Dustin Ardine Trivia

  • Named after Oscar winning actor Dustin Hoffman, who was himself named after silent movie era actor Dustin Farnum.
  • Speaks 3 languages: English, American Sign Language, and Romani.
  • A constant method actor, he once gained 65 pounds for an unpaid role in a college play. Achieved this by drinking a full gallon of whole milk every day for 2 months.
  • His favorite sports teams are The Miami Dolphins, the L.A. Dodgers, The Pittsburgh Penguins, The Chicago Bulls, and the UNR Wolf Pack.
  • Owned and operated his own Independent Professional Wrestling Organization in Reno Nevada called "Pro Wrestling Destination" from 2008-2015.
  • First lead in a film was at age 21 in "Day of the Axe" (2007).
  • His professional wrestling name is "The Dreamachine" Dustin Ardine.
  • His favorite Professional Wrestler is Bret "The Hitman" Hart Among his other favorites is Ultimo Dragon, and Diamond Dallas Page.
  • Is of Italian, Romani, and Native American ancestry.
  • He has been acting since age 6 and professional wrestling since age 14.
  • His grandfather William John Ardine was a world war II veteran of the 34th Army Air Offensive Air Unit in Europe.
  • Was personally given career advise from Tom Cruise on the set of War of the Worlds (2005).
  • Graduated from Greensburg Salem High School in Greensburg Pa in 2002.
  • Discovered his love for acting at a very early age, 6 years old, when he was picked out of a crowd to be a cast member on "The Star Trek Adventure" at Universal Studios and has been acting ever since.
  • Has an older brother named Darrell and a younger sister named Challon.
  • His favorite Actor is Russell Crowe. Among his other favorites are Johnny Depp, Lon Chaney, Liam Neeson, and Dustin Hoffman.
  • Is a gifted artist and enjoys figure drawing, life drawing, portrait drawing, and landscape drawing the most. Expecially when using charcoal.
  • Comes from a working class family. His father Richard Serrano is a postman and his mother Tina Serrano is a nurse.
  • Shares the same birthday as WWE Owner Vince McMahon - August 24th.
  • Suffers from Chronic Migraine Disorder and Insomnia.
  • Was born Dustin Serrano, but upon the death of his grandfather William John Ardine, who was one of Dustin's biggest life inspirations, took his last name because his grandfather had no one to carry on his family name.
  • His favorite Actress is Christina Ricci. Among his other favorites is Kate Winslet, Julianna Moore, Dame Maggie Smith, and Marlee Matlin.
  • Has moved around a lot in his life. Went to 4 different elementary schools, 2 different middle schools, 3 different high schools, and 7 different colleges and has lived in most of the US States at some point or another.
  • Does not smoke, or do drugs of any kind.
  • Comes from a broken home, his parents divorced in 1988 when he was only 4 years old.

"Every scene you will ever act begins in the middle and it's up to you, the actor, to provide what comes before" Michael Shurtleff