Professional Wrestlers in History

Birthdays in Film & TV

Birthdays 1 - 100 of 500

  • 1876-04-22 Georg Lurich, Estonian wrestler (d. 1920)
  • 1878-04-27 Frank Alvin Gotch, American professional wrestler (d. 1917)
  • 1888-02-27 Earl Caddock, American professional wrestler (d. 1950)
  • 1891-06-30 Man Mountain Dean, American professional wrestler (d. 1953)
  • 1891-06-30 Ed "Strangler" Lewis, American professional wrestler (d. 1966)
  • 1892-02-09 Tommy Treichel, American professional wrestler (d. 1936)
  • 1895-08-08 Law Pendleton, American wrestler/actor (Laughing Lady)
  • 1897-01-02 Jim Londos, Greek wrestler (d. 1975)
  • 1903-01-10 Voldemar Väli, Estonian wrestler (d. 1997)
  • 1903-10-19 Tor Johnson, Swedish wrestler and actor (d. 1971)
  • 1908-02-12 August Neo, Estonian wrestler (d. 1982)
  • 1909-12-25 Mike Mazurki, Tarnopal Austria, actor/wrestler (Centerfold Girls)
  • 1915-03-24 Gorgeous George, American professional wrestler (d. 1963)
  • 1915-05-03 Stu Hart, Canadian professional wrestler and trainer (d. 2003)
  • 1916-04-24 Lou Thesz, American professional wrestler, born in Banat, Michigan (d. 2002)
  • 1917-07-25 Whipper Billy Watson, Canadian professional wrestler (d. 1990)
  • 1918-02-08 Fred Blassie, American professional wrestler (d. 2003)
  • 1919-08-24 Enrique Llanes, Mexican professional wrestler, born in Otumba de Gómez Farías, Mexico (d. 2004)
  • 1921-01-11 Gory Guerrero, professional wrestler (d. 1990)
  • 1923-03-12 Mae Young, American professional wrestler
  • 1923-04-23 Antonino Rocca, professional wrestler
  • 1923-07-22 Lillian Ellison, American professional wrestler (d. 2007)
  • 1923-12-24 Michael DiBiase, American wrestler (d. 1969)
  • 1924-06-11 Ed Farhat, American professional wrestler (d. 2003)
  • 1924-07-10 Bobo Brazil, American professional wrestler (d. 1998)
  • 1925-08-21 Judy Grable [Nellya Baughman], American professional wrestler, born in Bremerton, Washington (d. 2008)
  • 1926-06-12 Jackie Pallo, English professional wrestler (d. 2006)
  • 1926-07-17 Édouard Carpentier, French-born professional wrestler
  • 1926-10-13 Walter "Killer" Kowalski (wrestler) Canadian Wrestler (d. 2008)
  • 1928-07-21 Marcel Gauthier, Canadian wrestler (d. 1998)
  • 1928-07-27 Karloff Lagarde, Mexican lucha libre wrestler (d. 2007)
  • 1929-03-21 Maurice Catarcio, wrestler
  • 1929-06-27 William Afflis, American wrestler (d. 1991)
  • 1929-07-21 Bob Orton, American wrestler (d. 2006)
  • 1929-08-16 Fritz Von Erich, American professional wrestler (d. 1997)
  • 1929-09-14 Maurice Vachon, French Canadian professional wrestler
  • 1930-01-15 Eddie Graham, American professional wrestler (d. 1985)
  • 1930-11-14 Shirley Crabtree, professional wrestler (d. 1997)
  • 1933-07-04 Rufus "Freight Train" Jones [Carey Lloyd], American professional wrestler, born in Dillon, South Carolina (d. 1993)
  • 1934-04-02 Brian Glover, British actor and wrestler (Alien 3, Kes), born in Sheffield, England (d. 1997)
  • 1934-08-03 Haystacks Calhoun, American professional wrestler (d. 1989)
  • 1934-12-06 Nick Bockwinkel, wrestler (WCW/AWA)
  • 1935-10-06 Bruno Sammartino, Italian strongman and professional wrestler
  • 1936-11-02 Abdullah the Butcher, wrestler
  • 1936-12-18 Malcolm Kirk, English professional wrestler (d. 1987)
  • 1937-05-04 Mr. Fuji, Former professional wrestler
  • 1937-05-19 Pat Roach, English actor and wrestler (d. 2004)
  • 1937-06-04 Gorilla Monsoon, American professional wrestler (d. 1999)
  • 1937-07-22 Yasuhiro Kojima, Japanese professional wrestler (d. 1999)
  • 1938-01-23 Shohei Baba, Japanese professional wrestler (d. 1999)
  • 1940-03-24 Don Jardine, Canadian professional wrestler (d. 2006)
  • 1940-12-05 Adrian Street, Welsh professional wrestler
  • 1941-01-19 Pat Patterson, Canadian wrestler
  • 1941-01-21 Ivan Putski, Polish-born American professional wrestler
  • 1941-09-21 Jack Brisco, American professional wrestler
  • 1942-01-24 Gary Hart, American professional wrestling manager and wrestler (d. 2008)
  • 1942-07-15 Mil Mascaras, Mexican professional wrestler
  • 1942-08-07 Masa Saito, wrestler (AWA/WWF/NJPW/CWFI)
  • 1942-11-21 Afa Anoa'i, Samoan/American wrestler
  • 1943-02-20 Antonio Inoki, [Kanji Rikidozan], wrestler (NJPW/JWA)
  • 1943-05-18 James Reiher, American professional wrestler
  • 1943-09-10 Eldridge Coleman ("Superstar" Billy Graham), American professional wrestler
  • 1944-06-20 Terry Funk, pro wrestler (WWF/NWA)/actor (Paradise Alley), born in Hammond, Indiana
  • 1944-08-24 Rocky Johnson, Canadian professional wrestler
  • 1944-08-31 Jos LeDuc, Canadian professional wrestler (d. 1999)
  • 1944-11-07 Ken Patera, American professional wrestler
  • 1945-01-10 Edward Wiskoski, American professional wrestler
  • 1945-10-12 Dusty Rhodes [Virgil Riley Runnels Jr.], American professional wrestler (WWE), born in Austin, Texas (d. 2015)

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1946-05-19 André the Giant, French professional wrestler, born in Grenoble, France (d. 1993)

Professional Wrestler André the Giant
Professional Wrestler
André the Giant
  • 1946-06-18 Bruiser Brody [Frank Goodish], professional wrestler (d. 1988)
  • 1946-08-16 Dick Murdoch, American professional wrestler (d. 1996)
  • 1947-10-10 Martin Ruane, English professional wrestler (d. 1998)
  • 1947-12-27 Bill Eadie, professional wrestler known as "Ax" of Demolition
  • 1948-02-19 Big John Studd, American professional wrestler (d. 1995)
  • 1948-05-25 Sgt. Slaughter, American professional wrestler
  • 1948-07-18 Carlos Colón, Sr., Puerto Rican professional wrestler
  • 1948-09-08 Great Kabuki, [Akihisa Yone Yoshi Mera], wrestler (NWA/NJPW/WAR/SWS)
  • 1949-02-25 Ric Flair, American professional wrestler (NWA/WWF/WCW/AWA), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1949-04-26 Jerry Blackwell, American wrestler (d. 1995)
  • 1949-04-27 Yoshiaki Fujiwara, wrestler (NJPW/PWF/UWF)
  • 1949-08-06 Dino Bravo, Canadian professional wrestler (d. 1993)
  • 1949-08-14 Bob Backlund, American wrestler
  • 1949-09-10 Don Muraco, professional wrestler
  • 1949-10-12 Stan Hansen, American professional wrestler, born in Borger, Texas
  • 1949-10-26 Kevin Sullivan, wrestler (WCW/ECW/SMW/NWA/Georgia/CWFI)
  • 1949-10-29 Paul Orndorff, wrestler (WCW/SMW/NWA/WWF, Mr Wonderful)
  • 1949-11-29 Wayne Cowan, American wrestler
  • 1949-11-29 Jerry Lawler, American wrestler
  • 1950-02-02 Osamu Kido, wrestler (NJPW/UWF)
  • 1950-05-28 Jim Harris, American professional wrestler
  • 1950-11-27 Gran Hamada, Japanese professional wrestler
  • 1951-05-19 Dick Slater, American professional wrestler
  • 1951-07-15 Jesse Ventura, [James Janos], wrestler, actor and politician (Governor of Minnesota 1999-2003), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1951-12-03 Riki Chosyu, [Mitsuo Yoshida], wrestler (NJPW/All-Japan)
  • 1951-12-03 Ray Candy, American professional wrestler, born in Decatur, Georgia (d. 1994)
  • 1952-01-06 Moondog Spot, American professional wrestler (d. 2003)
  • 1952-02-02 Genichiro Tenryu, Japanese professional wrestler
  • 1952-05-14 Scott Irwin, American professional wrestler (d. 1987)
  • 1952-07-07 Mando Guerrero, Mexican professional wrestler
  • 1952-07-25 "Gorgeous" Jimmy Garvin, [Williams], NWA/WCW/AWA wrestler

Weddings in Film & TV


HeartWedding of Interest

1983-12-18 Wrestler Hulk Hogan (30) weds Linda Claridge

WWF Wrestler Hulk Hogan
WWF Wrestler
Hulk Hogan
  • 1984-12-30 Professional wrestling manager Miss Elizabeth (Hulette) & wrestler Macho Man Randy Savage (Poffo) wed
  • 2000-09-13 Wrestler "Stone Cold" Steve Austin (35) weds WWE Diva Debra Marshall (40) at the Little White Chapel in Las Vegas
  • 2010-06-26 Former WWE Diva Michelle McCool (30) weds fellow wrestler "The Undertaker" Mark Calaway (45) in Houston, Texas
  • 2010-12-14 WWF wrestler Hulk Hogan (57) marries 2nd wife Jennifer McDaniel in Clearwater Florida
  • 2012-05-10 Food Network chef Robert Irvine (46) weds "TNA" pro wrestler Gail Kim (35) in California

Divorces in Film & TV


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

2007-11-20 Linda Bollea (46) divorces professional wrestler Hulk Hogan (53) after 23 years of marriage

WWF Wrestler Hulk Hogan
WWF Wrestler
Hulk Hogan
  • 2012-07-18 WWE wrestler John Cena (35) divorces Elizabeth Huberdeau (33) due to irretrievably broken marriage after 3 years of getting married

Deaths in Film & TV

Deaths 1 - 100 of 141

  • 1895-02-18 Karl Abs, German professional wrestler (b. 1851)
  • 1917-12-17 Frank Gotch, American professional wrestler (b. 1878)
  • 1920-01-20 Georg Lurich, Estonian wrestler (b. 1876)
  • 1931-01-09 Wayne Munn, wrestler (b. 1896)
  • 1932-06-22 Tommy Treichel, American professional wrestler (b. 1892)
  • 1950-08-25 Earl Caddock, professional wrestler (b. 1888)
  • 1953-05-29 Man Mountain Dean, American professional wrestler (b. 1891)
  • 1960-08-22 Eduard Pütsep, Estonian wrestler (b. 1898)
  • 1963-12-26 "Gorgeous George" Wagner, wrestler, dies
  • 1968-02-19 Georg Hackenschmidt, Estonian professional wrestler (b. 1878)
  • 1969-07-02 Michael DiBiase, wrestler (b. 1923)
  • 1971-07-12 Yvon Robert, French Canadian professional wrestler (b. 1914)
  • 1973-06-03 Dory Funk, professional wrestler (b. 1919)
  • 1975-03-15 Antonino Rocca, professional wrestler/sportscaster, dies at 49
  • 1975-08-19 Jim Londos, wrestler (b. 1897)
  • 1977-03-15 Antonino Rocca, Argentine professional wrestler
  • 1982-06-13 Peter Maivia, wrestler (b. 1935)
  • 1982-08-19 August Neo, Estonian wrestler (b. 1908)
  • 1983-05-25 Jean Rougeau, French Canadian professional wrestler (b. 1925)
  • 1984-02-10 David Von Erich, professional wrestler (b. 1958)
  • 1985-01-21 Eddie Graham, American professional wrestler and promoter (b. 1930)
  • 1985-09-01 Jay Youngblood, American wrestler (b. 1955)
  • 1985-09-02 Jay Youngblood, American professional wrestler
  • 1986-02-01 Gino Hernandez, American wrestler (b. 1957)
  • 1987-04-12 Mike Von Erich, American wrestler
  • 1987-08-24 Malcolm Kirk, English wrestler (b. 1936)
  • 1988-07-04 Adrian Adonis, [Keith Franke], WWF wrestler, killed in auto accident
  • 1988-07-17 Bruiser Brody [Frank Goodish], professional wrestler, stabbed to death at 42
  • 1988-09-06 Leroy Brown, professional wrestler (b. 1950)
  • 1989-12-07 William Calhoun, professional wrestler (b. 1934)
  • 1990-02-04 Whipper Billy Watson, Canadian professional wrestler (b. 1917)
  • 1990-04-18 Gory Guerrero, professional wrestler (b. 1921)
  • 1990-08-16 Pat O'Connor, New Zealand professional wrestler (b. 1925)
  • 1990-11-21 Dean Hart, Canadian professional wrestler (b. 1954)
  • 1990-12-09 Mike Mazurski, wrestler/actor (Centerfold Girls), dies at 80
  • 1991-10-31 Gene Anderson, American professional wrestler (b. 1933)
  • 1991-11-10 William Afflis, American professional wrestler (b. 1929)
  • 1992-02-07 Buzz Sawyer, wrestler (b. 1959)
  • 1992-06-26 Herman Rohde, professional wrestler (b. 1921)
  • 1992-07-16 "Gorgeous" George, [Arena], wrestler, dies at 84

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1993-01-27 André the Giant, WWF wrestler, dies of congestive heart failure at 49

Professional Wrestler André the Giant
Professional Wrestler
André the Giant
  • 1993-02-18 Kerry Von Erich, American professional wrestler (b. 1960)
  • 1993-03-11 Dino Bravo, wrestler (WWF), shot to death at 44
  • 1993-11-13 Rufus "Freight Train" Jones [Carey Lloyd], American professional wrestler, dies from a heart attack at 60
  • 1994-03-09 Eddie Creatchman, Canadian wrestler manager (b. 1928)
  • 1994-05-23 Ray Candy, American professional wrestler, dies from a heart attack at 42
  • 1994-09-01 Boris Malenko, American professional wrestler (b. 1933)
  • 1994-11-23 Art Barr, American professional wrestler (b. 1966)
  • 1995-01-22 Jerry Blackwell, American professional wrestler (b. 1949)
  • 1996-06-15 Dick Murdoch, professional wrestler (b. 1946)
  • 1997-04-13 Voldemar Väli, Estonian wrestler (b. 1903)
  • 1997-06-30 Larry O'Day, wrestler (b. 1944)
  • 1997-07-24 Brian Glover, British actor and wrestler (Alien 3, Kes), dies of a brain tumour at 63
  • 1997-09-10 Jack Adkisson, professional wrestler (b. 1929)
  • 1997-10-05 Brian Pillman, American professional wrestler (b. 1962)
  • 1997-12-02 Shirley Crabtree, British professional wrestler (b. 1930)
  • 1998-01-20 Bobo Brazil, American professional wrestler (b. 1924)
  • 1998-06-02 Sylvester Ritter, American professional wrestler (b. 1952)
  • 1998-07-20 June Byers, American professional wrestler (b. 1922)
  • 1998-11-06 Marcel Gauthier, Canadian wrestler (b. 1928)
  • 1998-11-29 Martin Ruane, English professional wrestler (b. 1947)
  • 1999-01-31 Shohei Baba, Japanese professional wrestler
  • 1999-04-20 Rick Rude, American professional wrestler (b. 1958)
  • 1999-05-23 Owen Hart, Canadian professional wrestler (b. 1965)
  • 1999-10-06 Gorilla Monsoon, American professional wrestler/commentator (b. 1937)
  • 1999-11-27 Yasuhiro Kojima, wrestler (b. 1937)
  • 2000-01-07 Gary Albright, American professional wrestler (b. 1963)
  • 2000-01-24 Bobby Duncum, Jr., American professional wrestler (b. 1965)
  • 2000-08-19 Antonio Pugliese, Italian professional wrestler (b. 1941)
  • 2000-09-22 Rodney Anoa'i (Yokozuna), American professional wrestler (b. 1966)
  • 2000-10-17 Leo Nomellini, wrestler (b. 1924)
  • 2000-10-23 Rodney Anoa'i aka Yokozuna, Samoan-American professional wrestler (b. 1966)
  • 2001-07-16 Terry Gordy, American professional wrestler (b. 1961)
  • 2001-07-27 Rhonda Singh, professional wrestler (b. 1961)
  • 2001-10-07 Christopher Adams, British-born pro wrestler and judoka (b. 1955)
  • 2001-12-15 Russ Haas, American professional wrestler (b. 1974)
  • 2002-04-18 Wahoo McDaniel, American football player and professional wrestler (b. 1938)
  • 2002-04-28 Lou Thesz, American professional wrestler, dies at 86
  • 2002-05-12 Erich Kulas, ECW Wrestler (Mass Transit)
  • 2002-05-16 Big Dick Dudley, American professional wrestler (b. 1968)
  • 2002-05-18 Davey Boy Smith, English professional wrestler (b. 1962)
  • 2002-11-29 George "Two Ton" Harris, American professional wrestler (b. 1927)
  • 2002-11-30 Tim Woods, American professional wrestler (b. 1934)
  • 2003-01-18 Edward "The Sheik" Farhat, American professional wrestler (b. 1926)
  • 2003-02-10 Curt Hennig, American professional wrestler (b. 1959)
  • 2003-03-20 Sailor Art Thomas, American professional wrestler (b. 1924)
  • 2003-05-01 Miss Elizabeth, American wrestler (b. 1960)
  • 2003-06-02 Fred Blassie, American professional wrestler (b. 1918)
  • 2003-10-16 Stu Hart, Canadian professional wrestler (b. 1915)
  • 2003-10-19 Michael Hegstrand, American professional wrestler (b. 1960)
  • 2003-11-06 Crash Holly, American professional wrestler (b. 1971)
  • 2003-11-29 Moondog Spot, American professional wrestler (b. 1952)
  • 2003-12-06 Jerry Tuite, American professional wrestler (b. 1966)
  • 2004-01-28 Don Stansauk, American professional wrestler (b. 1936)
  • 2004-03-06 Ray Fernandez, American professional wrestler (b. 1957)
  • 2004-07-17 Pat Roach, British professional wrestler and actor (b. 1937)
  • 2004-09-22 Ray Traylor (The Big Boss Man), American professional wrestler (b. 1962)
  • 2004-11-17 Mikael Ljungberg, Swedish wrestler (b. 1970)
  • 2005-04-28 Chris Candido, American wrestler (b. 1972)
  • 2005-08-18 Christopher Bauman, American wrestler (b. 1982)