; born 26 July 1967) is an English actor and film producer.
Typecast as the antihero, he is known for his action-thriller roles and portraying tough, irredeemable, and machiavellian characters.
The star couldn’t have developed his physical and mental abilities without help and inspiration he got from his parents’ family. His mother, Eileen, earned her living as a dancer and father Barry used to be a lounge singer.
Universal has also turned the films into a brand that encompasses consumer products, a theme park ride and, starting next year, a live arena show.
.5 billion and is now writing the spinoff that will focus on Luke Hobbs, the Diplomatic Security Service agent played by Johnson, and Deckard Shaw, an assassin character who was one of the primary bad guys in the franchise before being redeemed and joining the motley crew of antiheroes that make up the roll call.
After starring in a variety of heist and action thriller films such as The Italian Job (2003), Crank (2006), War (2007), The Bank Job (2008), The Mechanic (2011), Spy (2015), and Mechanic: Resurrection (2016), he established himself as a leading actor in Hollywood.
He found further commercial success in the action series The Expendables (2010–14) and the Fast and the Furious franchise.