Johnny Knoxville (birth name Philip John Clapp) was born on March 11, 1971 in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA. He is a popular star of Jackass TV show and also an actor.
Biography and Career :
He grew up in Knoxville and his first bad contact with life was at the age at eight when was very sick and had flu and pneumonia and almost died. After this he became an asthmatic. He attended South-Young High School in Knoxville, Tennessee and after this the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Pasadena, California.
He started his acting career in TV commercial spots for Taco Bell, Coors Light and Mountain Dew. He became famous in 1997 when he appears in an article in Big Brother Magazine and after this a video called Boob and Number Two. After this MTV gave him and his band the opportunit
y to have his own show at a big television and that's the way how appeared Jackass.
They made shows at MTV between 2000 and 2002 and resulted Jackass- the Movie.
While he filmed for the movie he knocked unconscious three times. In December 2005, he returned to the big screen in the Special Olympics farce The Ringer and had a big success.
- Height 185cm
- Nicknames: Johnny Jackass, PJ
- His father sells used cars.
- He is a big fan of Johnny Cash.
- "I just love that spirit that makes people do things that they probably shouldn't"
- "It's a real primal thing, watching someone get hurt. It's funny and accessible."
- "People think by challenging me they're going to show they're tough. But I'm not tough. Decent drinker. Not such a bad kisser. But not a great fighter""
- Desert Blues (1995)
- Coyote Ugly (2000)
- Life Without Dick (2001)
- Don't Try This At Home: The Steve-O Video (2001)
- Big Trouble (2002)
- Deuces Wild (2002)
- Men in Black II (2002)
- Jackass: The Movie (2002)
- Grand Theft Parsons (2003)
- Walking Tall (2004)
- A Dirty Shame (2004)
- Lords of Dogtown (2005)
- The Dukes of Hazzard (2005)
- The Devils Rejects (2005)
- Daltry Calhoun (2005)
- The Ringer (2005)
- Jackass: Number Two (2006)
- Killshot (2007)
- Hawaiian Dick (2007)
- Jackass 3
- Jackass 2.5.
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