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A notorious womanizer, Don`s nickname around Hollywood was "Don Juanson."

Scored three hits on the Billboard Hot 100 singles charts with "Heartbeat" (US #6, 1986), "Heartache Away" (US #56, 1986) and the Barbra Streisand duet "Til I Loved You" (US #25, 1989). (

He and "Miami Vice" (1984) co-star John Diehl were investors in the boxing career of Mark Breland. (

In the 1970s, he co-wrote songs with former The Allman Brothers Band guitarist/singer Dickey Betts, several of which were recorded by the band. (

Got his big break into stardom by starring in the controversial off-Broadway play "Fortune and Men's Eyes", which was directed by and starred Sal Mineo. The play, which featured a realistic r*pe scene in a men's prison, generated plenty of press reviews due to the once taboo subject of homosexuality in the arts. (

He is a devotee of the culture of Vietnam and he owns a small island off the south coast. He honeymooned there with his wife, Kelley, in May 1999. (

Has a family in Colorado with whom he used to celebrate Christmas. (

Made his professional debut in the American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco, in "Your Own Thing," a rock musical modeled after William Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night." Made five pilots for NBC early in his career that were all rejected. (

Went to Wichita South High School. 1971 graduate of University of Kansas in Lawrence KS on a full drama scholarship. (

Mentioned in Walter Kirn's novel "Thumbsucker". (

Loves the Tuscany area of Italy and has vacationed there often. (

Co-wrote a two-hour movie with his neighbor Hunter S. Thompson. The movie was not picked up, but CBS bought the story and turned it into "Nash Bridges" (1996). (

1998: Engaged to Kelley Phleger. (

Auditioned for the part of Sonny Crockett in Miami Vice while he was in Miami working on a low-budget film about Vietnam called Cease Fire. (

In 1985 during the height of Miami Vice. He had made a trip to Germany to special-order a 959 Porsche from the factory in Stuttgart. (

Has son Jesse Wayne Johnson (Jesse Johnson 7 Dc 82), with Andy Warhol girl Patti D'Arbanville. Has daughter Dakota Johnson, (4 Oct 89) from marriage to actress Melanie Griffith. (

Popular Finnish music group Don Johnsson Big Band is named after him. (

Ex-son-in-law of Tippi Hedren and Peter Griffith. (

The creators of "Miami Vice" (1984) were originally against casting him. Before "Vice," he had starred in four failed TV pilots. (

Third child with his wife Kelley, son Deacon, born on April 29, 2006 at a Los Angeles hospital. The baby measured 27.5 inches long and weighed 7 pounds. (

Daughter with Kelley Phleger - Atherton Grace (7 lbs. 15 oz.) was born on December 28, 1999. He married Kelley in April 1999. Son Jasper Breckenridge Johnson was born 6 June 2002 in Los Angeles, California. Son Deacon (27.5 inches, 7 pounds) was born on 29 April 2006 in Los Angeles hospital. 7 pounds. (

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