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Ernie Johnson

Biography

Ernie Johnson continues within the soul-blues performing route forged by performers like Bobby “Blue” Bland, Z.Z. Hill, Small Milton, and R.L. Griffin. Created in Winnsboro, LA, Johnson didn’t start performing expertly until after shifting to Dallas. His vocal affects included Nat Ruler Cole, Dee Clark, Clyde McPhatter, Jackie Wilson, and specifically Bobby “Blue” Bland; he recalled that hearing Bland sing “Further on In the Street”” was a revelatory encounter. Johnson had an opportunity to open up for Miss Lavelle White colored and Guitar Wayne in Mexia, TX, and stole the display. At that time, he stop his day work using the Dallas parks division and created a music group, the Spirit Blenders. He documented his first solitary, “Lovin You” b/w “Chilly Cold Center,” for Body fat Washington’s Movin’ Information in 1968. Johnson documented additional singles before his first recording for Ronn Information, Just with time. Johnson has performed the blues celebrations in SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA and Monterey, and his 1st compact disk, It’s Party Period, was released within the Louisiana-based Paula Information label in 1993. Johnson financed and created the recording himself, and published all the tunes aside from his rendition of Otis Redding’s “Dreams to keep in mind.” In 1995, Malaco Information released another recording, In the Feeling; Sizzling and Steamy adopted three years later on. Although he doesn’t tour that broadly, Johnson does bypass within the blues event circuit.

Quick Facts


Full Name Ernie Johnson Jr.
Date Of Birth August 7, 1956
Height 1.85 m
Profession Actor, Sports commentator, Talk show host
Education University of Georgia
Nationality American
Spouse Cheryl Johnson
Children Ashley Johnson, Carmen Johnson, Maggie Johnson, Eric Johnson, Michael Johnson, Allison Johnson
Parents Ernie Johnson, Lois Denhard
Awards Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Sports Personality - Studio Host
Music Songs Share You With Someone Else, Good Thang Man, I'm In the Mood for the Blues, E.J. Stomp, Made Your Bed Hard, You're About To Succeed, I Remember J.T., Laid Around, Played Around,too Long, I'll Be Gone for Good, Jesus Is a Waymaker, Loves On the Other Line, Forever Just Ain't Long Enough, Kiss It, Give Me A little Bit Of Your Loving, Move Along, I'll Choose, Reaching Out, You're Gonna Miss Me, Cold Woman, Cold This Winter, Can't Keep a Good Woman Down, Hot & Steamy, Let's Get This Party On, I Love You, I'm The One You Need, Just In Time, Mouth To Mouth Resuscitation, In My Dreams, Tonight's the Night, It's All Over, Party All Night, Don't Waste My Time
Albums Hot & Steamy, I'm the One You Need, Just In Time, In The Mood
TV Shows Inside the NBA, NBA on TNT, Shaqtin' a Fool, Braves TBS Baseball


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1 Diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in 2003.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Survivor's Remorse 2014 TV Series Ernie Johnson
NBA 2kTV 2014 Video short Ernie Johnson

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Open Court 2011-2016 TV Series Himself - Host / Himself
A Tribute to David Levy: Newhouse Mirror Awards 2016 Documentary Himself
2016 NBA All-Star Game 2016 TV Movie Himself
Conan 2015 TV Series Himself - Guest
The NBA on TNT 2015 TV Series Himself - Studio Host
Mike & Mike 2012-2015 TV Series Himself - TNT Sports / Himself - Telephone Interviewee
Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel 2014 TV Series Himself - Host, NBA on TNT (segment "Basketball Bedlam")
NBA Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony 2014 TV Movie Himself
Occupy Ball Street 2012 Short Himself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2008-2010 TV Series Himself
2009 National League Championship Series 2009 TV Mini-Series Himself - Pregame Host
NBA Gametime 2008 TV Series Himself - Host
2008 American League Championship Series 2008 TV Mini-Series Himself - Pregame Host
Infanity 2008 TV Series documentary Himself
2007 National League Championship Series 2007 TV Mini-Series Himself - Pregame Host
Inside MLB 2007 TV Series Himself
MLB on TBS 2007 TV Series Himself
The Year of the Yao 2004 Documentary Himself
ESPN SportsCentury 2003 TV Series documentary Himself
2003 NBA All-Star Game 2003 TV Special Himself - Studio Host
Listen Up! Charles Barkley with Ernie Johnson 2002 TV Series Co-Host
Arli$$ 1997 TV Series Himself
The 1994 Winter Olympics on TNT 1994 TV Mini-Series Himself - Announcer
The 1992 Winter Olympics on TNT 1992 TV Series Himself - Announcer
Inside the NBA 1988 TV Series Host
Braves TBS Baseball 1973 TV Series Himself - Host (as Ernie Johnson Jr.)
1957 World Series 1957 TV Mini-Series Himself - Milwaukee Braves Pitcher

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mike & Mike 2015-2016 TV Series Himself - TNT Sports

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015 Emmy Sports Emmy Awards Outstanding Sports Personality - Studio Host
2007 Emmy Sports Emmy Awards Outstanding Sports Personality - Studio Host
2002 Emmy Sports Emmy Awards Outstanding Sports Personality - Studio Host Tied with Bob Costas

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2013 Emmy Sports Emmy Awards Outstanding Sports Personality - Studio Host
2012 Emmy Sports Emmy Awards Outstanding Sports Personality - Studio Host
2011 Emmy Sports Emmy Awards Outstanding Sports Personality - Studio Host
2010 Emmy Sports Emmy Awards Outstanding Sports Personality - Studio Host
2009 Emmy Sports Emmy Awards Outstanding Sports Personality - Studio Host
2008 Emmy Sports Emmy Awards Outstanding Sports Personality - Studio Host
2004 Emmy Sports Emmy Awards Outstanding Sports Personality - Studio Host
2003 Emmy Sports Emmy Awards Outstanding Sports Personality - Studio Host


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