Life Dwayne Johnson about father’s loss: “I am in pain” By weekster Posted on January 19, 2020 1 min read Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson (47) is having a hard time losing his father. The actor and wrestler wrote a tribute on Instagram to Rocky Johnson (75), who died on Wednesday. “Suddenly gone without coming back” “Dad, I wish I had another chance to tell you that I love you,” said Dwayne. “But you attacked me so quickly and without warning. Suddenly gone without coming back. I am in pain. But we know that it is only pain and that it will pass.” The actor writes how proud he was of his father, who was a show wrestler until 1991. “I am grateful to you for bringing me into the world. Thank you for teaching me invaluable life lessons.” Dwayne has been honoring his father for years in the stake. As a wrestler, he took the name The Rock as an ode to his dad.