'The Hero': Meet the Contestants

On TNT's "The Hero," contestants will be tested physically, mentally, and morally, as they try to prove that they truly deserve the title of "The Hero" and the life-changing chance of winning up to a million dollars in prize money. "The Hero" premieres Thursday, June 6 on TNT.

"The Hero" Season 1

On TNT's "The Hero," contestants will be tested physically, mentally, and morally, as they try to prove that they truly deserve the title of "The Hero" and the life-changing chance of winning up to a million dollars in prize money.

"The Hero" Season 1 - Charles

Charles, 39 - Los Angeles, Calif. - A decorated cop and devoted husband and son. But he's still plagued by self-doubt, and wants to use this experience to find out if he has what it takes when it matters most.

"The Hero" Season 1 - Patty

Patty, 46 - Ashland, Mass. - A fiercely loyal mother and wife, she's here to find the courage within.

"The Hero" Season 1 - Lydia

Lydia, 31 - Los Angeles, Calif. - A tough young woman who almost literally raised herself under the most adverse circumstances you can imagine.

"The Hero" Season 1 - Shaun

Shaun, 30 - Hagerstown, Md. - A struggling pro wrestler who has all the makings of a hero... honesty, strength, charisma. But does he have the compassion?

"The Hero" Season 1 - Athena

Athena, 25, - Worcester, Mass. - Some might wonder what could possibly make a former professional cheerleader a hero. But dig a little deeper. She's been taking care of her brother ever since they were kids, and she's not going to let anyone or anything stand in her way.

"The Hero" Season 1 - Rachel

Rachel, 34 - Little River, S.C. - The single mom who works five jobs to get her hearing-impaired son the care he needs. She's out to prove to him that nothing is impossible.

"The Hero" Season 1 - Dave

Dr. Dave, 50 - Beaumont, Texas - As a trauma surgeon, he saves lives every day. But it's hard for him to trust anyone else, and that trait may make it hard for him on this show.

"The Hero" Season 1 - Darnell

Darnell, 32 - Vancouver, Wash. - A committed father and husband, he's now going to be asked to exhibit raw strength and courage beyond anything he's ever imagined.

"The Hero" Season 1 - Marty

Marty, 24 - Centereach, N.Y. - A young man who desperately wants to prove himself and do the right thing, but does he have the temperance and wisdom to be The Hero?

"The Hero" Season 1 - Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson

TNT's "The Hero," headlined by Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, will bring nine people together tackling extraordinary feats in an unexpected and dramatic setting.

"The Hero" Season 1

On TNT's "The Hero," contestants will be tested physically, mentally, and morally, as they try to prove that they truly deserve the title of "The Hero" and the life-changing chance of winning up to a million dollars in prize money.