Don Johnson Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

13th September 2015

Quote: "I'd go absolutely everywhere with them. It was the only way that I could be with them. And since they were divorced I would spend two weeks with one and two weeks with the other, traveling with a tutor... I hated school. I traveled so much in my early years that I didn't understand the process. I felt suffocated - not like I was some grandiose artist, I just felt like an alien." Actress Dakota Johnson admits her chaotic youth travelling with parents Melanie Griffith and Don Johnson while they worked on location turned her off schooling.

18th February 2015

Quote: "I talked about maybe having a flower shop at some point." Actress Dakota Johnson was keen to become a florist before following in her family's footsteps to embark on a career in the movie industry. Her parents are Melanie Griffith and Don Johnson, while her maternal grandmother is Tippi Hedren.

12th February 2015

Quote: "I think before I was nine, he taught me how to ride a horse and a motorcycle, drive a car, shoot a gun." Fifty Shades Of Grey star Dakota Johnson on the early lessons she received from her father, Miami Vice star Don Johnson.

2nd June 2014

Quote: "I haven't read it. I don't know anything about it. I can tell you this though: Dakota is a gifted, gifted actress and this will be a blip in a long line of parts where she kills it. She is the authentic article and I am exceedingly proud of her." Actor Don Johnson on his daughter Dakota Johnson's upcoming role in the much-anticipated film adaptation of erotic novel Fifty Shades of Grey.

6th February 2013

Fact: Don Johnson's actor son Jesse has been cast to portray John Wilkes Booth, the man who killed President Abraham Lincoln, in a Tv movie adaptation of Bill O'Reilly's bestseller Killing Lincoln.

13th January 2013

Quote: "I've seen guys with bigger d**ks than me. One time I was in the (Boston) Celtics locker room... and I turn and there's Dennis Johnson coming out of the showers and, dude, that's who put the Johnson in Johnson... I was like, 'Dude, that's a weapon!'" Famously well-endowed actor Don Johnson on his encounter with basketball great Johnson's 'johnson'.

8th January 2013

Quote: "I was a multiple-substance kinda guy. I would drink, smoke pot, do cocaine, maybe eat a Quaalude. I could go through a good portion of a quart of vodka - and that was my opener. I'd wake up the next day like I'd been hit by a truck, to the point where my skin would hurt... (but) I was a lot of fun, apparently." Actor Don Johnson has little recollection of his past drug and booze highs.

13th September 2012

Quote: "My dad had a driver at the time, so he taught me how to drive on the golf cart that would take my dad from base camp from set... because my dad was busy, so I learned how to drive on a golf cart... A lot of people were very uncomfortable." Don Johnson's actress daughter Dakota learned how to drive on her father's film sets.

1st July 2012

Fact: Miami Vice star Don Johnson's actor son Jesse is set to play assassinated U.S. President Abraham Lincoln's killer John Wilkes Booth in a new National Geographic TV mini-series.

9th September 2011

Quote: "It's a good thing that he plays basketball - because he can't act... We're friends. I'll get a text after the show." Miami Vice star Don Johnson pokes fun at sportsman LeBron James after teaming up with him for a Nike commercial.

8th September 2011

Fact: Don Johnson's porn director character in new comedy Bucky Larson: Born To Be A Star is called Miles Deep.

17th March 2011

Fact: Ellen Barkin is to play Don Johnson's ex-wife in new TV drama A Mann's World. The former Miami Vice action man plays a salon boss in the pilot.

6th March 2011

Fact: Don Johnson is heading back to TV as a hairdresser. The former Miami Vice and Nash Bridges star will play a salon owner in a new drama from Sex & The City creator Michael Patrick King. Sofia Vergara's sister Sandra and Kelly Hu will co-star.

14th March 2007

Quote: "I did not see the movie and apparently I'm not the only one." Don Johnson hasn't seen Michael Mann's big screen Miami Vice remake, he tells radio station Heart FM.

18th January 2006

Fact: <p>Stars attending the Golden Globe Awards on Monday (16JAN06) were welcomed by actor Harry Hamlin's coffee perk - the US star teamed up with TV show Access Hollywood to welcome celebrities like Charlize Theron, Don Johnson and George Clooney at a red carpet coffee cafe. </p>

7th January 2006

Quote: <p>"When you help deliver your children you remember the most minute details." MIAMI VICE star Don Johnson is planning on helping to deliver wife KELLEY's new baby this spring (06). </p>

20th October 2005

Fact: <p>DUMB + DUMBER star Jeff Daniels played guitar on former MIAMI VICE star Don Johnson's 1989 album LET IT ROLL. </p>

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