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Dwayne Johnson in Reno 911! Miami

The grenade explodes (that kills him) in Reno 911! Miami

Dwayne Johnson (1972 - )

a.k.a. The Rock; a.k.a. Rocky Maivia

Former professional wrestler

Film Deaths[]

  • The Mummy Returns (2001) [Mathayus, the Scorpion King]: (1) Killed when the gods take his life away. (2) Reincarnated as a giant hybrid scorpion, and is stabbed in the chest with an enchanted spear by O'Connell (Brendan Fraser) in the tomb; his body disintegrates into a mass of scorpions after his death. (Throughout the final sequence, he is in a monstrous human/scorpion form, and his character, including the likeness of his face, is entirely CGI.)
  • The Scorpion King (2002) [Mathayus]: Shot fatally with an arrow by Steven Brand in one of Kelly Hu's visions; it is later averted in reality.
  • Doom (2005) [Sarge]: Killed in an explosion when Karl Urban sends him through the portal and then throws a grenade after him, after Dwayne has started to transform into a monster.
  • Southland Tales (2007) [Boxer Santaros]: Killed in an explosion, along with everybody else on the Mega-Zeppelin, when Lou Taylor Pucci fires a missile at it. Through time-travel machinations, a time-displaced he is also killed (off-screen) in an explosion by a car bomb; throughout the movie, references are made to a mysterious body being found, until it's explained that this body is the "other" Boxer.
  • Reno 911! Miami (2007) [Rick Smith, SWAT]: Killed in an explosion after he runs into a decontamination tent to retrieve a grenade he had dropped. (Played for comic effect.)
  • Get Smart (2008) [Agent 23]: Killed in a car crash/explosion when his SUV (which has been set on fire) collides with a train at the end of a chase, and struggle in his vehicle with Steve Carell and Anne Hathaway who leap clear before impact.
  • Faster (2010) [James Cullen/Driver]: Is clinically dead after being shot in the back of the head by Billy Bob Thornton after he sees his brother (Matt Gerald) being murdered by Lester Speight; he is later revived by hospital staff.
  • The Other Guys (2010) [Christopher Danson]: Jumps to his death, along with Samuel L. Jackson, when they leap from a rooftop pursuing a suspect. (Played for comic effect.)
  • Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017) [Dr. Xander ""Smolder"" Bravestone]: Alex Wolff's video game avatar (1) Falls to his death after Kevin Hart/Ser'Darius Blain pushes him off a cliff, as Jack Black/Madison Iseman and Karen Gillan/Morgan Turner look on in shock. (2) Devoured by a panther, after he falls out of a tree when he is startled by a squirrel. Both times, he re-spawns shortly afterwards, using up one of his video game "lives".
  • Jumanji: The Next Level (2019) [Dr. Smolder Bravestone/ Bravestone's father]: Danny DeVito's video game avatar, he dies twice: (1) Disintegrated by an Ostrich (2) Killed by a Rocket Launcher along with Alex/Awkwafina, Jack/Ser'Darius, Kevin/Danny Glover, and Karen/Morgan that was fired by Massi Furlan's men. Both times, he re-spawns shortly afterwards, using up one of his video game "lives". He also plays his father who was killed by Rory McCann.
  • Jungle Cruise (2021) [Frank Wolff]: Turn into stone after he crashes his boat to block the river. He is revived by Emily Blunt by using the petal to restore him.

TV Deaths[]

  • Transformers Prime: Darkness Rising, Part 1 (2010; animated) [Cliffjumper]: Fatally stabbed by Starscream (Steven Jay Blum). He's resurrected as a Terrorcon in the next episode (Darkness Rising, Part 2) when Megatron (Frank Welker) stabs hims with Dark Energon.
  • Transformers Prime: Darkness Rising, Part 2 (2010; animated) [Cliffjumper]: After being resurrected as a Terrorcon, he dies again after the Decepticon base is blown up.

Notable Connections[]

  • Grandson of "High Chief" Peter Maivia (wrestler)
  • Son of Rocky Johnson (wrestler)
  • Ex-Mr. Dany Garcia
  • Mr. Lauren Hashian

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