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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, Minnesota, a suburb of Minneapolis with a ... See full bio »
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 2014 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (TV Series)
The Finger
- A Foot Too Big (2014) ... The Finger (voice)
 2014 The Drunk
Governor Littleton
 2011 Cubed (TV Series)
Jesse Ventura
- Episode 84 (2011) ... Jesse Ventura
 2010 Woodshop
Mr. Madson
 2008 Borders (Short)
 2005 The Ringer
Motivational Speaker (voice)
 2003 Stuck on You
Jesse Ventura (uncredited)
 1999 Arli$$ (TV Series)
Jesse Ventura
 1999 20/20 Vision (Short)
Buddy 'One-Arm' Sanchez
 1997 Batman & Robin
Arkham Asylum Guard
 1992 Renegade (TV Series)
Joe Don Butler
- Payback (1992) ... Joe Don Butler
 1991 Zorro (TV Series)
Big Jim Jarrett
- A New Beginning (1991) ... Big Jim Jarrett
- The Buccaneers (1991) ... Big Jim Jarrett
 1991 Ricochet
 1991 Tagteam (TV Movie)
Bobby Youngblood
 1985-1990 Hunter (TV Series)
Phil Slade / Jesse
- The Usual Suspects (1990) ... Phil Slade (as Jessie Ventura)
- Killer in a Halloween Mask (1985) ... Jesse
 1989 No Holds Barred
Commentator #1
 1989 Thunderground
The Man
 1987 Predator
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Show Show Self (80 credits)
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Other Works:

TV commercial: XFL (2000) See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 4 Print Biographies | 2 Interviews | 12 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Jesse 'The Body' Ventura | Jessie Ventura


6' 4" (1.93 m)

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Personal Quote:

[interview in Minnesapolis Star-Tribune] You need to hunt something that can shoot back at you to really classify yourself as a hunter. You need to understand the feeling of what it's like to go into the field and know your opposition can take you out. Not just go out there and shoot Bambi. See more »


Jesse Ventura played one of Wesley Snipes's CryoCon henchmen in Demolition Man. He had a fight scene with Sylvester Stallone and it was cut out and shown in a TV spot back when Demolition Man was being released. See more »


Unique voice and cunning wit See more »


"The Mind" See more »

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