Andre "Dre" Johnson
Dre S3
NameAndre Johnson
Big Dre
Mr. Senior Vee-peezy
Dr. Dre
Mr. J
BornMarch 25, 1975
FamilyEarl Johnson (father)
Ruby Johnson (mother)
Rhonda Johnson (sister)
Sharon (sister-in-law)
Rainbow Johnson (wife)
Zoey Johnson (daughter)
Andre Johnson, Jr. (son)
Jack Johnson (son)
Diane Johnson (daughter)
Devonte Johnson (son)
Alicia Johnson (mother-in-law)
Paul Johnson (father-in-law)
Johan Johnson (brother-in-law)
FriendsKris Levine
Mr. Stevens
Charlie Telphy
WorkplaceAdvertising executive at Stevens and Lido
First EpisodePilot
Last EpisodeN/A
Portrayed byAnthony Anderson
Issac Ryan Brown (young)

Andre "Dre" Johnson is one of the main characters from the hit TV show, Black-ish. Andre is portrayed by Anthony Anderson.

Character Info

Dre considers himself the family patriarch and when he looks at his life - he sees a beautiful wife and four kids living happily in their colonial home in the 'burbs. But when he looks a little closer -- have the trappings of success brought too much assimilation for this black family? The world he sees has a much different lens than the one he would like his family to look through.


Season 1 (24/24)


  • He thinks stretching makes him gay.
  • He was distant from his father in his early childhood.
  • He grew up in Compton.


  • "Field Hockey?!"
  • "Andy?, that's not even close to Andre."


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