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John Cena

John Cena

  • Born on
    • April 23rd, 1977
An American professional wrestler, philanthropist and actor. He is currently signed to WWE, where he is a free agent who appears for both the Raw and SmackDown brands. Cena started his professional wrestling career in 1999 with Ultimate Pro Wrestling (UPW) and won the UPW Heavyweight Championship the following year. He signed a developmental contract with the World Wrestling Federation (WWF, later renamed to World Wrestling Entertainment, or simply WWE) in 2001, debuting on the WWE main roster in 2002. From a generic character in 2002, he morphed into a rapper for the time period of 2002–2004, which earned him fame within the audience on SmackDown! He later transitioned to his current character, which he describes as a "goody-two shoes Superman". However, Cena was labeled "the most polarizing professional wrestler ever" by industry commentator Jim Ross, as his character has many supporters and detractors. Cena was WWE's franchise player and its public face for much of the 2000s and 2010s. Industry veterans John Layfield, Paul Heyman, and Kurt Angle have called Cena the greatest WWE star of all time. Throughout his WWE career, Cena has won 25 championships, with 16 reigns as a world champion (13 times as WWE Champion and three times as WWE's World Heavyweight Champion). His 16 world title wins is tied with WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair for the most recognized world championship reigns by WWE in history. He is also a five-time United States Champion and a four-time world tag team champion (two World Tag Team and two WWE Tag Team). Furthermore, he is a Money in the Bank ladder match winner (2012), a two-time Royal Rumble winner (2008, 2013) and a three-time Superstar of the Year Slammy Award winner (2009, 2010, 2012). Cena has the fourth-highest number of combined days as WWE Champion, behind Bruno Sammartino, Bob Backlund, and Hulk Hogan. He has also headlined WWE's flagship event WrestleMania on five different occasions (WrestleManias 22, 23, XXVII, XXVIII, and 29) over the course of his career, as well as many other pay-per-view events. Outside of wrestling, Cena released the 2005 rap album You Can't See Me, which debuted at No. 15 on the U.S. Billboard 200 chart. In 2006, Cena began an acting career in feature films with his first role being in The Marine. He went on star and appear in other films such as 12 Rounds (2009), Legendary (2010), The Reunion (2011), Trainwreck (2015), Sisters (2015), Daddy's Home (2015), The Wall (2017), Daddy's Home 2 (2017), Ferdinand (2017) and the upcoming Transformers prequel Bumblebee: The Movie (2018). He has also made appearances on television shows including Manhunt, Deal or No Deal, MADtv, Saturday Night Live, Punk'd, Psych and Parks and Recreation. Cena was a contestant on Fast Cars and Superstars: The Gillette Young Guns Celebrity Race, where he made it to the final round before being eliminated, placing third in the overall competition. Cena is the host of American Grit on Fox and is involved in numerous philanthropic causes, most notably with the Make-A-Wish Foundation—he has granted the most wishes in Make-A-Wish history. Description above from the Wikipedia article John Cena, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Starring John Cena on Plex

Filmography

Acting (32 Credits)

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2022Snafu
2021Vacation Friends
2021The Suicide Squad as Christopher Smith / Peacemaker
2021F9: The Fast Saga as Jakob Toretto
2020Dolittle as Yoshi (voice)
2020Undertaker: The Last Ride as John Cena
2019Playing with Fire as Jake “Soup” Carson
2019Fighting with My Family as John Cena (archive)
2018Blockers as Mitchell
2018Bumblebee as Agent Jack Burns
2018WrestleMania as John Cena
2017Ferdinand as Ferdinand (voice)
2017Tour de Pharmacy as Gustav Ditters
2017The Wall as Matthews
2017Daddy's Home 2 as Roger
2017Psych: The Movie as Ewan O'Hara
2016Surf's Up 2: WaveMania as J.C. (voice)
2016WrestleMania 32 as John Cena
2015Trainwreck as Steven
2015The Flintstones & WWE: Stone Age Smackdown as John Cenastone (voice)
2015Sisters as Pazuzu
2015Daddy's Home as Roger
2012Fred 3: Camp Fred as Mr. FigglehornWatch Free
2011The Reunion as Sam Cleary
2011Fred 2: Night of the Living Fred as Fred's DadWatch Free
2010Legendary as Mike Chetley
2010Fred: The Movie as Fred's Dad
200912 Rounds as Danny Fisher
2006The Marine as John Triton
2005Attack of the Show as (archive footage) (uncredited)
2003WrestleMania XIX as John Cena
1993WWE Raw as John Cena

Himself (23 Credits)

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2020WrestleMania 36 as Himself
2019WrestleMania 35 as Himself
2017WrestleMania 33 as Himself
2016Total Bellas as Himself
2015WrestleMania 31 as Himself
2014WrestleMania XXX as Himself
2014Scooby-Doo! WrestleMania Mystery as Himself
2013WrestleMania 29 as Himself
2012WrestleMania XXVIII as Himself
2012WWE: CM Punk - Best in the World as Himself
2011WrestleMania XXVII as Himself
2010WrestleMania XXVI as Himself
2009The 25th Anniversary of WrestleMania as Himself
2008WrestleMania XXIV as Himself
2007WrestleMania 23 as Himself
2006ECW One Night Stand as Himself
2006WWE Royal Rumble as Himself
2006WrestleMania 22 as Himself
2005WrestleMania 21 as Himself
2005WWE Royal Rumble as Himself
2004WrestleMania XX as Himself
2003Royal Rumble as Himself
2000Ready to Rumble as Himself (Uncredited)

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