This article is about the the fictionalized character in Treme, for the real person who plays them see Dr. John.
Dr. John
Key information
Date of birth November 21, 1940
Birth place New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Status Alive
Also known as Dr. John Creaux
Profession Musician
Relationships Delmond Lambreaux - collaborator
Albert Lambreaux - collaborator
Wendell Pierce - set musician
Behind the scenes
Portrayed by Dr. John
Seasons 1, 2 & 4
First episode "Right Place, Wrong Time"
Last episode "... To Miss New Orleans"
Appearances 4 episodes (see below)
Dr. John is a revered New Orleans musician who has found international success and recognition. He collaborates with Albert and Delmond Lambreaux to record an album of Mardi Gras Indian music.

Antoine Batiste is a long-standing admirer of Dr. John and finally gets a gig with him in 2008.

Behind the scenesEdit

Dr. John is a recurring character in the first, second and fourth seasons. He is played by the real musician of the same name.


Season one appearances
Do You Know What It Means Meet De Boys on the Battlefront Right Place, Wrong Time At the Foot of Canal Street
Shame, Shame, Shame Shallow Water, Oh Mama Smoke My Peace Pipe All On a Mardi Gras Day
Wish Someone Would Care I'll Fly Away
Season two appearances
Accentuate the Positive Everything I Do Gonh Be Funky On Your Way Down Santa Claus, Do You Ever Get the Blues?
Slip Away Feels Like Rain Carnival Time Can I Change My Mind?
What Is New Orleans? That's What Lovers Do Do Watcha Wanna
Season four appearances
"Yes We Can Can" "This City" "Dippermouth Blues"
"Sunset on Louisianne" "...To Miss New Orleans"

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