David Johansen

David Johansen

  • Born on
    • January 9th, 1950
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 has appeared in several films including Car 54, Where Are You? and Scrooged with Bill Murray.


Acting (13 Credits)

2019Above the Shadows as Ron
2014Glass Chin as Stanley Loori
2004Lightning in a Bottle
2003End of the Century
2001Campfire Stories as Ranger Bill
1994Car 54, Where Are You? as Officer Gunther Toody
1993Mr. Nanny as Thanatos
1993Naked in New York as Orangutang
1992Freejack as Brad Carter
1990Tales from the Darkside: The Movie as Halston (segment "Cat From Hell")
1989Let It Ride as Looney
1988Scrooged as Ghost of Christmas Past
1988Married to the Mob as 'The Priest'

Himself (6 Credits)

2015A Very Murray Christmas as Himself
2005New York Doll as Himself
2005Punk: Attitude as Himself
2003Searching for the Wrong-Eyed Jesus as Himself
2003Mayor of the Sunset Strip as Himself
2000The Filth and the Fury as Himself (archive footage)

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