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Rocky 'Soulman' Johnson Dead - WWE Star & Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson's Father Dies at 75

Rocky 'Soulman' Johnson Dead - WWE Star & Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson's Father Dies at 75

Rocky “Soulman” Johnson has sadly died.

The WWE superstar and father of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson passed away at the age of 75, the WWE confirmed according to TMZ on Wednesday (January 15).

The wrestling star first gained national fame after joining the WWE in the 1980s, and became part of the league’s first African-American tag team championship duo, The Soul Patrol.

Dwayne, his son, adopted his father’s name for his own wrestling name and went on to become a superstar in his own right.

His autobiography, Soulman: The Rocky Johnson Story, was published in 2019, for which which Dwayne wrote the foreword.

Our thoughts are with Rocky‘s loved ones at this difficult time.

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