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Dwayne Douglas Johnson (born May 2, 1972), also known by his wrestling ring name The Rock, is an American actor and professional wrestler. He was a college football player for the University of Miami, where he won a national championship on the 1991 Miami Hurricanes team. After being cut from the Calgary Stampeders of CFL two months into the 1995 season, he began training for a career in professional wrestling, following in the footsteps of various family members, including his grandfather Peter Maivia and his father Rocky Johnson, from whom he inherited Canadian citizenship in 2009.

He played Dr. Smolder Bravestone, the video game version of Spencer in the 2017 Jumanji film.

Filmography

Film

Year Title Role Notes
1999 Beyond the Mat Himself Documentary
2001 Longshot Mugger
The Mummy Returns Mathayus / Scorpion King Won - Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Villain
2002 The Scorpion King Nominated - Teen Choice Award for Choice Action Movie Actor
2003 The Rundown Beck Nominated - MTV Movie Award for Best Fight
2004 Walking Tall Chris Vaughn
2005 Be Cool Elliot Wilhelm
Doom Sgt. Asher "Sarge" Mahonin Nominated - Fangoria Chainsaw Award for Bloodiest Beatdown (Best fight scene) (shared with Karl Urban)
2006 Gridiron Gang Sean Porter
2007 Reno 911!: Miami Agent Rick Smith Cameo
Southland Tales Boxer Santaros
The Game Plan Joseph "Joe" Kingman Nominated - Kid's Choice Awards for Favorite Movie Actor
2008 Get Smart Agent 23 Nominated - MTV Movie Award for Best Villain
2009 Race to Witch Mountain Jack Bruno
Planet 51 Captain Charles "Chuck" T. Baker Voice role
2010 Tooth Fairy Derek Thompson / Tooth Fairy Nominated - Kid's Choice Awards for Favorite Movie Actor
Why Did I Get Married Too? Daniel Franklin Uncredited cameo
The Other Guys Detective Christopher Danson
You Again Air Marshal Uncredited cameo
Faster James Cullen / Driver Nominated - Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actor: Action
2011 Fast Five Luke Hobbs Nominated - Teen Choice Award for Choice Action Movie Actor
2012 Journey 2: The Mysterious Island Hank Parsons Also co-producer
Won - Kid's Choice Awards for Favorite Male Buttkicker
2013 Snitch John Matthews Also producer
G.I. Joe: Retaliation Marvin F. Hinton / Roadblock Nominated - Teen Choice Award for Choice Action Movie Actor
Nominated - Kid's Choice Awards for Favorite Male Buttkicker
Pain & Gain Paul Doyle
Fast & Furious 6 Luke Hobbs Nominated - Teen Choice Award for Choice Summer Movie Actor
Empire State Detective James Ransome Straight-to-DVD
2014 Hercules Hercules Nominated - Teen Choice Award for Choice Summer Movie Star
2015 Furious 7 Luke Hobbs
San Andreas Ray Gaines Nominated - People's Choice Award for Favorite Action Movie Actor
Nominated - MTV Movie Award for Best Action Performance
Nominated - MTV Movie Award for Best Hero
Nominated - Teen Choice Award for Choice Summer Movie Actor
Jem and the Holograms Himself Cameo
2016 Central Intelligence Bob Stone / Robbie Weirdicht

Kid's Choice Award for Favorite Best Friends (with Kevin Hart)

People's Choice Award for Favorite Comedic Movie Actor
Critic's Choice Award for Best Actor in a Comedy
Teen Choice Award for Choice Summer Movie Actor

Moana Maui Voice role

Teen Choice Award for Choice Fantasy Movie Actor

NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance – (Television or Film)
Black Reel Award for Outstanding Voice Performance
Kid's Choice Award for Favorite Voice From an Animated Movie and Favorite Frenemies (with Auli'i Cravalho)

2017 The Fate of the Furious Luke Hobbs Nominated - Teen Choice Award for Choice Action Movie Actor
Baywatch Mitch Buchannon Also executive producer
Nominated - Teen Choice Award for Choice Comedy Movie Actor
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle Dr. Smolder Bravestone (Spencer Gilpin) Also executive producer
Won - Kid's Choice Awards for Favorite Movie Actor
2018 Rampage Davis Okoye Also executive producer
Skyscraper Will Sawyer Also producer; Post-production
2019 Fighting with My Family Himself Also executive producer; Post-production

Television

Year Title Role Notes
1999 That '70s Show Rocky Johnson Episode: "That Wrestling Show"
The Net Brody Episode: "Last Man Standing"
2000, 2002,
2009, 2015,
2017
Saturday Night Live Himself (host) 5 episodes
2000 Star Trek: Voyager The Champion Episode: "Tsunkatse"
2007 Cory in the House Himself Episode: "Never the Dwayne Shall Meet"
Hannah Montana Episode: "Don't Stop Til You Get the Phone"
2009 Wizards of Waverly Place Episode: "Art Teacher"
2010 Transformers: Prime Cliffjumper (voice) Episode: "Darkness Rising, Part 1"
Family Guy Himself Episode: "Big Man on Hippocampus"
2013 The Hero Himself (host) 8 episodes; also executive producer
2014 Wake Up Call
2015–present Ballers Spencer Strasmore 30 episodes; also executive producer

People's Choice Award for Favorite Premium Cable TV Actor (2016)
People's Choice Award for Favorite Premium Series Actor (2017)

NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series (2016)
NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series (2017)

2017 Lifeline Himself Episode: "In 33 Days You’ll Die"
2019 The Titan Games Himself (host) also creator/executive producer

Video game

Year Title Voice role
2006 Spy Hunter: Nowhere to Run Alex Decker

Theme park ride

Year Title Role
2008 Disaster! Himself
2015 Fast & Furious: Supercharged Luke Hobbs

Videos

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