|Name:||Dwayne Douglas Johnson|
|Birthplace:||Hayward, California, United States|
|Birthdate:||May 2, 1972|
|Active:||1995 - present day|
|Films appeared in:||The Rundown|
Walking Tall (2004 film)
Spy Hunter: Nowhere to Run
The Other Guys
G.I. Joe: Retaliation
|Role:||Beck (The Rundown)|
Chris Vaughn (Walking Tall)
Alex Decker (Spy Hunter: Nowhere to Run)
Gunnery Sergeant Asher "Sarge" Mahonin (DOOM)
Christopher Danson (The Other Guys)
Roadblock (G.I. Joe: Retaliation)
John Matthews (Snitch)
Ray Gaines (San Andreas)
Luke Hobbs (Fast & Furious 5, 6 and 7)
Dwayne Johnson (born May 2, 1972), also known by his ring name, The Rock, is an American-Canadian actor, producer and professional wrestler.
Johnson was a college football player for the University of Miami, winning a national championship on the 1991 Miami Hurricanes football team. He later played for the Calgary Stampeders in the Canadian Football League, and was cut two months into the 1995 season. This led him to become a professional wrestler like his grandfather, Peter Maivia, and his father, Rocky Johnson (from whom he also inherited his Canadian citizenship). Originally billed as "Rocky Maivia", he gained mainstream fame in the World Wrestling Federation (WWF/E) from 1996 to 2004, and was the first third-generation wrestler in the company's history. He returned to wrestling part-time for WWE from 2011 to 2013 and continues to make sporadic non-wrestling appearances for the company.
Johnson is widely considered one of the all-time greatest professional wrestlers. Headlining numerous pay-per-views over his career and one of the top box office draws of all time, he headlined five WrestleManias (XV, 2000, X-Seven, XXVIII, and XXIX), and wrestled in five additional WrestleManias in non headlining matches, and was the host of WrestleMania XXVII. As of April 2015, he has had seventeen championship reigns in WWE, including ten as a world champion, winning the WWF/E Championship eight times and the WCW/World Championship twice. He won the WWF Intercontinental Championship twice and the WWF Tag Team Championship five times. He is the sixth WWF/E Triple Crown Champion, and won the 2000 Royal Rumble.
Johnson's autobiography The Rock Says... (co-written with Joe Layden) was published in 2000. It debuted at No. 1 on The New York Times Best Seller list and remained on the list for several weeks. Johnson's first leading film role was in The Scorpion King (with Kelly Hu) in 2002. For this role, he was paid US $5.5 million, a world record for an actor in his first starring role. He has since appeared in several films, including The Rundown, Be Cool, Walking Tall, Gridiron Gang, The Game Plan, Get Smart, Race to Witch Mountain, Planet 51, Tooth Fairy, Doom, The Other Guys, Faster, Fast Five, Pain and Gain, Fast & Furious 6, 2014's Hercules and Furious 7. He has hosted and produced a few different reality competition series for TNT cable television.