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DWAYNE JOHNSON (Hank) has solidified himself as a global box office success with gross film revenues in excess of 2.1 billion dollars worldwide.

Born into a family of unique entertainers, Johnson had the opportunity to develop a grass roots understanding of the nuances of live performance as he watched his father and grandfather achieve success in the world of professional wrestling. Johnson later focused his natural athletic abilities on football and received a full scholarship to the University of Miami. He won his first National Championship with the team in 1991 and played again for the National Championship in 1992, closing out his illustrious football career by competing for a third National Championship in 1995 against the University of Nebraska in the Orange Bowl.

Upon graduation, Johnson turned his passion for entertainment into a life-changing career. Following in the footsteps of his World Wrestling Entertainment Hall of Fame grandfather and father, he developed the iconic character 'The Rock' and performed to over 10 million fans a week on television, plus domestic and international live audiences that reached in excess of 70,000. Johnson consistently sold out venues such as the Houston Astrodome, Madison Square Garden and Toronto Sky Dome. He achieved unprecedented success, becoming a New York Times bestselling author for his autobiography, The Rock Says, as well as a platinum recording artist for his WWE compilation CD, performing with such artists as Wyclef Jean. In 2011, Johnson renewed his relationship with the WWE, bringing 'The Rock' persona to a new generation of wrestling fans. He was the host of WrestleMania XXVII and the main event for WWE's November 2011 "Survivor Series" at Madison Square Garden. In April 2012, Johnson will be the star attraction at WrestleMania XXVIII, in his hometown of Miami, Florida.

Johnson transitioned to film as the Scorpion King in the 2001 blockbuster "The Mummy Returns," leading to his first starring role in "The Scorpion King" in 2002. That success led to subsequent leading roles in "The Rundown," "Walking Tall" and "Gridiron Gang," as well as an acclaimed standout performance in the ensemble hit "Be Cool." He lent his voice to the animated feature "Planet 51," returned to family comedy in "The Tooth Fairy," and made his highly anticipated return to action in November 2010 with George Tillman's feature "Faster."

Johnson most recently starred in "Fast Five," the fifth and highest-grossing installment of the "Fast and Furious" franchise. He will reprise his role as U.S. Special Agent Luke Hobbs later this year on the franchise's sixth and seventh installments, and in June 2012, will also be seen starring in Jon Chu's "G.I. Joe: Retaliation." He recently wrapped production on Ric Roman Waugh's action thriller "Snitch," and is set to star in the adventure "Monster Hunters' Survival Guide," based on the popular comic book miniseries by John Paul Russ. Additionally, he will produce and star in a biopic of country music star Charlie Pride.

A Celebrity Cabinet Member for The American Red Cross, Johnson has served on the National Advisory Board for The Make-A-Wish Foundation and the National Spokesperson for After School All-Stars (formerly The Arnold Schwarzenegger Youth Foundation). The Giving Back Fund recognized him in 2006 as one of the top 30 celebrities who made the largest public charitable donations and, in 2008, the United States Congress, the Joint Leadership Commission and the United States Congressional Award Foundation recognized Johnson with the prestigious Horizon Award, given to an individual in the private sector who has contributed to expanding opportunities for all Americans through their own contributions, and has set exceptional examples for young people through their successes in life.


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