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With film revenues exceeding $10 billion worldwide, DWAYNE JOHNSON (Bravestone) is a global box-office powerhouse with a resume, in film and television, as extensive as it is versatile.

Johnson has garnered much critical acclaim and recognition for his range and diverse projects. Most recently, he received the 2019 MTV Generation Award and was named one of 2019 Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People.

Johnson is taking on double duty these days as the star and producer in all of his recent and upcoming feature film projects. His most recent film to hit theatres, Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw, has become one of Johnson's most successful films to date. The highly anticipated spin-off from the Fast and Furious franchise has grossed over $700 million worldwide and is the only title to lead the global box office for four weeks straight in 2019. Directed by David Leitch, the high-octane action film also stars Jason Statham and Idris Elba and was released on August 2, 2019.

Next year, Johnson and his Seven Bucks Productions will partner with Disney on Jungle Cruise. Together, along with co-star Emily Blunt, they will bring Disneyland's beloved theme park ride to life on the silver screen and take audiences on the safari ride of a lifetime.

Adding to his 2020 slate, Johnson reteams with his Skyscraper and Central Intelligence writer/director, Rawson Marshall Thurber, in Netflix's international action-thriller, Red Notice, starring opposite Gal Gadot.

On the television side, Johnson is back this year for a fifth and final season of HBO's highest rated 30-minute series, "Ballers." Johnson, with his Seven Bucks Productions, continues to serve as a producer alongside Mark Wahlberg and Stephen Levinson.

In addition, Johnson created, produced and starred in NBC's large-scale competition series "The Titan Games," which is expected to return for a second season in 2020.

Recently, Johnson and Seven Bucks Productions produced Fighting with My Family, a biographical sports comedy-drama based on the WWE career of professional wrestler, Paige. In addition to his producing duties, Johnson had a cameo role in the film which made its debut at the Sundance Film Festival and premiered to rave reviews. Additional recent film credits include Legendary's Skyscraper, New Line Cinema's Rampage, Sony's Jumanji: Welcome to The Jungle, Paramount's Baywatch, the 8th Fast and Furious installment of the successful franchise The Fate of the Furious, Central Intelligence and the widely successful Disney animated film Moana.

Prior to that, Johnson starred in the summer blockbuster San Andreas, Furious 7, Paramount's Hercules, the dramatic thriller Snitch, the comic book action-adventure G.I. Joe: Retaliation, as well as the second installment of the franchise, the dramatic independent film Empire State, Pain & Gain, alongside Mark Wahlberg, as well as franchise films, Fast 5 and Fast and Furious 6, which grossed a combined $1.4 billion globally.

Other film credits include Race to Witch Mountain, The Tooth Fairy, Planet 51, Get Smart, The Game Plan, Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, which grossed over $325 million, Be Cool, MGM's sequel to Get Shorty, alongside John Travolta, the 2004 remake Walking Tall and Universal's The Rundown. Johnson was casted by Stephen Sommers in The Mummy Returns, which grossed more than $400 million worldwide. His character was so well received by Universal executives during dailies that they immediately planned a film based on his character, The Scorpion King.

Johnson's production company, Seven Bucks Productions, produces original television programming including HBO's "Ballers," NBC's "The Titan Games," BET's "Finding Justice," Paramount Network's "Rock the Troops" and HBO Documentary Films' "Rock and a Hard Place."

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 a National Championship. 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 attendance records across the US and setting pay-per-view buy rate records during that period as well. Dwayne Johnson's character creation of "The Rock" became one of the most charismatic and dynamic characters the industry has ever seen. In March 2012, Johnson made a record-breaking return to the WWE where he crushed John Cena at Wrestle Mania XXVIII in Miami.

Not content to simply be in front of the camera, Johnson penned an autobiography, The Rock Says, which reached #1 on The New York Times Bestseller List shortly after its publication in January 2000. Johnson also created The Rock Foundation in 2006, with a mission to educate, empower and motivate children worldwide through health and physical fitness.

A dedicated philanthropist, Johnson serves as a National Celebrity Wish Ambassador for The Make-A-Wish Foundation. Johnson frequently invites Make-A-Wish kids and their families to his movie sets giving them a once in a lifetime experience. Additionally, a portion of Johnson's annual Veteran's Day capsule in his Project Rock Under Armour clothing line is donated and directly benefits both active duty military and veterans. In 2008, United States Congress and the United States Joint Leadership Commission recognized Johnson with the prestigious Horizon Award, the U.S. Congressional Award given to an individual in the private sector who has demonstrated outstanding leadership and provided opportunities for youth nationwide.

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