Celeb Facts
Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson

11b1 - Celeb Facts: Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson
- Is of African-Canadian and Samoan descent.

- His $5.5-million pay check for The Scorpion King earned him a listing in the Guinness Book of World Records, as his salary was the highest for any actor receiving top billing for the first time.

- Has a wax figure likeness of himself at Madame Tussaud's Museum.

- His cousin, Tanoai Reed, is his stunt double for many of his movies.

- Was Tim Burton's second choice for the role of Willy Wonka in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

- WWE named their Thursday night show (Smackdown) after one of The Rock's catchphrases, 'Layeth the Smack Down'.

- Has expressed his desire to play a villain in a James Bond film. Dwayne's grandfather Peter Fanene Maivia appeared as a Bond villain in 1967's You Only Live Twice.

- In an interview he said: 'I no longer am a wrestler; I am now pursuing a future as an actor and someday as a director. I am not the Rock. I am Dwayne Johnson.'

Personal Quote
The Rock will take you down Know Your Role Boulevard which is on the corner of Jabroni Drive and check you directly into the Smackdown Hotel!