Actor and entertainer Dwayne Johnson first gained notoriety as an athlete in which professional league?
Dwayne Johnson was a wrestler in the WWF or World Wrestling Federation, later renamed World Wrestling Entertainment or WWE.
Before his acting career Dwayne Johnson was best known to wrestling fans by what nickname?
Dwayne Johnson gained popularity in professional wrestling as The Rock.
When was Dwayne Johnson born?
Dwayne Johnson was born May 2, 1972, to Ata Johnson (née Maivia) and Rocky Johnson.
What was the first feature film Dwayne Johnson appeared in?
Dwayne Johnson made his feature film debut in 2001 as Mathayus the Scorpion King in "The Mummy Returns."
Where did The Rock play college football?
Dwayne Johnson played football at the University of Miami. Johnson shared the position of defensive lineman with teammate and future Hall of Famer, Warren Sapp.
What high school did The Rock graduate from?
Dwayne Johnson graduated from Freedom High School in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Johnson played football at Freedom High School and was named a high school all-American by USA Today his senior year.
True or false: Dwayne Johnson was a third-generation professional wrestler.
Dwayne Johnson followed his father Rocky Johnson and grandfather Peter Fanene Maivia into professional wrestling. Before becoming The Rock, Johnson used the stage name Rocky Maivia after both his father and grandfather.
What actress co-starred in the 2010 film "The Tooth Fairy" with Dwayne Johnson?
Actress Ashley Judd played the love interest of Dwayne Johnson's character Derek Thompson in the movie "The Tooth Fairy."
Where was The Rock born?
Dwayne Johnson was born in Hayward, California. The family frequently moved during Johnson's childhood before settling in Pennsylvania so he could attend high school.
Which Canadian Football League team did Dwayne Johnson play for?
Dwayne Johnson played for the Calgary Stampeders of the Canadian Football League. Johnson was cut by the team after playing for only two months.
What was Dwayne Johnson's first wrestling stage name?
Before becoming famous as The Rock, Dwayne Johnson chose Flex Kavana as his first wrestling stage name.
What year did Dwayne Johnson make his WWF wrestling television debut?
Dwayne Johnson made his television debut as a WWF wrestler on the "Survivor Series" in 1996.
Dwayne Johnson's grandfather appeared in a bit role as a villain in what 1967 James Bond film?
Peter Fanene Maivia appeared in a small role as a villain in "You Only Live Twice."
What character did The Rock play in the television series "That 70s Show"?
In an episode of "That 70s Show" that originally aired Feb. 7, 1999, Dwayne Johnson played his father, wrestler Rocky Johnson.
Dwayne Johnson's first leading role was in what 2002 feature film?
Dwayne Johnson's first leading role was in "The Scorpion King." Johnson reprised his role as Mathayus the Scorpion King from "The Mummy Returns."
True or false: Before making it big as a professional wrestler Dwayne Johnson was drafted by the National Football League.
Dwayne Johnson suffered a back injury that cost him a spot in the NFL draft while playing college football at the University of Miami.
Dwayne Johnson's grandfather Peter Fanene Maivia was a professional wrestler, what was his stage name?
The stage name used by Dwayne Johnson's grandfather, Peter Fanene Maivia, was the High Chief.
What "Jackass" cast member co-starred with Dwayne Johnson in the 2004 movie "Walking Tall"?
Johnny Knoxville played character Ray Templeton in the 2004 remake of "Walking Tall." During one scene character Ray Templeton uses Dwayne Johnson's signature wrestling move called "the people's elbow" to defeat a villain.
Tanoai Reed often serves as a stunt double for Dwayne Johnson. How is Reed related to Johnson?
Dwayne Johnson's frequent stunt double is his cousin Tanoai Reed. Reed has served as Johnson's stunt double in more than a dozen movies.
Who was The Rock's opponent in his WWF wrestling debut?
Dwayne Johnson made his WWF wrestling debut against the Brooklyn Brawler in an untelevised match in Texas in 1995.
In addition to his stage name, what nickname did Dwayne Johnson receive after winning a WWE title?
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson acquired the moniker The People's Champ after winning his first WWE title in 1998.
Dwayne Johnson is a citizen of what country?
Dwayne Johnson is actually a citizen of the United States, Canada and Samoa. Johnson was born a U.S. citizen, has Samoan citizenship (his mother is from Samoa) and gained Canadian citizenship in 2009 (his father is a Canadian citizen).
What book, published in January 2000, did Dwayne Johnson co-author?
Dwayne Johnson and author Joe Layden co-wrote the autobiography "The Rock Says." The book reached No. 1 on the New York Times Best Sellers list.
How many times has Dwayne Johnson won the WWE Championship?
Dwayne Johnson has won the WWE wrestling championship seven times from 1998 to 2002.
Dwayne Johnson was part of the Miami Hurricanes college football team that won the National Championship in what year?
Dwayne Johnson played for the Miami Hurricanes when they won the college football National Championship in 1991.
What character does Dwayne Johnson play in the "Fast & Furious" movie franchise?
Dwayne Johnson plays character Luke Hobbs in the "Fast and Furious" franchise. Tommy Lee Jones was originally considered for the character.
A pink tutu is worn by Dwayne Johnson's character in what 2010 movie?
Dwayne Johnson as character Derek Thompson dons a tutu in the 2010 family film "Tooth Fairy."
True or false: Dwayne Johnson graduated from college with a degree in criminology.
In 1995 Dwayne Johnson graduated from the University of Miami with a degree in criminology. Johnson met his future wife Dany Garcia at the university.
What was the first "Fast and Furious" movie to feature Dwayne Johnson as government agent Luke Hobbs?
Dwayne Johnson made his first appearance as Luke Hobbs in the movie "Fast Five."
What 2015 disaster movie does Dwayne Johnson star in?
Dwayne Johnson plays character Raymond Gaines in "San Andreas," a 2015 disaster movie about a massive earthquake.
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