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Brett Azar Stars as Wrestler 'Iron Shiek' in Young Rock

Season 2 of NBCs Young Rock Brings in Brett Azar as 'Iron Shiek'

Based on Dwayne Johnsons Life

LEVITTOWN, NY – (May 25th, 2022) Actor Brett Azar plays former pro wrestler 'Iron Sheik' on NBCs 'Young Rock'. This NBC show is a show about Dwayne Johnsons life before and after wrestling. Brett Azar has been on 'Worst Cooks in America', 'Jessica Jones'and several other notable shows. He talks about life on set, funny Arnold Schwarzenegger and his life body building. Azar joins The Grindhouse Radio with hosts Brimstone, Kim Adragna, and Tom Greer. Tune in to this week's episode on Thursday, May 26th, 2022 starting at 7pm EST | 4pm PST via the GHR Official Website (, or any of over 25 syndicated networks including iHeartRadio, iTunes, Spotify and Google Podcast.

"I was posting something about being Arnold, and posted something about the food I was eating and was like, 'steamed chicken, microwaved vegetables and my condiment was mustard and splenda,' and she was like, 'Ohh I got a guy for you that you need to have on the show.'"

- Brett Azar talking about JWOW from 'Jersey Shore' casting him on 'Worst Cooks in America (on The Grindhouse Radio)

About Brett Azar:

Brett Azar is a multi-faceted talent in the entertainment world. Mr. Azar attended the University of Rhode Island where he took classes in Theatre and Film Studies. Standing 6'2" and weighing an impressive 250 lbs of athletic muscle, Mr. Azar has competed in the Heavyweight Category of the National Physique Committee (NPC) Championships. Azar is a recurring character on the NBC hit Young Rock with Dwayne Johnson where he plays the eccentric Iron Sheik. Some of his career highlights include having the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be a motion capture model for the famous T-800 first portrayed by the one and only Arnold Schwarzenegger in Terminator Genisys (2015) and Terminator Dark Fate. As a lifelong fan of Schwarzenegger, Azar's championship physique was used to replicate the famous cyborg in its human disguise during certain fight scenes. He has also worked in other popular films including Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows (2016) and Central Intelligence (2016). In addition to his film work, Azar appeared on television series including Jessica Jones (2015), Gotham (2014) and The Blacklist (2013).

(Credit: IMDB- Brett Azar)

Follow Brett Azar on Social Media:

Twitter: @azar_brett

Instagram: @BrettAzar

Facebook: @BrettAzar

About The Grindhouse Radio:

The Grindhouse Radio is an international award-winning a pop culture talk-based podcast that is currently syndicated on several digital & terrestrial radio networks (including iHeartRadio, iTunes, Google Play, Spotify and 19 syndicated networks) worldwide with celebrity guests from The Walking Dead, Disney movies, TV shows, voice actors, etc., and listenership of between 3.5 – 4 million weekly worldwide. GHR covers topics like news, comics, music, geeky gadgetry, sports, movies and more. These are all perfectly blended into a 2-hour show. The Grindhouse Radio releases new episodes every Thursday night at 7pm EST/4PM PST. To learn more about GHR and the cast go to

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Twitter: @TheRealGHRadio

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