.187 (Jun 23, 1995) Himself (as Buster Poindexter)  Less
    • Episode #2.148 (Apr 20, 1995) Himself - Musical Guest  Less
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  • Primary photo for Motherfucker: A MovieMotherfucker: A Movie Self  Less 2007 $180K
  • Primary photo for New York Dolls: On the LipNew York Dolls: On the Lip (Video) Himself  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for All Dolled Up: A New York Dolls StoryAll Dolled Up: A New York Dolls Story Himself  Less 2005 $50K
  • Primary photo for New York DollNew York Doll Himself  Less 2005 $218K / —
  • Primary photo for 3-D Rocks3-D Rocks Himself  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Lightning in a BottleLightning in a Bottle Himself  Less 2004 $202K / —
  • Primary photo for 25 Years of Punk25 Years of Punk (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for The Pretenders: Greatest HitsThe Pretenders: Greatest Hits (Video) Himself (segment "No Turn Left Unstoned")  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Unauthorized Biography: Milo, Death of a SupermodelUnauthorized Biography: Milo, Death of a Supermodel (TV Special) Buster Poindexter (as Buster Poindexter)  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Rock Family TreesRock Family Trees (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Great PerformancesGreat Performances (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1994)  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Showbiz TodayShowbiz Today (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1990)  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Live with Regis and Kathie LeeLive with Regis and Kathie Lee (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1989)  Less 1989–1990
  • Primary photo for The Jim Henson HourThe Jim Henson Hour (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1989)  Less 1989
    • Musicians (Jul 23, 1989) Himself (as Buster Poindexter)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Songwriter's Hall of Fame 20th Anniversary... The Magic of MusicThe Songwriter's Hall of Fame 20th Anniversary... The Magic of Music (TV Movie) Himself (as Buster Poindexter)  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Himself - Musical Guest / Himself (3 episodes, 1988)  Less 1988–1989
  • Primary photo for Late Night with David LettermanLate Night with David Letterman (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1988)  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for The Smothers Brothers Comedy HourThe Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour (TV Series) Himself - Buster Poindexter (1 episode, 1988)  Less 1988
    • Episode #1.3 (Apr 13, 1988) Himself - Buster Poindexter  Less
  • Primary photo for The 30th Annual Grammy AwardsThe 30th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) Himself (as Buster Poindexter)  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Staten Island: Unique New YorkStaten Island: Unique New York (Short) Self  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for The New ShowThe New Show (TV Series) Himself / Various (1 episode, 1984)  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Rock ConcertRock Concert (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1979)  Less 1979
Archive Footage (1 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Mayor of the Sunset StripMayor of the Sunset Strip Himself - New York Dolls (archive footage) (as David JoHansen)  Less 2003 $257K / —

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