Dwayne Johnson

Dwayne Douglas Johnson was born in Hayward, California on May 2nd 1972 to Rocky Johnson and Ata Johnson. While growing up, Dwayne traveled around a lot with his parents and watched his father perform in the ring. During his high school years, Dwayne began playing football and he soon received a full scholarship from the University of Miami where he had tremendous success as a football player. In 1995, Dwayne suffered a back injury which cost him a place in the NFL. He then signed a 3 year deal with the Canadian League but left after a year to peruse a career in wrestling. He made his wrestling debut in the USWA under the name Flex Kavanah where he won the tag team championship with Bret Sawyer. In 1996, Dwayne joined the WWE and became Rocky Maivia where he joined a group known as "The Nation of Domination" and turned heel. Rocky eventually took over leadership of the "Nation" and began taking the persona of The Rock. After the "Nation" split, The Rock joined another elite group of wrestlers known as the "Corporation" and began a memorable feud with Steve Austin. Soon the Rock was kicked out of the "Corporation". He turned face and became known as "The Peoples Champion". In 2000, the Rock took time off from WWE to film his appearance in The Mummy Returns (2001). He returned in 2001 during the WCW/ECW invasion where he joined a team of WWE wrestlers at The Scorpion King (2002), a prequel to The Mummy Returns (2001). He is currently married to Dany Johnson (Garcia) and they have a daughter named Simone Alexandra, born in 2001.

Known For


Cast Credits

Ballers (2015)
Starring as Spencer Strasmore (30 episodes)
Lip Sync Battle (2015)
Guest starring as Dwayne Johnson
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014)
Guest starring as Dwayne Johnson (2 episodes)
Wake Up Call (2014)
Starring as Dwayne Johnson (8 episodes)
The Hero (2013)
Starring as Host (8 episodes)
  • Episode 1x08: Finale (Aug 1, 2013)
  • Episode 1x07: Sacrifice (Jul 25, 2013)
  • Episode 1x06: Endurance (Jul 18, 2013)
  • Episode 1x05: Honesty (Jul 11, 2013)
  • Episode 1x04: Heart (Jun 27, 2013)
  • Episode 1x03: Trust (Jun 20, 2013)
  • Episode 1x02: Teamwork (Jun 13, 2013)
  • Episode 1x01: Courage (Jun 6, 2013)
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Live! with Kelly (2011)
Guest starring as Dwayne Johnson
Transformers: Prime (2010)
Starring as Cliffjumper
Jimmy Kimmel Live (2003)
Guest starring as Dwayne Johnson (10 episodes)
The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003)
Guest starring as Dwayne Johnson (5 episodes)
WWE Heat (1998)
Starring as The Rock
That '70s Show (1998)
Guest starring as Rocky Johnson
Star Trek: Voyager (1995)
Guest starring as Champion
MTV Movie and TV Awards (1992)
Starring as Host
Good Morning America (1975)
Guest starring as Dwayne Johnson
Saturday Night Live (1975)
Guest starring as Dwayne Johnson (5 episodes)
Oscars (1953)
Guest starring as Dwayne Johnson (3 episodes)