Donnie Wayne Johnson is an American actor, producer, director, singer and songwriter. He played the role of James "Sonny" Crockett, in the 1980s television series Miami Vice, winning a Golden Globe for his work in the role. He also played the protagonist, Nash Bridges, in the 1990s series Nash Bridges. Johnson has appeared in films such as A Boy and His Dog (1975), Tin Cup (1996), Machete (2010), Django Unchained (2012) and Knives Out (2019). As a singer, Johnson released albums Heartbeat (1986) and Let It Roll (1989). His cover version of "Heartbeat" peaked at No. 5 on the Billboard Hot 100. Johnson received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1996.