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Philip John Clapp (better known as Johnny Knoxville), the 32 year old 6'1" host of MTV' Jackass, was born on March 11, 1971 and raised in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Johnny Knoxville rapidly gained fame as the creator and star of the controversial MTV reality series "Jackass," is one of Hollywood's most sought-after talents. Johnny starred in and produced the box-office hits, "Jackass," "Jackass Two" and "Jackass 3D". On October 15, 2010 "Jackass 3D" was #1 at the box office earning $50 million dollars during its opening weekend setting a record for biggest October debut. "Jackass 3D" was the third-straight #1 opening for Paramount's franchise. He has also been seen in "The Ringer" for the Farrelly Brothers opposite Katherine Heigel, and starred as Luke Duke in Warner Bros hit "Dukes of Hazaard" with Seann William Scott.

Before that he was seen in "The Lords of Dogtown" directed by Catherine Hardwicke and co-starring Heath Ledger and Emile Hirsch. Prior to "Lords of Dogtown", Knoxville starred in a wide variety of films including the John Waters ensemble comedy, "A Dirty Shame" with Tracey Ullman, Chris Isaak and Selma Blair. He was also seen in MGM's box-office hit "Walking Tall," starring opposite Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, as well as Barry Sonnenfeld's sequel "Men In Black 2."
Johnny and his Dickhouse Production partners, Jeff Tremaine and Spike Jonze have produced shows for MTV including Nitro Circus, Rob and Big, and The Dudesons. He also produced the critically acclaimed documentaries "The Wild and Wonderful Whites of West Virginia" and "Birth of Big Air" about famed BMX biker Matt Hoffman.
Knoxville also co-stars in the action film "The Last Stand" with Arnold Schwarzenegger set to release in January 2013. He also co-stars in "Small Apartments" starring alongside Billy Crystal and James Caan directed by Jonas Åkerlund. He also stars in the comedy Fun Size opposite Victoria Justice and Chelsea Handler.

Currently, Knoxville and his cousin Roger Alan Wade host a Sirius Radio Show on Channel 60 called "The Big Ass Happy Family Jubilee". Knoxville's show airs Saturdays at 8pm ET.

Born and raised in Knoxville, Tennessee, Johnny became interested in acting at an early age. At the age of 18, he moved to California to pursue his acting career and supported himself through appearing in commercials, and occasionally writing for magazines such as "Blunt," "Bikini," and "Big Brother." In 1997, Knoxville, Jeff Tremaine, and Spike Jonze pitched their idea for "Jackass" to MTV and thus began his acting career. Knoxville currently lives in Los Angeles.

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Johnny Knoxville and Rocko Clapp - Founder and star of the American franchise 'Jackass' Johnny Knoxville was snapped as he took his family to the Studio City Farmers Market in Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 18th January 2015

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Johnny Knoxville, Philip John Clapp, Naomi Nelson and Arlo Lemoyne Yoko Clapp - Johnny Knoxville takes his family to the Studio City Farmers Market where he watches his son, Rocko try ascending and descending on a climbing wall at Studio City - Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 18th January 2015

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Johnny Knoxville - A host of stars were photographed as they arrived for the World premiere of Screen Gems comedy film "The Wedding Ringer" starring Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting, Alan Ritchson and Josh Gad among others. The premiere was held at the TCL Chinese Theater in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States - Tuesday 6th January 2015

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Star and creator of 'Jackass' Johnny Knoxville was snapped as he was out Christmas shopping at The Grove in Los Angeles, California, United States - Wednesday 24th December 2014

Teenagers Mutant Ninjas Turtles Heading for $50 Million Debut at Box Office

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Despite the fact it has been panned by critics and holds a dismal 20% 'Certified Rotten' on review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, the cinematic reboot of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles franchise looks like it's headed to the top of the U.S box office.

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It'll be pizza and shakes all round at Paramount then

Projections estimate the Michael Bay-produced film will take over $50 million in its opening week, meaning it is on course to overtake current number one at box office, Guardians of the Galaxy, which shot to the top spot last week with an opening of $92 million and is still projected to take a healthy $40 million+ this week.

Continue reading: Teenagers Mutant Ninjas Turtles Heading for $50 Million Debut at Box Office

'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' Premiere Hits Los Angeles [Pictures]

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The stars of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles reboot were out in full force on Sunday 3 August for the film’s premiere in Los Angeles. Megan Fox, who plays intrepid reporter April O’Neil, stepped on to the red carpet with her fellow co-stars Will Arnett, William Fichtner, Alan Ritchson and Johnny Knoxville, as well as the film’s producer, Michael Bay.

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Megan Fox wows at the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles premiere

The Jonathan Liebesman-directed action movie was screened at the Regency Village Theatre where Fox and her co-stars stopped to pose with fans and for a whole cast line up picture.

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