Dwayne Douglas Johnson, also known by his ring name The Rock, is an American actor, producer, and semi-retired professional wrestler.
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I liked his ability to deal with a lot of the negativity that surrounded him.
Even though he was in a world that he didn't want to be in, he still saw the bigger picture.
Mickey Rourke's character in 'The Wrestler' - that was my dad, that was my uncles, that was so many members of my family. It was the only thing they knew. And then they would end up wrestling for a hundred bucks, go to autograph signings for two hundred bucks.
Attitude and enthusiasm play a big part in my life.
I get excited about the things that inspire me. I also believe in laughing and having a good time.
Success at anything will always come down to this: Focus and Effort. And we control both.
When I say I'm going to take care of a woman, I don't just mean physically or sexually or romantically. I'm going to take care of her emotionally and spiritually. I'm going to take care of her in all ways. I take a lot of pride in that today.
The one thing that I keep learning over and over again is that I don't know nothing. I mean, that's my life lesson.
Success at anything will always come down to this: focus and effort, and we control both.
If I had to describe myself to an alien I'd say I was bigger than the average human, enjoy a drink or two with a good meal and have a bigger head than most. I'd also say I'm really handsome - especially if they were a female alien.
Some of the kids in school used to call my father a fake or a phony.
That kind of thing brought on a few fights.
By the time I was 23 years old, I had multiple arrests.
Be the type of person that when your feet touch the floor in the morning the devil says, "Aww shit.... they're up"
For me it came from the material. It was so well written and brought the opportunity to work with great actors. And of course the opportunity to 'mince about' was an added element that I wanted to take advantage of!
I like the idea of making a big, fun, adventure type of movie.
I absolutely believed when I was young because the Tooth Fairy was always good to me. The Tooth Fairy generally left me a dollar or two dollars and, as a kid, that was a lot of money.
I played with two lines of action figures when I was a kid: G.I. Joe and Star Wars.
When I first came into acting, I had great opportunities to make a decent movie.
I had a run there in 2005, '06, '07 - for a long time it was "Oh, he's the best thing in the movie that's not that good." I started questioning: Did I make the right choice? Should I have stayed in wrestling a bit longer? And then budgets became lower and lower and the pay kinda stayed the same and there wasn't a lot of growth.
My mom cleaned toilets for a long time, and she'd seen a lot of terrible things, but she was still the strength of our family. And there are women like that all across the country - all around the world - who show that type of fortitude.
For different roles, my condition and training and diet does alter.
Depending on the role, it will really dictate the type of training I do.
I was fortunate and I was lucky that I had a couple of people in my life who cared about me. I had good, loving parents.
When he speaks to you he speaks with an earnest vibe and an earnest energy.
If I love you, I show you I love you every day. Little things, big things.
Check your ego at the door. The ego can be the great success inhibitor. It can kill opportunities, and it can kill success.
I love WWE, and I love that platform.
There is no other platform in the world that gives me that instant gratification. There is just no other platform.
Around every corner, always protect the engine that powers you.
I'm a passionate, hardcore fisherman. Biggest fish I caught? A 200-pound tarpon.
'Be Cool' was a defining movie for me.
There was a time in my life when opportunities were so few and far between they were like little cracks in the wall, and if one opportunity came my way, I would scratch and claw and bite and I would do anything I could to make sure that I grabbed that opportunity by the throat and I did not let it go.
To be immortalized in a ride is a very cooI thing.
When I was a kid, I loved Elvis, and Harrison Ford as Indiana Jones.
But I had no connection to Hollywood - and being a movie star was such a far-fetched idea, growing up in Hawaii.
I was brought up as an only child, and we were very close.
But when I was 14, we got evicted. We came home to a padlock, and I looked up at my mom and she was crying, and there was nothing to do.
Playing big, heroic characters with heart is always a lot of fun.
I enjoy making movies like that, and a lot of people love to live vicariously through those characters.
My reputation precedes me now.
The goal for me is always to have the opportunity to work in different genres.
This is a great and exciting time in my career, where I can have the opportunity to work in different genres, and also I recognize there's not a lot of actors who have that opportunity and I'm grateful for it.
I knew credibility would come only in time and through earnest performances.
When I was a kid, I never thought much about football.
I thought about following in my family's footsteps and going into professional wrestling.
I want to be a man who is truthful and who won't let pride get in the way of my ripping myself open to my partner and saying, 'Here I am. This is me.' I feel there's something powerful when a man reaches a point in his life when he can be completely vulnerable.
When I was ten, I won the horseshoe-throwing contest at summer camp.
I was also the Wiffle ball champion in my town.
I started in action, and then I went to comedy school.
My parents weren't actors or studio executives.
Working out anchors my day.
I can't deny that the thought of being governor, the thought of being president, is alluring. And beyond that, it would be an opportunity to make a real impact on people's lives on a global scale. But there are a lot of other things I want to do first.
I enjoyed working with Stephen Merchant. He was wonderful. I've been such a big fan of his acting.
I've always loved the showmanship of professional wrestling.
While I love making movies, I love that platform, too.
With drive and a bit of talent, you can move mountains. I know. I've done it.
I grew up where, when a door closed, a window didn't open.
The only thing I had was cracks. I'd do everything to get through those cracks - scratch, claw, bite, push, bleed. Now the opportunity is here. The door is wide open, and it's as big as a garage.
But being on location and shooting, whether its in Puerto Rico or Atlanta, it always reminds me of how really cool my job can be. Interacting with the fans is one of the best parts of it.
When I was a kid at four years old, that's when I started amateur wrestling with my dad and family. And when that's instilled in you, it never goes away.
I was raised by strong women, and that DNA is in my daughter and wife.
I knew early on that I wanted to entertain in some form.
And I knew I would work as hard as anyone to do it.
I don't have a need for speed. I'm not that guy.
I can hold my own when it comes to burping. I've got a good feeling that I could win a championship.
My grandfather was one of the very, very first, if not the first, Samoan wrestlers to become known on a worldwide basis.