David Johansen

Scrooged (1988)

David Johansen  American Singer


Who is is he dating right now?

David Johansen and Mara Hennessey are married.


David Johansen was previously married to Kate Simon (1988 - 2004) and Cyrinda Foxe (1973 - 1977).

He has been in relationships with Paula Yates (1978) and Angie Bowie.

David Johansen has had encounters with Nancy Spungen (1975), Queenie and Morgana Welch.

He is rumoured to have hooked up with Debbie Harry.


David Johansen is a 66 year old American Singer. Born David Roger Johansen on 9th January, 1950 in Staten Island, NY, he is famous for Lead Singer of the New York Dolls & Buster Poindexter in a career that spans 1968–present. His zodiac sign is Capricorn.

David Johansen is a member of the following lists: Glam rock musicians, New York Dolls members and American male actors.


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Relationship Statistics

Married3 21 years 11 years, 7 months 5 years
Dating2 39 years, 10 months 19 years, 5 months -
Encounter3 42 years, 10 months 14 years, 11 months -
Rumoured1 - - -
Total9 42 years, 10 months 12 years, 6 months 5 years


First Name David
Middle Name Roger
Last Name Johansen
Full Name at Birth David Roger Johansen
Alternative Name Buster Poindexter
Age 66 years
Birthday 9th January, 1950
Birthplace Staten Island, NY
Build Slim
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown - Light
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Sexuality Straight
Religion Other
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Singer, Songwriter, Actor
Occupation Singer
Claim to Fame Lead Singer of the New York Dolls & Buster Poindexter
Music Genre Pop/Rock
Year(s) Active 1968–present
Music Style Rock & Roll, Hard Rock, Punk/New Wave, New York Punk, Blues, Folk-Blues
Music Mood Brash, Freewheeling, Rambunctious, Confident, Rousing, Yearning, Aggressive, Fiery, Warm, Stylish, Boisterous, Street-Smart, Raucous, Energetic, Tender
Instrument Harmonica, Vocals
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling) N2N Entertainment, Inc.
Brand Endorsement (1987-89) Print ads: Amaretto di Saronno ("Amaretto di Buster")
Official Websites www.facebook.com/officialBusterPoindexter?ref=ts&fref=ts, www.nndb.com/people/031/000024956/, www.allmusic.com/artist/david-johansen-mn0000181329

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.

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Partner Comparison

David Johansen66 CapricornSinger
Mara Hennessey-
Kate Simon-Photographer
Paula Yates41 TaurusTV Personality
Nancy Spungen20 PiscesOther
Cyrinda Foxe50 PiscesActress
Morgana Welch60 AriesWriter
Debbie Harry71 CancerSinger
Angie Bowie67 LibraModel


A Very Murray Christmas2015The BartenderMovie
Glass Chin2014Stanley LooriMovie
New York Dolls Live at Bowery Ballroom2011Movie
New York Dolls in Newcastle2011Movie
Coda2005August WestShort Film
Crooked Lines2003CharlieMovie
Teen Titans2003Ding Dong Daddy DowdTV Show
God Is on Their Side2002God (as Buster Poindexter)Movie
Campfire Stories2001Ranger BillMovie
Deadline2000BennyTV Show
200 Cigarettes1999Tiki BartenderMovie
The Tic Code1999MarvinMovie
Cupid1998Homeless Guy in Park, NarratorTV Show
Cats Don't Dance1997Bus Driver (voice)Movie
Nick and Jane1997CarterMovie
The Deli1997The CabbieMovie
Oz1997Eli ZabitzTV Show
Burnzy's Last Call1995AndreMovie
The Weinerville Chanukah Special1995Gonsah K'nocker (as Buster Poindexter)TV Movie
Car 54, Where Are You? (film)1994Officer Gunther ToodyMovie
Mr. Nanny1993Tommy ThanatosMovie
Naked in New York1993OrangutangMovie
The Adventures of Pete & Pete1992Park Ranger ThorsenTV Show
Desire and Hell at Sunset Motel1991AuggieMovie
Tales from the Darkside: The Movie1990Halston (segment "Cat From Hell")Movie
Let It Ride1989LooneyMovie
Candy Mountain1988Keith BurnsMovie
Married to the Mob1988'The Priest'Movie
Scrooged1988Ghost of Christmas PastMovie
The Equalizer1985GarnetTV Show
CBS Schoolbreak Special1984Freddy KayTV Show
Miami Vice1984Singer at PartyTV Show
Late Night with David Letterman1982Buster PoindexterTV Show
Arena1975Buffalo BillTV Show
Saturday Night Live1975Buster PoindexterTV Show
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color1954Buster PoindexterTV Show
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