Jimmy Johnson

Jimmy Johnson

  • Highest Rated: 96% Muscle Shoals (2013)
  • Lowest Rated: 35% The Waterboy (1998)
  • Birthday: Feb 4, 1943
  • Birthplace: Not Available
  • Attended high school with Janis Joplin. Was an all-conference defensive lineman at the University of Arkansas and was on the school's 1964 national championship team; future Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones was also on the squad and he hired Johnson to coach the NFL team in 1989. First head coaching job was at Oklahoma State (1979-83). Wrote an autobiography, Turning the Thing Around: My Life in Football, in 1993. Had a cameo as himself in the 1998 big-screen comedy The Waterboy, and another as a bearded prisoner in lockup in a 2006 episode of The Shield. Was the first head coach in football history to win both an NCAA Championship (University of Miami-1987) and a Super Bowl title (Dallas Cowboys-1992 and 1993). Coached the Miami Dolphins from 1996-99 before retiring from football to become an NFL analyst on Fox. Was a contestant on CBS's Survivor: Nicaragua in 2010. He was the third player voted off the show.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Rating

Title

Credit

Box
Office

Year

96% Muscle Shoals Actor $0.7M 2013
No Score Yet The U Actor 2012
61% NASCAR: The IMAX Experience Actor $20M 2004
No Score Yet Steve Gadd - American Drummers Achievement Awards Actor 2004
No Score Yet Shaq's All Star Comedy Roast 2: Emmitt Smith Actor 2003
35% The Waterboy Himself 1998

TV

Rating

Title

Credit

Year

32% Brothers
2009
Himself
  • 2009
72% American Idol
2002-2016
Appearing
  • 2008
90% The Shield
2002-2008
J.J.
  • 2006
No Score Yet Coach
1989-1997
  • 1995

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