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Dwayne Johnson to receive MTV’s Generation Award

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson can add another award to his insane list of achievements. 

The wrestling-pro-turned-movie-star will accept the Generation Award at the MTV Movie & TV Awards, which are scheduled to air on Monday, June 17. 

Johnson tacks his name onto a super-accomplished list of other actors and stars who have received the Generation Award — like Tom Cruise, Jim Carrey, Sandra Bullock, Reese Witherspoon, Robert Downey Jr., Ben Stiller, Will Smith, Adam Sandler, and more. MTV presents the award to performers “whose diverse contributions to both film and television have turned them into household names in the industry,” so Johnson is definitely deserving of it, having first made a name for himself as a wrestling star only to become one of the biggest actors in Hollywood.

After getting his start as a college football player and winning a 1991 championship for the University of Miami, Johnson began training to become a professional wrestler. Thanks to his imposing…

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