Mar. 11th, 1971
Knoxville, Tennessee, USA
Johnny Knoxville's Main TV Roles
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- Has worked with actor 'David Koechner' (qv) on three different films: _Life Without Dick (2002)_ (qv), _The Dukes of Hazzard (2005)_ (qv) and _Daltry Calhoun (2005)_ (qv).
- 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).
- 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.
- There was a bidding war between Comedy Central and MTV over Johnny. MTV won, thus _"Jackass" (2000)_ (qv) was born.
- Was listed as a potential nominee on the 2006 Razzie Award nominating ballot. He was suggested in the Worst Actor category for his roles in the films _Daltry Calhoun (2005)_ (qv), _The Dukes of Hazzard (2005)_ (qv) and _The Ringer (2005)_ (qv), however, he failed to receive a nomination.
- Grew up in southern Knoxville, Tennessee.
- At age of eight had flu, pneumonia and bronchitis all at same time and nearly died.
- Has his own production company, Dickhouse Productions, which co-produces most of his productions (e.g. Jackass).