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Dwayne Johnson

Mostly Credited As: Dwayne Johnson
Sometimes Credited As: The Rock
Dwayne Douglas Johnson
Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson
Rocky Maiava
Rocky Maivia
Flex Cavanah
The Great One
The People's Champ
The Scorpion King
Pidlaoan Rock

Birth Name: Dwayne Douglas Johnson
Date Of Birth: May 02, 1972 (Age 42)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Hayward, California
Height: 6' 4" (1.93 m)

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.

As of 2006, Johnson is no longer with the WWE, and currently has no plans to return.

TV Appearances

Main cast 
Ballers (2014) (2014)As: Spencer Strasmore
Wake Up Call (2014)As: Himself
The Hero (2013) (2013)As: Himself (Host)
Clash Time (2011)As: The Rock
WWE Friday Night SmackDown! (1999)As: The Rock (1999 - 2003)
WWE Monday Night RAW (1993)As: Rocky Maivia / The Rock (1996 - 1997 / 1997 - 14 March 2004, February - May 2011, November 2011 - April 2013, Re-occurring May 2013 - ?)
Kids' Choice Awards (US) (1988)As: Himself (Host - 2009)
WWE Pay-Per-View (1985)As: The Rock (1996-2004, 2011-Present)
Episode Cast Credits 

TRL (1998) 
  October 20, 2005 07x7029: (Oct/20/2005) As Himself 

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014) 
  Dwayne Johnson, Barbara Walters, Rick Ross 01x178: (Dec/11/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Dwayne Johnson, Mel B, Chronixx 01x91: (Jul/22/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Live with Kelly & Michael (1983) 
  Dwayne Johnson, Michael Douglas 32x257: (Aug/26/2014) As Himself 
  Dwayne Johnson, Sarah McLachlan 32x232: (Jul/22/2014) As Himself 
  Dwayne Johnson, Rebecca Romijn, guest co-host Jerry O'Connell 30x115: (Feb/10/2012) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Dwayne Johnson; Kelly Clarkson performs; Bruno Tonioli; frugal family fun 27x211: (Jun/22/2009) As Himself 

etalk (2002) 
  Hanging out with Toronto FC star Jermaine Defoe; Dwayne Johnson on his new flick 'Hercules.' 12x235: (Jul/25/2014) As Himself 

Conan (2010) 
  Dwayne Johnson, Taye Diggs, Tori Amos 04x114: (Jul/24/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Today (US) (1952) 
  Season 63, Episode 137 63x137: (Jul/22/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Daybreak (2010) 
  April 1, 2014 04x148: (Apr/01/2014) As Himself 

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992) 
  Dwayne Johnson, Miranda Cosgrove, Cirque du Soleil "Ovo" 20x19: (Feb/06/2012) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Dwayne Johnson, Bethany Hamilton, Fitz & the Tantrums 19x62: (Apr/05/2011) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Eubanks 18x163: (Nov/23/2010) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Dwayne Johnson, kid inventors, Switchfoot 18x13: (Mar/17/2010) As Himself, [Interviewees]

WWE Tough Enough (2001) 
  I've Been Bamboozled and Flabbergated 05x08: (May/23/2011) As Himself (The Rock) 

Piers Morgan Live (2011) 
  Dwayne Johnson 01x56: (Apr/04/2011) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Transformers Prime Beast Hunters (2010) 
  Darkness Rising: Part 1 01x01: (Nov/26/2010) Voiced  Cliff Jumper 

The Late Show with David Letterman (1993) 
  Dwayne Johnson, the Swell Season 17x82: (Jan/19/2010) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Norm MacDonald 14x08: (Sep/13/2006) As Himself 
  Show #2446 13x33: (Oct/19/2005) As Himself 
  The Rock, Solomon Burke 12x109: (Feb/28/2005) As Himself 

Family Guy (1999) 
  Big Man on Hippocampus 08x10: (Jan/03/2010) As Himself 

Saturday Night Live (1975) 
  Gerard Butler/Shakira 35x04: (Oct/17/2009) As Obama 
  Dwayne Johnson/Ray LaMontagne 34x17: (Mar/07/2009) As Himself, [Guest Hosts]
  The Rock/Andrew W.K. 27x17: (Apr/13/2002) As Himself (Host) 
  The Rock/AC/DC 25x15: (Mar/18/2000) As Himself (Host) 

The New Paul O'Grady Show (2006) 
  Series 7, Show 31 07x31: (Apr/06/2009) As Himself 

Kids' Choice Awards (US) (1988) 
  22nd Annual Kids' Choice Awards 22x01: (Mar/28/2009) As Himself (Host) 

Wizards of Waverly Place (2007) 
  Art Teacher 02x15: (Mar/01/2009) As Himself, [Special Guest Stars]

Jimmy Kimmel Live (2003) 
  Dwayne Johnson, Steve Carell 06x89: (Jun/15/2008) As Himself 
  Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Brad Womack, Nick Lowe 05x137: (Oct/03/2007) As Himself 
  Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Bam Margera, Lupe Fiasco 04x139: (Sep/20/2006) As Himself 
  Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Al Michaels, & 50 Cent 01x02: (Jan/27/2003) As Himself 

Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway (2002) 
  Series 8, Episode 4 08x04: (Mar/08/2008) As Himself 

Friday Night with Jonathan Ross (2001) 
  The Rock, Keeley Hawes, Gillian McKeith, Goldfrapp 14x08: (Feb/29/2008) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  David James, Nancy Del 'Olio, Lenny Kravitz, The Rock, Divine Comedy 06x15: (Jul/09/2004) As Himself, [Interviewees]

The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003) 
  Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, James Taylor 05x51: (Nov/16/2007) As Himself 
  Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, John Mayer 04x10: (Sep/15/2006) As Himself 
  The Rock/Vanessa Marcil 02x121: (Mar/07/2005) As Himself 

The Early Show (1999) 
  Gourmet cooking; Dwayne "The Rock'' Johnson 09x15: (Sep/28/2007) As Himself 
  Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Survivor Castoff 08x10: (Sep/15/2006) As Himself 

Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993) 
  Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Ed Helms, Bjork 15x09: (Sep/27/2007) As Himself 
  Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Al Franken, air guitar expert Björn Türoque 13x170: (Sep/14/2006) As Himself 
  Dwayne "the Rock" Johnson, Andrea Mitchell, Ric Ocasek 13x28: (Oct/21/2005) As Himself 
  The Rock, Brittany Snow, Gary Johnson 12x89: (Mar/03/2005) As Himself 

Hannah Montana (2006) 
  Don't Stop 'Til You Get the Phone 02x17: (Sep/21/2007) As Himself, [Special Guest Stars]

Cory In the House (2007) 
  Never the Dwayne Shall Meet 01x21: (Sep/21/2007) As Himself, [Special Guest Stars]

Good Morning America (1975) 
  Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Aubrey de Grey 33x06: (Sep/17/2007) As Himself 

WWE Monday Night RAW (1993) 
  Episode 719 (Phoenix, AZ) 15x10: (Mar/05/2007) As The Rock 

MADtv (1995) 
  Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Xzibit 12x01: (Sep/16/2006) As Himself 
  Episode #623 06x23: (May/05/2001) As Himself 

That '70s Show (1998) 
  That '70s Show: The Final Goodbye (May/11/2006) As Himself 
  That Wrestling Show 01x15: (Feb/07/1999) As Rocky Johnson 

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart (1996) 
  Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson 10x132: (Oct/20/2005) As Himself 
  Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson 10x29: (Mar/02/2005) As Himself 

Good Day Live (2001) 
  Paula Abdul; The Rock, Vince Vaughn, Cedric the Entertainer 04x128: (Mar/02/2005) As Himself 

Punk'd (2003) 
  Julia Stiles, The Rock, Kaley Cuoco 03x03: (May/09/2004) As Himself 

Romeo! (2003) 
  Playin' Favorites 02x01: (Apr/10/2004) As Himself 

The View (1997) 
  Season 5, Episode 79 05x79: (Apr/19/2002) As Himself 

DAG (US) (2000) 
  Losing Judith 01x03: (Nov/28/2000) As Himself (as Dwayne Johnson) 

Star Trek: Voyager (1995) 
  Tsunkatse 06x15: (Feb/09/2000) As Champion 

The Net (1998) 
  Last Man Standing 01x20: (Mar/13/1999) As Browdy 
Crew Credits

Show Crew


The Hero (2013) (2013)• Executive Producer
Ballers (2014) (2014)• Executive Producer
Wake Up Call (2014)• Executive Producer (7 Bucks Entertainment)

Episode Crew


Trivia

The Rock is of African-Canadian and Samoan descent.

The Rock has a wax figure likeness of himself at Madame Tussaud's museum.

The Rock attended Freedom High School, Bethlehem, PA.

The Rock was named one of E!'s "top 20 entertainers of 2001."

The Rock received guidance and training from Bret "The Hitman" Hart when he first came to the WWF.

At age 24, The Rock became the youngest Intercontinental Champion in WWF history.

The Rock made his motion picture debut as "The Mugger" in Longshot (2000).

The Rock appeared in the video for Godsmack's "I Stand Alone."

Wrestler Tonga Fifita (better known as Haku/Meng) was The Rock's Best Man at his May 1997 wedding to Dany Garcia.

The Rock is married to his college sweetheart Dany Garcia, they also have a daughter named Simone.

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