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Earvin "Magic" Johnson

Highest Rated:   66% Brown Sugar (2002)
Lowest Rated:   1% The Master of Disguise (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

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
No Score Yet Porndemic
  • Himself (archive footage)
2018
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

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
96% The Last Dance
2020
  • Appearing
  • 2020
No Score Yet Jimmy Kimmel Live
2003
  • Guest
  • 2020
  • 2019
  • 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
  • 2014
No Score Yet The Wendy Williams Show
2008
  • Guest
  • 2015
  • 2012
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
  • Actor
  • 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 Lopez Tonight
2009-2011
  • Guest
  • 2010
No Score Yet Deal or No Deal
2005-2009
  • Appearing
  • 2007
No Score Yet Punk'd (2003)
2003-2012
  • Appearing
  • 2007
70% Steve Harvey's Big Time Challenge
2003-2005
  • Guest
  • 2004
No Score Yet The Parkers
1999-2004
  • Himself
  • 2002
0% Inside Schwartz
2001-2002
  • Himself
  • 2001
85% The Simpsons
1989
  • Voice
  • 1991
No Score Yet Courtside Jones
2012-2013
  • Appearing

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