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Clapp, Philip John (Knoxville, Johnny, Johnny Jackass)

Born: 1971 AD
Currently alive, at 44 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Actors, Writers


1971 - Born on March 11th in Knoxville, Tennesee. Host of MTV Jackass, consisting of an endless array of stupid pranks and dangerous stunts: foolish bicycle jumps, gross-out eating accomplishments, etc.

1979 - At age of eight had flu, pneumonia and bronchitis all at same time and nearly died.

1989 - He graduated from highschool in South Young High School, Knoxville.

1995 - Married Melanie Lynn Cates, a clothing designer, on May 15th and had a daughter named Madison.

2000 - Was writing for a skateboarding magazine called Big Brother when he did a story about self-defense equipment, which he tried on himself while Jeff Tremaine (editor for Big Brother) filmed it. These led to the Big Brother Videos Shit, Number Two, and Boob, which paved the way for Land Speed, CKY2K, and CKY3K. The CKY videos later became the first episodes of "Jackass".

2002 - Was knocked unconscious 3 times during making of "Jackass: The Movie".

2005 - Offered a spot on Saturday Night Live, but turned it down. Later on May 7th, he hosted the show.

         - Has worked with actor David Koechner on three different films, "Life Without Dick", "The Dukes of Hazzard" and "Daltry Calhoun".


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