best wwe superstars

by hunterdobert | created - 16 Apr 2011 | updated - 26 May 2011 | Public

not in order

1. André the Giant

Actor | The Princess Bride

André René Roussimoff was born in a small farming community in Grenoble, France to Boris and Marian Rouismoff. His parents and four siblings were all of normal size, but André suffered from acromegaly, a hormonal disorder that results when the pituitary gland produces excess growth hormone. As the ...

2. Hulk Hogan

Actor | No Holds Barred

One of the greatest, most popular, most hated and charismatic wrestlers of all time, Hulk Hogan is one of the men who helped parlay the circus-like world of professional wrestling from cult following into the forefront of American entertainment. What many people who know about Hogan don't know is ...

3. Dwayne Johnson

Actor | Moana

Dwayne Douglas Johnson, also known as The Rock, was born on May 2, 1972 in Hayward, California, to Ata Johnson (born Feagaimaleata Fitisemanu Maivia) and Canadian-born professional wrestler Rocky Johnson (born Wayde Douglas Bowles). His father is black (of Black Nova Scotian descent), and his ...

4. Steve Austin

Actor | The Condemned

'Stone Cold' Steve Austin was born in Victoria, Texas, as Steven James Anderson, on December 18, 1964, the youngest of five children. His mother, Beverly Jane (Harrison), remarried to Kenneth Williams, and he took his stepfather's surname. He played football at the North Texas State University. He ...

5. Mark Calaway

Actor | Suburban Commando

Born on March 24, 1965. Best known as "The Undertaker" from World Wrestling Entertainment. He first came to the WWF in 1990 as Ted DiBiase's mystery partner at The Survivor Series (1990). At first, he was a heel, but later turned face, around WrestleMania VIII (1992). He has held the WWF World ...

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6. Paul Levesque

Actor | Blade: Trinity

Paul Levesque, otherwise known as Triple H, has established himself on the big scene in Blade: Trinity (2004) opposite Wesley Snipes. Levesque has already made an impression with his guest roles on The Bernie Mac Show (2001), The Drew Carey Show (1995), Grown Ups (1999), and MADtv (1995).

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7. Bret Hart

Actor | WCW Monday Nitro

Bret Hart is one of Canada's most successful wrestlers. He is also recognized as one of the worlds best wrestlers ever. Hart comes from the legendary Hart Family of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He owns a junior hockey team named after him and has his own column in the Calgary Sun. Bret has held the ...

8. Randy Savage

Actor | Spider-Man

One of the most colorful wrestlers in and out of the ring, Randy "Macho Man" Savage became a larger-than-life pop icon along with other wrestling superstars, such as "Rowdy" Roddy Piper, Hulk Hogan, Jimmy Snuka (aka "Superfly Jimmy Snuka"), Jesse Ventura and Dwayne Johnson (aka "The Rock").

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9. Rick Rude

Actor | WCW Monday Nitro

The wrestler who would eventually become known as Ravishing Rick Rude was born Richard Erwin Rood on December 7th, 1958. He spent his childhood in Robinsdale, Minnesota, and had an early childhood friendship with future pro wrestler Curt Hennig. Rood broke into the business after a stint as a ...

10. Eddie Guerrero

Actor | WCW Thunder

One of the great Hispanic wrestlers, Eddie Guerrero grew up part of the famous wrestling family: The Guerreros. His father Gory Guerrero became a star in the U.S., an icon in Texas and a legend in Mexico. Eddie's brothers, Hector, Amadno and Chavo, Sr. also became wrestlers. Both Hector and Amando ...

11. Robert Remus

Actor | G.I. Joe

One of the most recognizable grapplers of the 1980s, Sgt. Slaughter became huge in National Wrestling Alliance (NWA), American Wrestling Association (AWA), and the World Wrestling Federation (now WWE). A former United States Marine who earned his nickname during his service, Sgt. Slaughter soon ...

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12. Khosrow Vaziri

Actor | Juggalo Championshxt Wrestling Volume 1

Iranian professional wrestler best known for his work in the 1980s for WWE (then the WWF) as the Iron Sheik. Trained under Verne Gagne and Billy Robinson and debuted under his own name in 1973 for the American Wrestling Association. Changed to Ali Vaziri while working for NWA Big Time Wrestling (...

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13. Robert Marella

Actor | WWF Prime-Time Wrestling

Robert James Marella was born in Rochester, New York, USA . After being a WWF Champion and President, he became known for his work on WWE Raw (1993), WWF Challenge (1986) and WWF Prime-Time Wrestling (1985). He also hosted many Wrestlemanias with Jesse Ventura.He was married to Maureen Hess for 40 ...

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14. Big John Studd

Actor | Micki + Maude

John Minton, or Big John Studd as he would eventually be known, was born on February 19th, 1948, in Butler, Pennsylvania. He started training to be a professional wrestler under 'Walter 'Killer' Kowalski' at the age of 18. He first worked for the WWF (then the WWWF) under the name Chuck O'Connor, ...

15. Chief Jay Strongbow

Actor | Spectrum Wrestling

"Chief" Jay Strongbow was arguably the most famous, beloved Native American wrestler of all time, and a consistent box office draw. As both a main event and mid-card performer, Strongbow was one of the most reliable, professional wrestlers of his, or any, day. A man who truly loved the wrestling ...

16. Jesse Ventura

Actor | Predator

Jesse Ventura was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, to Bernice Martha (Lenz), a nurse who was of German descent, and George William Janos, a steam fitter of Slovak ancestry. In November 1990, professional wrestler turned actor Jesse Ventura was elected to a four-year term as mayor of Brooklyn Park, ...

17. Ivan Putski

Actor | WWWF Championship Wrestling

WWF Hall of Famer Ivan Putski was one of the most popular wrestlers in the late 1970s and early 1980s. His chiseled physique and great charisma made him a fan favorite for years. His Polish heritage made him especially popular with the immigrant population of the northeast pasrt of the country, ...

18. George Steele

Actor | Racing Blood

George Steele is known for his work on Racing Blood (1954), The Tall Texan (1953) and Badmen of the West (1964).

19. Jim Duggan

Actor | Pro Wrestlers vs Zombies

Jim Duggan was born on January 14, 1954 in Glens Falls, New York, USA as James Edward Duggan. He is an actor, known for Pro Wrestlers vs Zombies (2014), WCW Monday Nitro (1995) and Saturday Night's Main Event (1985). He has been married to Debra Haynes since April 8, 1989. They have two children.

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20. Sylvester Ritter

Actor | WWWF Championship Wrestling

The man who would eventually become known as the Junk Yard Dog was born on December 13, 1953, in Wadesboro, North Carolina. He played football & wrestled in high school and was drafted by the Houston Oilers in 1975 after graduating from Fayetville State University, but was cut after blowing out his...

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21. Jimmy Snuka

Actor | ECW Hardcore TV

Jimmy Snuka is a classic example of the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) (formerly known as World Wrestling Federation (WWF)) bad guy who became a baby-face (a good guy) without trying. Originally a "heel", he came into the WWE under the guidance of heel manager Capt. Lou Albano. After receiving...

22. Richard Blood

Actor | World Wide Wrestling

Richard Blood was born on February 28, 1953 in West Point, New York, USA as Richard Henry Blood. He is known for his work on WCW Worldwide Wrestling (1975), WWF All-Star Wrestling (1972) and WWF Championship Wrestling (1972). He has been married to Claudia Sobieski since August 21, 2004. He was ...

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23. Tony Atlas

Actor | Spectrum Wrestling

Tony Atlas was born on April 23, 1954 in Roanoke, Virginia, USA as Anthony White. He is an actor, known for Spectrum Wrestling (1977), WWF Championship Wrestling (1972) and Pro Wrestling USA (1984). He has been married to Monika DeRanek since June 27, 1990. He was previously married to Lisa.

24. Merced Solis

Actor | WWWF Championship Wrestling

Merced Solis was born in Mission, Texas, USA. He is an actor and former pro wrestler, known for WWF Championship Wrestling (1972), Killer AIDS (The Movie) (1987) and The Eliminadora (2016). Merced wrestled under the name of Tito Santana, and was one of Hulk Hogan's most loyal allies. He has been ...

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25. Ted DiBiase

Actor | Saturday Night's Main Event

The son of a professional wrestler, Ted DiBiase had started his pro wrestling career as a fan favorite, but soon "changed sides" and became a heel throughout the rest of his career. DiBiase entered the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) in the late 1980s where he gained most of his fame as "The ...

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