Earvin "Magic" Johnson

Highest Rated: 66% Brown Sugar (2002)
Birthday: Not Available
Birthplace: Not Available
Dubbed "Magic" by Lansing State Journal sportswriter Fred Stabley Jr. after Stabley witnessed Johnson post a triple-double (36 points; 16 assists; 16 rebounds) in a high-school game. Led Michigan State University to the NCAA Tournament two straight years, culminating in the 1979 title over Larry Bird and Indiana State University-sparking a rivalry that spilled over into the two stars' NBA careers. Selected first overall in the draft by the Los Angeles Lakers. Started Game 6 of the 1980 NBA Finals in place of an injured Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and scored 42 points and 15 rebounds to clinch the title, and became the first rookie to win the Finals MVP. Won five titles with the Lakers (1980, 1982, 1985, 1987 and 1988). Announced on November 7, 1991, that he had contracted HIV and would retire immediately, but was subsequentally selected to the 1992 NBA All-Star Game, sparking complaints from some players. Named to the 1992 U.S. Olympic Team, dubbed the Dream Team, after FIBA allowed professional players to compete. Hosted a late-night talk show in 1998 called The Magic Hour, which was canceled by Fox after two months. Inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2002. He was introduced by former rival Larry Bird.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

CREDIT
No Score Yet The Announcement Actor 2012
No Score Yet Magic and Bird Actor 2010
19% Obsessed Executive Producer $68.3M 2009
No Score Yet 7eventy 5ive (Dead Tone) Executive Producer 2007
8% Are We Done Yet? Himself $50M 2007
17% Hair Show Executive Producer $0.3M 2004
66% Brown Sugar Executive Producer $27.2M 2002
1% The Master of Disguise Actor $40.5M 2002
31% Backstage Actor $0.7M 2000
No Score Yet Passing Glory Producer Executive Producer 1999
No Score Yet NBA: Magic Johnson - Always Showtime Actor 1991

TV

CREDIT
No Score Yet Jimmy Kimmel Live
2003
Guest
  • 2018
  • 2017
  • 2016
  • 2013
  • 2012
No Score Yet CBS This Morning
2012
Guest
  • 2017
No Score Yet The Ellen DeGeneres Show
2003
Guest
  • 2017
No Score Yet The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
2014
Guest
  • 2017
  • 2016
No Score Yet Charlie Rose
2013-2017
Guest
  • 2014
  • 2005
No Score Yet The Tonight Show With Jay Leno
1992-2014
Guest
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • 2011
  • 2005
  • 2002
  • 2000
No Score Yet Conan
2010
Guest
  • 2013
No Score Yet The Talk
2010
Guest
  • 2013
No Score Yet Late Show With David Letterman
1993-2015
Guest
  • 2012
No Score Yet The Apprentice
2004-2017
Appearing
  • 2012
No Score Yet The View
1997
Guest
  • 2012
No Score Yet Late Night With Jimmy Fallon
2009-2014
Guest
  • 2011
  • 2010
No Score Yet Punk'd
2003-2012
Appearing
  • 2007
85% The Simpsons
1989
Voice
  • 1991
No Score Yet Courtside Jones
2012-2013
Appearing

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