Johnny Knoxville

Johnny Knoxville

Mar. 11th, 1971
Born in
Knoxville, Tennessee, USA
6' 1

Johnny Knoxville's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Jackass TV Show
Nitro Circus TV Show
Nitro Circus
Wildboyz TV Show
Adventures in Hollyhood TV Show
Adventures in Hollyhood

Main Movie Roles

2016 - Elvis & Nixon
2015 - Being Evel
2014 - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
2013 - Movie 43
2012 - Fun Size
2012 - Nature Calls
2012 - Nitro Circus: The Movie
2010 - Jackass 3-D
2005 - The Ringer
2005 - Daltry Calhoun
2005 - Lords of Dogtown
2005 - The Dukes of Hazzard
2004 - Walking Tall
2004 - A Dirty Shame
2002 - Jackass: The Movie
2002 - Big Trouble
2002 - Deuces Wild
2000 - Coyote Ugly

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Himself - Guest
Johnny Cash
Himself - Audience Member
Himself - Guest
Himself - Guest
Himself - Guest
Hoyt Platter (Voiced)
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  • Was able to make friends with two of his heroes, 'Johnny Cash (I)' (qv), and 'Hunter S. Thompson' (qv) before their respective deaths, even buying a cabin and other possessions from Cash.
  • His dad sells used cars.
  • Offered a spot on _"Saturday Night Live" (1975)_ (qv), but turned it down. Later, on May 7, 2005, he hosted the show.
  • He is friends with heavyweight fighter Eric "Butterbean" Esch. At the Larry Holmes v. Butterbean fight in 2002, he autographed fight promoter Frank Azzalina's model - daughter Stephanie Amaya's evening gown.
  • Attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Pasadena, California.
  • Grew up in southern Knoxville, Tennessee.
  • Was writing for a skateboarding magazine called Big Brother when he did a story about self-defense equipment, which he tried on himself while Jeff Tremaine (editor for Big Brother) filmed it. These led to the Big Brother Videos Shit, Number Two, and Boob, which paved the way for Land Speed, CKY2K, and CKY3K. The CKY videos later became the first episodes of _"Jackass" (2000)_ (qv).
  • Executed co-star Dwayne Johnson's signature WWE finisher, "The People's Elbow" in "Walking Tall" (2004).

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