Dwayne Douglas Johnson (born May 2, 1972), also known by his ring name The Rock, is an American actor and professional wrestler who is signed to the WWE, appearing on the Raw brand. He is often credited as Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson.
Dwayne Johnson has solidified himself as a global box-office powerhouse in both film and television, with film revenues exceeding $2 billion worldwide.
Born in San Francisco and raised in Hawaii, Dwayne Johnson excelled as a high school All‐American and subsequently as a star defensive lineman for the University of Miami Hurricanes, helping lead his team to overcome huge hurdles to become National Champions. Upon graduating from the University of Miami, Johnson followed in the footsteps of his WWE Hall of Fame father, Rocky Johnson, and grandfather, High Chief Peter Maivia, by joining the competitive sports entertainment world of the WWE.
Within a seven year period (1996‐ 2003), his intense passion led to an extraordinarily successful career breaking box office attendance records across the US and setting pay‐per‐view buy rate records during that period as well.
Johnson’s autobiography co-written with Joe Layden, The Rock Says…, was released in 2000, debuting at number one on The New York Times Best Seller list, and remaining on the list for several weeks. Johnson is good friends with actor and former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Dwayne Johnson Filmography
2018 Journey to the Center of the Earth 4
2017 Furious 8
2017 Journey 3: From the Earth to the Moon
2016 Central Intelligence
2015 Fast & Furious: Supercharged
2015 San Andreas
2014 Furious 7
2014 Arabian Nights
2013 The Fast and the Furious 6
2013 Pain & Gain
2012 G.I. Joe 2: Retaliation
2012 Journey 2: The Mysterious Island>
2011 Fast Five
2010 You Again
2010 The Other Guys
2010 Why Did I Get Married Too?
2009 Planet 51
2009 Race to Witch Mountain
2008 Get Smart
2008 Disaster! A Major Motion Picture Ride… Starring You! (short)
2007 The Game Plan
2007 Reno 911!: Miami
2006 Gridiron Gang
2006 Southland Tales
2005 Be Cool
2004 Walking Tall
2003 The Rundown
2002 The Scorpion King
1999 Beyond the Mat