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Dwayne Johnson

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Dwayne Johnson

American actor and professional wrestler who works for WWE. Johnson was a college football player add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1972.

Countries: United States (67%), United Kingdom (9%), Canada (9%)

Main connections: WWE Championship, Stone Cold Steve Austin, San Andreas (film)

Linked to: Calgary Stampeders, Canadian Football League, President William McKinley High School, University of Miami

 

Timeline


 

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Dwayne Johnson was born in 1972 add something


1990

Kevin Kelly (announcer) - In the late 1990s and early 2000s, Kelly would frequently be mocked by The Rock during interviews, with The Rock labeling him an ugly hermaphrodite and nicknaming him "Hermie"


1991

In 1991, he was on the University of Miami's national championship team add something

 

In 1991, he was on the Miami Hurricanes' national championship team add something


1992

While attending Miami, Johnson met his future wife, Dany Garcia, who graduated from the university in 1992 and later became a member of its Board of Trustees add something


1995

He later played for the Calgary Stampeders in the Canadian Football League, and was cut two months into the 1995 season add something

 

Johnson graduated from Miami in 1995, with a Bachelor of General Studies degree in criminology and physiology add something

 

Johnson joined the Calgary Stampeders of the Canadian Football League in 1995, after being passed over by the NFL. He was cut two months into the season add something


1996

After wrestling at Jerry Lawler's United States Wrestling Association, as "Flex Kavana", and winning the USWA World Tag Team Championship twice with Bart Sawyer in the summer of 1996, Johnson signed a WWF contract add something

 

He gained mainstream fame as a wrestler in the World Wrestling Federation from 1996 to 2004, and was the first third-generation wrestler in the company's history add something

 

Veteran wrestler Pat Patterson got Johnson several tryout matches with the World Wrestling Federation in 1996 add something

 

Steve Lombardi - The Brooklyn Brawler lost to Dwayne Johnson, who would later become The Rock, in Johnson's WWF tryout match on March 10, 1996


1997

The Rock feuded with Austin and Ken Shamrock through the end of 1997 and beginning of 1998 add something

 

On February 13, 1997, he won the WWF Intercontinental Championship from Hunter Hearst Helmsley on "Monday Night Raw" add something

 

After losing the Intercontinental Championship to Owen Hart on the April 28, 1997 episode of "Raw is War" and suffering a knee injury in a match against Mankind, Maivia returned as a heel add something

 

Johnson married Dany Garcia on May 3, 1997, a day after his 25th birthday add something

 

Tom Prichard - By 1997, he became a trainer for the company, responsible for training such future stars as The Rock, Kurt Angle, and Mark Henry, among others


1998

In March 1998, The Rock overthrew Faarooq as leader of The Nation of Domination, sparking a feud add something

 

Stone Cold Steve Austin - Austin won the 1998 Royal Rumble, lastly eliminating The Rock

 

Steve Blackman - Blackman started feuding with the Nation of Domination in early 1998 and achieved great success by defeating the likes of The Rock and Faarooq

 

Charles Wright (wrestler) - He stood with the Nation when Rocky Maivia became the leader shortly after Wrestlemania XIV, standing with Maivia , Mark Henry, D'Lo Brown, and later Owen Hart after he joined the stable in the summer of 1998

 

Dan Severn - He would take part in the 1998 King of the Ring tournament, defeating D'Lo Brown and Owen Hart before losing to The Rock in the semi-finals


1999

Toward the latter part of 1999, The Rock had several singles and tag team championship opportunities add something

 

First, in the main event of the January 4, 1999 episode of "Raw is War", Mankind defeated The Rock after interference from Steve Austin add something

 

Shawn Michaels - Michaels made occasional appearances as the WWF Commissioner during the spring and summer of 1999, but remained absent from television until May 15, 2000, upon which he returned on "Raw" to announce himself as the special guest referee for the Iron Man match between The Rock and Triple H at Judgment Day

 

Stone Cold Steve Austin - With the assistance of the Corporation and a last minute interference from The Rock, Austin was eliminated by McMahon himself, and McMahon won the 1999 Royal Rumble

 

Billy Gunn - The Outlaws won their fourth tag team championship by defeating The Rock 'n' Sock Connection in September 1999


2000

He spoke on Wyclef Jean's 2000 single "It Doesn't Matter" and appeared in its music video add something

 

The Rock defeated The Big Show on the March 13 episode of "Raw is War" to regain the right to face the WWF Champion, Triple H, at "WrestleMania 2000" in a Fatal Four-Way Elimination match, including The Big Show and Mick Foley add something

 

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Stone Cold Steve Austin - Also, in the year 2000, Stone Cold Steve Austin competed in a 6 man Hell in a Cell match at Armageddon for the WWF Championship, against Triple H, the Undertaker, Rikishi, Kurt Angle and The Rock


2001

In 2001, The Rock continued to feud with Angle over the !WWF_Championship (WWE_Championship), culminating at "No Way Out" in February, where he pinned Angle to win the !WWF_Championship (WWE_Championship) for a sixth time add something

 

The Rock closed out 2001 by losing the WCW Championship to WWF Champion Chris Jericho at "Vengeance", in a title unification match add something

 

The Rock returned to the WWF in late July 2001, and had to decide whether to join the WWF or The Alliance during The Invasion, eventually siding with the WWF. At "SummerSlam", The Rock defeated Booker T to win the WCW Championship add something

 

Their daughter, Simone Alexandra, was born August 14, 2001 add something

 

Miami Arena - The 2001 Christmas Eve episode of WWF Monday Night Raw featuring The Rock was held here


2002

The Mummy Returns - "The Mummy Returns" inspired the 2002 prequel/spin-off film "The Scorpion King" which is set 5,000 years prior and whose eponymous character, played by Dwayne Johnson , was introduced in this film

 

Sylvain Grenier - During this period, Grenier made three appearances for WWE. The first was on the March 18, 2002 edition of "Raw" as a backstage security guard that was assaulted by Chris Jericho, the second as a referee that helped The Rock to defeat Hulk Hogan at No Way Out in 2003 and third at WrestleMania XIX

 

Brock Lesnar - After a quick feud with Hollywood Hulk Hogan in August 2002, Lesnar began feuding with the Undisputed Champion The Rock


2003

He received a partial Samoan pe'a tattoo in 2003 add something

 

Duane Gill - When Bill Goldberg came to WWE in 2003, his first feud was against The Rock, who on the April 21, 2003 edition of "Raw" brought in Gill, once again under his Gillberg gimmick, to mock Goldberg


2004

In 2004, he hosted a pie-eating contest, as part of the WWE Diva Search and ended the segment by giving Jonathan Coachman a spinebuster and a People's Elbow add something

 

On the March 12 episode, The Rock hosted his first "Rock Concert" segment since 2004, mocking Cena in his songs add something

 

Because his mother, Ata Fitisemanu Maivia, has royal blood, and in recognition of his service to the Samoan people, Samoan King Malietoa Tanumafili II bestowed upon Johnson the noble title of "Seiuli" during his visit there in July 2004 add something

 

John Beasley (actor) - He co-starred opposite The Rock in the 2004 remake of "Walking Tall"

 

Johnny Knoxville - Knoxville worked with John Waters in "A Dirty Shame" in 2004, and appeared as a supporting character to The Rock in "Walking Tall" in the same year


2006

In 2006, Johnson founded "The Dwayne Johnson Rock Foundation", a charity working with at-risk and terminally ill children add something


2007

After this, Dwayne Johnson stated in several interviews that he was no longer under contract to WWE. He stated he would continue using the trademarked name "The Rock", per a dual ownership deal between him and WWE. On March 12, 2007, The Rock appeared on WWE TV after a near three-year absence, via a pre-taped promo shown on the TitanTron during "Raw" add something

 

On June 1, 2007, they announced they were splitting up amicably and intended to spend the rest of their lives together as best friends add something

 

On November 10, 2007, Johnson returned to the Miami Orange Bowl to participate in the festivities surrounding the University of Miami's last home football game at the stadium add something


 

Johnson presented the Academy award for Best Visual Effects at the 80th Academy awards on February 24, 2008 add something

 

On March 29, 2008, The Rock inducted his father, Rocky Johnson, and his grandfather, Peter Maivia, into the WWE Hall of Fame add something

 

CineVegas - The 2008 Festival was highlighted by a special advance screening of "Get Smart" with Dwayne Johnson, as well as a rare showing of "Planting the Seeds", the short animated film from renowned international artist Takashi Murakami

 

Amalie Arena - Raw hosted their three hour 800th episode celebration on November 3, 2008 along with the December 21, 2009 edition, where Johnny Damon served as the guest host, and the first Raw of 2013 on January 7 featuring the return of The Rock


2009

Also in 2009, Johnson played ex-con cab driver Jack Bruno in Las Vegas in "Race To Witch Mountain" add something

 

Johnson hosted the 2009 Nickelodeon Kids' Choice awards on March 28 add something

 

In September 2009, Johnson appeared at a World Xtreme Wrestling show to support the pro wrestling debut of Sarona Snuka, the daughter of his longtime friend and mentor, Jimmy Snuka add something

 

On October 2, 2009, the ten-year anniversary of "SmackDown", The Rock cut a promo via pre-recorded video add something

 

Chris Marquette - Marquette starred alongside Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson, Tom Everett Scott and CiarĂ¡n Hinds; the film was released March 2009

 

AnnaSophia Robb - Robb starred alongside Dwayne Johnson in "Race to Witch Mountain", which was released in March 2009


2010

He made an uncredited cameo in the 2010 film, "Why Did I Get Married Too-" as a psychiatrist who asks out the recently widowed Patricia Agnew add something

 

In 2010, Johnson starred in the family comedy, "Tooth Fairy" add something

 

Will Ferrell - In 2010, he was the executive producer and star of "The Other Guys", a buddy cop film, which has an ensemble cast which consists of Mark Wahlberg, Eva Mendes, Michael Keaton, Steve Coogan, Ray Stevenson, Samuel L. Jackson and Dwayne Johnson

 

John Zeiler - Zeiler was an extra on the 2010 film Tooth Fairy, starring Dwayne Johnson

 

Tooth Fairy (2010 film) - "'Tooth Fairy"' is a 2010 Canadian comedy film starring Dwayne Johnson, Stephen_Merchant, Ashley Judd, and Julie Andrews

 

Vanessa Hudgens - In October 2010, it was announced that Hudgens will be joining the sequel to the 2008 film Journey to the Center of the Earth alongside Dwayne Johnson and Josh Hutcherson, playing Hutcherson's love interest.


2011

In 2011, Johnson appeared in the fifth film of "The Fast and the Furious" film series, "Fast Five", as Luke Hobbs, a Diplomatic Security Service agent assigned to hunt down the series' protagonists add something

 

On the February 14, 2011 episode of "Raw", The Rock was revealed as the host of "WrestleMania XXVII", appearing live on "Raw" for the first time in almost seven years add something

 

Vince McMahon - McMahon would return to the WWE on the February 7, 2011, episode of "Raw", were he announced that the guest host for WrestleMania XXVII would be revealed the following week, with the person being The Rock


2012

The next night on "Raw", Cena challenged The Rock to a match at WrestleMania XXVIII on April 1, 2012 add something


2013

He will star in "Snitch" in 2013 add something

 

On the January 7, 2013 episode of "Raw", The Rock returned to WWE to confront his Rumble opponent, the reigning champion CM Punk add something

 

He won the Favorite Male Buttkicker award at the 2013 Nickelodeon Kid's Choice awards on March 23, 2013 add something

 

He won the Favorite Male Buttkicker award at the 2013 Nickelodeon Kid's Choice awards on March 23, 2013 add something

 

In May 2013, it was announced that he will executive produce and star in an upcoming HBO series about athletes living in Miami add something

 

In September 2013, it was announced that he would star in the film adaptation of the 1980s television series "The Fall Guy" add something

 

Vince McMahon - During the buildup for the 2013 Royal Rumble, McMahon told CM Punk that if The Shield interfered in his match with The Rock, Punk would forfeit his title

 

Michael McGillicutty - Hennig trained with The Rock to prepare for Rock's WWE Championship match against CM Punk at the 2013 Royal Rumble, and trained with Brock Lesnar to prepare for Lesnar's match against Triple H at WrestleMania 29

 

Joe Anderson (actor) - In 2013, Johnson was cast in a role alongside Dwayne Johnson in "Hercules" in 2014

 

Dito Montiel - In 2013, Montiel directed the crime-drama film "Empire State", starring Liam Hemsworth, Emma Roberts and Dwayne Johnson

 

WWE Championship - It has a slightly updated design from the belt introduced by The Rock in 2013 as a result of WWE adapting a new corporate logo originally used for the WWE_Network

 

WWE Championship - On the February 18, 2013 episode of "Raw", The Rock unveiled a new WWE Championship belt

 

John Laurinaitis - On the March 29, 2013 "Smackdown", Laurinaitis made a one-night only return, where he confronted The Rock before getting a "Spinebuster" followed by a "People's Elbow"

 

San Andreas (film) - On October 14, 2013, Dwayne Johnson closed a deal to star in the film, playing the role of a helicopter pilot searching for his daughter after an earthquake


2014

He is set to host another reality series for &TNT (TNT_(TV_channel)) in 2014, entitled "Wake Up Call", which will see him "lending a helping hand to everyday people who are facing enormous challenges in their lives" add something

 

In March 2014, Johnson confirmed that he will be working with DC Entertainment for a film version add something

 

In September 2014, it was revealed that he will play Black Adam in a film about Shazam, which he will produce add something

 

He currently hosts and produces the reality series "Wake Up Call" which premiered in December 2014 add something

 

San Andreas (film) - On March 12, 2014, Carla Gugino joined the cast, reuniting with Dwayne Johnson, with whom she starred in "Race to Witch Mountain" and "Faster"

 

Baywatch - In October 2014, it was announced that Paramount is moving forward with its big-screen adaptation of Baywatch and has loosely attached Dwayne Johnson to the project


2015

The Rock appeared at the 2015 Royal Rumble event during the main event match, where he helped Roman Reigns fend off Big Show and Kane, and was booed for doing so add something

 

On May 21, 2015, Johnson set a Guinness World Record for most selfies in three minutes, taking 105 selfies with fans during the premiere of "San Andreas" in London add something

 

On June 27, 2015, The Rock appeared at a House Show in Boston where he confronted Bo Dallas, giving him a Rock Bottom in the process add something

 

In September 2015 it was announced that Johnson's girlfriend was expecting their first child add something

 

In December 2015, Hashian gave birth to a daughter named Jasmine add something

 

Carla Gugino - In 2015, Gugino had a lead role in the disaster film, "San Andreas", where she once again starred opposite Dwayne Johnson

 

Richard Schiff - In 2015, Schiff appeared as Dwayne Johnson's character's boss on HBO's "Ballers"

 

Rampage (series) - On June 23rd, 2015 it was announced that Dwayne Johnson is set to star in the film but his role is currently unknown

 

Kylie Minogue - She is set to appear in the 2015 disaster film, "San Andreas", alongside Dwayne Johnson

 

Mark Wahlberg - He will executively produce a fourth show for HBO, the comedy-drama "Ballers" starring Dwayne Johnson, set to premiere in June 2015

 

Big Trouble in Little China - In June 2015 The Wrap reported that Dwayne Johnson was developing a remake to star as Jack Burton and produce with his Seven Bucks Productions partners Dany and Hiram Garcia

 

Baywatch - In July 2015 it was announced Seth Gordon would direct with Damian Shannon and Mark Swift having written the latest script with Dwayne Johnson still attached to star


2016

On January 25, 2016, The Rock returned on "Raw" to promote WrestleMania 32 add something

 

In February 2016 it was announced that a sequel to "San Andreas" will be made, which will have Johnson's character dealing with the Ring of Fire; and will star many of the main cast members from the first film add something

 

On March 2016, Johnson partnered with the new juggernaut in American fitness apparel Under Armour to release "Project Rock" add something

 

In July 2016, Johnson announced another television series which he will be involved in named, "Muscle Beach" add something

 

In October 2016, he released a line of Under Armour gear for men and women add something

 

Doc Savage - In 2016, he told Thrillist that Dwayne Johnson would star in the movie, and that he hoped to shoot the movie in early 2017

 

Conrad Efraim - In any case, it would stand as the quickest match in "WrestleMania" history until The Rock defeated Erick Rowan in six seconds at WrestleMania 32 in 2016

 

Pat Patterson (wrestler) - On January 25, 2016, Patterson was seen briefly during a backstage segment on Raw involving The Rock

 

Jumanji - On April 5, 2016, Variety reports that Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart are in early talks to star

 

Doc Savage - On May 22, 2016, he told Thrillist that he would like to make the movie with Dwayne Johnson stating "I made a decision that Dwayne is the guy

 

Jumanji - In August 2016, Dwayne Johnson confirmed that the film would not be a reboot, rather a continuation of the 1995 film and that it would be filmed in Hawaii


2017

In January of 2017, it was announced that Johnson's role as Black Adam for the DC Extended Universe will now include two separate film installments; the previously announced "Shazam" feature film, and an installment focusing on his anti-hero/villain character as well add something

 

In January 2017, it was announced that Johnson's role as Black Adam for the DC Extended Universe will now include two separate film installments; the previously announced "Shazam" feature film, and an installment focusing on his anti-hero/villain character as well add something

 

In April 2017, Disney gave "Jungle Cruise" a spring 2018 production date add something

 

"The Fate of the Furious" was announced with a release date of April 14, 2017 add something

 

In December 2017, Johnson announced he and Hashian are expecting their second child, a girl add something

 

Zac Efron - The film, which is currently slated to release in May 2017, will feature Dwayne Johnson and Efron leading an ensemble cast including Alexandra Daddario, Kelly Rohrbach, Jon Bass, Ilfenesh Hadera, and Priyanka Chopra

 

The Fast and the Furious - On October 23, 2017, Dwayne Johnson posted a video on Instagram which showed the finished script for the spin-off which is currently titled, "Hobbs and Shaw"


2018

In 2018, Johnson starred in the science fiction action film "Rampage" add something

 

In April 2018, he announced that he is working on a film that will include Chris Pratt as his co-star add something

 

On June 7, 2018, The Rock made an appearance at WWE's For Your Consideration event add something

 

Emily Blunt - In late January 2018, it was reported that Blunt will be co-starring with Dwayne Johnson in the film adaptation of "Jungle Cruise" , which will be directed by Jaume Collet-Serra

 

Rampage (series) - A live action film adaptation is scheduled to be released on April 13, 2018, directed by Brad Peyton and starring Dwayne Johnson


2019

In 2019, Johnson started hosting an NBC competition series called "The Titan Games" add something