Professional Wrestlers in History (Part 2)

Birthdays in Film & TV

Birthdays 101 - 200 of 502

  • 1951-07-15 Jesse Ventura [James Janos], American professional wrestler, actor and politician (Governor of Minnesota 1999-2003), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1951-12-03 Riki Choshu, [Mitsuo Yoshida], Japanese pro wrestler (NJPW/All-Japan), born in Tokuyama, Yamaguchi, Japan
  • 1952-01-03 Jim Ross, American pro wrestling announcer (WWE), born in Fort Bragg, California
  • 1952-01-06 Larry Booker (Moondog Spot), American pro wrestler (WWF Tag Team champion 1981), born in Louisiana, United States (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
  • 1952-08-21 Keith Hart, Canadian professional wrestler, born in Great Falls, Montana
  • 1952-09-25 Jimmy Garvin [James Williams], American professional NWA/WCW/AWA wrestler, born in Tampa, Florida
  • 1952-11-15 "Macho Man" Randy Savage, American pro wrestler (WWF/SMW/ICW), born in Sarasota, Florida (d. 2011)
  • 1952-12-13 Sylvester Ritter (Junkyard Dog), American professional wrestler, born in Wadesboro, North Carolina (d. 1998)
  • 1953-01-25 The Honky Tonk Man [Wayne Farris], American professional wrestler, born in Bolivar, Tennessee
  • 1953-02-28 Ricky "Dragon" Steamboat, [Richard Blood], wrestler (NWA/WWF/WCW/AWA)
  • 1953-05-10 Tito Santana, Mexican-American professional wrestler
  • 1953-09-01 Ted Petty, American professional wrestler (d. 2002)
  • 1953-12-05 Larry Zbyszko [Living Legend, Whistler], American professional wrestler (WCW/AWA/NWA/WWF), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1953-12-23 Tatsumi Fujinami, Japanese wrestler (WWF/NWA), born in Kunisaki, Ōita Prefecture, Japan
  • 1954-01-14 Jim Duggan, American wrestler, born in Glens Falls, New York
  • 1954-01-18 Ted DiBiase, American professional wrestler, born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • 1954-01-22 Tully Blanchard, American professional wrestler, born in Calgary, Canada
  • 1954-04-17 Roddy Piper, Canadian professional wrestler, born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada (d. 2015)
  • 1954-07-11 Butch Reed, American professional wrestler
  • 1954-09-15 Adrian Adonis [Keith A. Franke Jr.], American professional wrestler, born in NYC, New York (d. 1988)
  • 1955-02-08 Jim "the Anvil" Neidhart, American professional wrestler (WWF/WCW/NJPW/CWFI/Calgary), born in Montebello, California (d. 2018)
  • 1955-02-10 Chris Adams, British pro wrestler and judoka (d. 2001)
  • 1955-02-14 Rip Rogers, American professional wrestler, born in Seymour, Indiana
  • 1955-02-18 Raymond Rougeau, Canadian professional wrestler, born in Saint-Sulpice, Canada
  • 1955-05-30 Jake "The Snake" Roberts, American wrestler, born in Gainesville, Texas
  • 1955-08-11 Norio Honaga, wrestler (NJPW)
  • 1956-01-11 Kuniaki Kobayashi, wrestler (WAR/NJPW)
  • 1956-03-18 "The Model" Rick Martel, [Richard Vignault], wrestler (WWF/AWA)
  • 1956-04-05 Diamond Dallas Page, American professional wrestler, born in Point Pleasant, New Jersey
  • 1956-05-25 Tatsutoshi Goto, Japanese professional wrestler (WAR/NJPW), born in Tokoname, Aichi, Japan
  • 1956-07-19 Yoshiaki Yatsu, Japanese professional wrestler (NJPW/WCCW/WWF) and mixed martial artist, born in Oura, Gunma, Japan
  • 1956-07-26 Tommy Rich, American professional wrestler, born in Hendersonville, Tennessee
  • 1956-08-10 Tugboat, [Fred Ottman], WWF wrestler
  • 1956-08-12 Terry Taylor, [Paul Klause], wrestler (WCW/WWF/NWA, Red Rooster)
  • 1957-01-26 Hawk [Michael Hegstrand], American professional wrestler (ECW/WCW/WWF/AWA, Legion of Doom), born in St. Paul, Minnesota (d. 2003)
  • 1957-04-21 Edward Leslie, American professional wrestler
  • 1957-05-07 Hercules [Raymond Fernandez], American professional wrestler, born in Tampa, Florida (d. 2004)
  • 1957-05-14 Leon White [Big Van Vader], American professional wrestler (WWF, AJPW), born in Lynwood, California (d. 2018)
  • 1957-05-15 Kevin Von Erich, American professional wrestler
  • 1957-06-20 Koko B. Ware, American pro wrestler (WWF), born in Union City, Tennessee
  • 1957-07-27 Matt Osborne, American professional wrestler, born in Charlotte, North Carolina (d. 2013)
  • 1957-09-20 Arn Anderson, American wrestler (ECW/SMW/WCW/NWA/WWF), born in Rome, Georgia
  • 1957-11-07 King Kong Bundy [Christopher Pallies], American pro wrestler (WWF), born in Atlantic City, New Jersey (d. 2019)
  • 1958-01-08 Rey Misterio Sr., Mexican wrestler, born in Tijuana, Mexico
  • 1958-02-08 "Sensational" Sherri Martel, American professional wrestler (WWF), born in Birmingham, Alabama (d. 2007)
  • 1958-03-28 Curt Hennig, American professional wrestler, born in Robbinsdale, Minnesota (d. 2003)
  • 1958-05-15 Ron Simmons, American professional wrestler
  • 1958-06-02 Lex Lugar, [Larry Pfohl], wrestler (WWF/WCW/NWA), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1958-07-19 Robert Gibson, American professional wrestler, born in Pensacola, Florida
  • 1958-07-22 David Von Erich, American professional wrestler (d. 1984)
  • 1958-08-14 Bobby Eaton, American wrestler (SMW/ECW/NJPW/WCW, Midnight Express), born in Huntsville, Alabama
  • 1958-08-22 Stevie Ray [Lane Huffman], American professional wrestler, born in Houston, Texas
  • 1958-09-04 Shiro Koshinaka, Japanese wrestler (WAR/NJPW), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • 1958-12-07 "Ravishing" Rick Rude, American professional wrestler, born in St. Peter, Minnesota (d. 1999)
  • 1959-02-10 Tonga Fifita [Tonga 'Uli'uli Fifita], Tongan wrestler (WCW/WAR/WWF, Ming, Haku, Islanders), born in Nukuʻalofa, Tonga
  • 1959-02-15 Hugo Savinovich, Ecuadorian sports commentator and wrestler, born in Guayaquil, Ecuador
  • 1959-03-20 Sting [Steve Borden], American professional wrestler, born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • 1959-06-06 David Schultz, American wrestler (d. 1996)
  • 1959-06-16 The Ultimate Warrior [James Brian Hellwig], professional wrestler, born in Crawfordsville, Indiana (d. 2014)
  • 1959-07-09 Kevin Nash, American professional wrestler, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1959-08-18 Tom Prichard, American wrestler, born in Pasadena, Texas
  • 1959-10-18 John Nord, former American pro wrestler
  • 1959-10-20 Razor Ramon, [Scott Hall], wrestler (WWF/WCW/NWA/Florida/AWA/KC)
  • 1959-12-13 Boris Zhukov [Jim Harrell], American professional wrestler, born in Roanoke, Virginia
  • 1960-02-03 Kerry Von Erich, American wrestler (d. 1993)
  • 1960-02-03 Marty Jannetty, American Wrestler
  • 1960-03-24 Barry Horowitz, American professional wrestler
  • 1960-05-14 Steve Williams, American wrestler
  • 1960-07-04 Sid Eudy, American professional wrestler, born in West Memphis, Arkansas
  • 1960-07-09 Marc Mero, American professional wrestler, born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1960-07-23 Al Perez, American professional wrestler, born in Tampa, Florida
  • 1960-08-04 Dean Malenko, American professional wrestler
  • 1960-09-12 Road Warrior Animal [Joseph Michael Laurinaitis], American professional wrestler, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1960-11-19 Miss Elizabeth [Hulette], American pro wrestling valet (Randy Savage), born in Frankfort, Kentucky (d. 2003)
  • 1961-02-21 Bertha Faye, American wrestler (d. 2001)
  • 1961-03-09 Rick Steiner [Robert Rechsteiner], American professional wrestler, born in Bay City, Michigan
  • 1961-04-18 Steve Lombardi, American professional wrestler (The Brooklyn Brawler), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1961-04-23 Terry Gordy, American professional wrestler, born in Chattanooga, Tennessee (d. 2001)
  • 1961-05-05 Hiroshi Hase, Japanese wrestler (NJPW) and politician (Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology), born in Oyabe, Toyama, Japan
  • 1961-05-08 Akira Taue, Japanese professional wrestler
  • 1961-05-16 Charles Wright, American professional wrestler known as "The Godfather"
  • 1961-05-25 Hiro Saito, Japanese professional wrestler (All-Japan/NJPW/Calgary), born in Kawasaki, Kanagawa, Japan
  • 1961-08-14 Eddie Gilbert, American wrestler, born in Lexington, Tennessee (d. 1995)
  • 1961-09-01 Scott "Bam Bam" Bigelow, WWF wrestler (Wrestlemania XI), born in Secaucus, New Jersey (d. 2007)
  • 1961-10-23 Don and Ron Harris, American professional wrestlers
  • 1961-11-26 Ivory [Lisa Moretti], American professional wrestler, born in Inglewood, California
  • 1962-03-28 Terry Szopinski, American pro-wrestler (The Warlord), born in Pompano Beach, Florida
  • 1962-04-12 Takada Nobuhiko, Japanese wrestler, born in Isogo-ku, Yokohama
  • 1962-05-02 Big Boss Man [Ray Washington Traylor Jr.], American professional wrestler, born in Marietta, Georgia (d. 2004)
  • 1962-05-22 Brian Pillman, American professional wrestler, born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 1997)
  • 1962-06-18 Mitsuharu Misawa, Japanese professional wrestler
  • 1962-07-29 Scott Steiner, American professional wrestler
  • 1962-08-17 Buddy Landel 'Nature Boy', American professional wrestler, born in Knoxville, Tennessee (d. 2015)
  • 1962-11-28 Davey Boy Smith, English professional wrestler (WWF Intercontinental Championship; British Bulldogs), born in Golborne, Lancashire (d. 2002)
  • 1963-01-03 Jerome Young, American pro wrestler (New Jack), born in Greensboro, North Carolina
  • 1963-01-29 Bob Holly, American professional wrestler
  • 1963-02-09 Madusa Miceli, [Debra Ann], wrestler (WCW), born in Milan, Italy

Weddings in Film & TV


Divorces in Film & TV


Deaths in Film & TV

  • 2005-04-28 Chris Candido, American wrestler, dies at 33
  • 2005-07-21 Lord Alfred Hayes, English pro wrestler, manager and commentator (WWF), dies from a stroke at 76
  • 2005-08-18 Christopher Bauman, American wrestler (b. 1982)
  • 2005-08-26 Ed White, Canadian professional wrestler (b. 1949)
  • 2005-11-13 Eddie Guerrero, American/Mexican professional wrestler (b. 1967)
  • 2006-02-11 Jackie Pallo, English professional wrestler, dies at 79
  • 2006-02-16 Johnny Grunge, American professional wrestler (b. 1966)
  • 2006-06-07 John Tenta, Canadian professional wrestler (b. 1963)
  • 2006-06-23 Luke Graham, American wrestler, dies at 66
  • 2006-07-16 Bob Orton, Sr., American professional wrestler (b. 1929)
  • 2006-12-16 Don Jardine, Canadian professional wrestler (b. 1940)
  • 2007-01-19 Scott "Bam Bam" Bigelow, American professional wrestler, dies of a drug overdose at 45
  • 2007-02-17 Mike Awesome, American professional wrestler (b. 1965)
  • 2007-02-20 Mike Awesome, Pro Wrestler (b. 1965)
  • 2007-03-06 Allen Coage (aka "Bad News Brown", "Bad News Allen"), American professional wrestler and judoka (b. 1943)
  • 2007-03-10 Ernie Ladd, American football player and professional wrestler (b. 1938)
  • 2007-03-13 Arnold Skaaland, American professional wrestler (b. 1925)
  • 2007-06-15 "Sensational" Sherri Martel, American professional wrestler (WWF), dies of an overdose at 49
  • 2007-06-24 Chris Benoit, Canadian professional wrestler (b. 1967)
  • 2007-07-18 George Caiazzo, American professional wrestler
  • 2007-07-23 Tor Kamata, American/Canadian professional wrestler (b. 1937)
  • 2007-07-28 Karl Gotch, Belgian professional wrestler (b. 1924)
  • 2007-08-13 Brian Adams, aka Demolition Crush, American professional wrestler (b. 1964)
  • 2007-08-16 The Missing Link, professional wrestler (b. 1939)
  • 2007-08-31 Karloff Lagarde, Mexican professional wrestler, dies at 79
  • 2007-11-02 Lillian Ellison, American professional wrestler (b. 1923)
  • 2007-11-02 The Fabulous Moolah [Mary Lillian Ellison], American pro wrestler (World Champion 1956-83), dies from a heart attack at 84
  • 2008-03-16 Gary Hart, American professional wrestling manager and wrestler (b. 1942)
  • 2008-08-30 Walter "Killer" Kowalski, Canadian professional wrestler, dies at 81
  • 2009-03-04 Yvon Cormier, Canadian professional wrestler (b. 1938)
  • 2009-03-13 Andrew Martin, Canadian professional wrestler (b. 1975)
  • 2009-06-13 Mitsuharu Misawa, Japanese professional wrestler (b. 1962)
  • 2009-10-14 Captain Lou Albano. American Professional Wrestler and Manager. (b. 1933)
  • 2009-12-04 Eddie Fatu, Samoan-American professional wrestler (b. 1973)
  • 2009-12-29 "Dr. Death" Steve Williams, American former professional wrestler and football player (b. 1960)
  • 2010-02-01 Jack Brisco, American pro wrestler (NWA World Heavyweight Champion 1973–75), dies from complications of open heart surgery at 68
  • 2010-03-04 Angelo Poffo, American professional wrestler (b. 1925)
  • 2010-04-02 Chris Kanyon, American pro wrestler (WCW/WWF World Tag Team C'ship), dies from suicide at 40
  • 2010-06-18 Trent Acid, American professional wrestler (b.1980)
  • 2010-08-13 Lance Cade, American pro wrestler (WWE Tag Team Champion [with Trevor Murdoch] 2005), dies from accidental drug overdose at 29
  • 2010-08-27 Luna Vachon, Professional Wrestler (b. 1962)
  • 2011-05-20 "Macho Man" Randy Savage, American pro wrestler (WWF/SMW/ICW), dies of a heart attack at 58
  • 2013-06-28 Matt Osborne, American professional wrestler, dies at 55
  • 2013-11-21 Maurice Vachon, Canadian professional wrestler, dies at 84
  • 2014-04-08 The Ultimate Warrior [James Brian Hellwig], American Hall of Fame professional wrestler, dies from a heart attack at 54
  • 2015-06-11 Dusty Rhodes [Virgil Riley Runnels Jr.], American professional wrestler (WWE), dies at 69
  • 2015-07-31 Roddy Piper, Canadian professional wrestler, dies at 61
  • 2015-11-14 Nick Bockwinkel, American professional wrestler (WCW/AWA), dies at 80
  • 2016-04-20 Chyna [Joanie Laurer], American professional wrestler and reality TV star, dies at 46
  • 2017-01-15 Jimmy 'Superfly' Snuka, Fijian-born American professional wrestler, dies at 73
  • 2017-09-17 Bobby "The Brain" Heenan, American pro wrestling manager, colour commentator and wrestler (WWE Hall of Fame), dies of throat cancer at 72
  • 2018-04-18 Bruno Sammartino, Italian American strongman & professional wrestler, dies at 82
  • 2018-05-01 Andrés Reyes [Universo 2000], Mexican pro wrestler (3 x CMLL World Heavyweight Championship), dies from a heart attack at 55
  • 2018-06-18 Leon White [Big Van Vader], American professional wrestler (WWF, AJPW), dies at 63
  • 2018-08-13 Jim "the Anvil" Neidhart, American professional wrestler (WWF/WCW/NJPW/CWFI/Calgary), dies at 63
  • 2019-01-02 "Mean" Gene Okerlund, American pro wrestling interviewer, announcer and television host (WWF, WCW), dies of kidney failure at 76
  • 2019-03-04 King Kong Bundy [Christopher Pallies], American pro wrestler (WWF), dies at 61
  • 2019-12-14 Randy Colley (Moondog Rex), American pro wrestler (WWF Tag Team champion 1981), dies after undergoing amputation of his right leg at 69
  • 2020-01-15 Rocky Johnson, Canadian pro wrestler (father of Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson; with Tony Atlas first black champions in WWE history), dies of a pulmonary embolism at 75
  • 2020-05-17 Shad Gaspard, American professional wrestler (WWE), bodyguard, and actor, drowns at 39
  • 2020-06-22 Buddy Landel 'Nature Boy', American professional wrestler, dies after a car accident at 53
  • 2020-07-22 Carlton Haselrig, American football guard (Pro Bowl 1992; Pittsburgh Steelers) and wrestler (6 x NCAA titles; Pitt-Johnstown), dies from liver disease at 54
  • 2020-08-27 'Bullet' Bob Armstrong, American pro wrestler (WWE Hall of Fame), dies from bone cancer at 80