Mar. 11th, 1971
Knoxville, Tennessee, USA
Johnny Knoxville's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2014 - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
2013 - Movie 43
2013 - Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa
2012 - Nature Calls
2012 - Nitro Circus: The Movie
2012 - Fun Size
2010 - Jackass 3-D
2005 - Daltry Calhoun
2005 - The Dukes of Hazzard
2005 - The Ringer
2005 - Lords of Dogtown
2004 - A Dirty Shame
2004 - Walking Tall
2002 - Jackass: The Movie
2002 - Deuces Wild
2002 - Big Trouble
2002 - Life Without Dick
2000 - Coyote Ugly
Guest TV Roles[none found]
- Is an avid 'Johnny Cash (I)' (qv) fan.
- Executed co-star Dwayne Johnson's signature WWE finisher, "The People's Elbow" in "Walking Tall" (2004).
- Attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Pasadena, California.
- Attended South-Young High School in Knoxville, Tennessee
- 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.
- Suffers from asthma.
- 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).
- Offered a spot on _"Saturday Night Live" (1975)_ (qv), but turned it down. Later, on May 7, 2005, he hosted the show.