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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)
Conrad
 2005 The Ringer
Motivational Speaker (voice)
 1999 Arli$$ (TV Series)
Jesse Ventura
- The Cult of Celebrity (1999) ... Jesse Ventura
 1999 20/20 Vision (Short)
Buddy 'One-Arm' Sanchez
 1997 Batman & Robin
Arkham Asylum Guard
 1994 WCW Slamboree 1994 (TV Movie)
Jesse 'The Body' Ventura
 1993 WCW Battlebowl (TV Movie)
Jesse 'The Body' Ventura
 1993 Clash of the Champions XXV (TV Movie)
Jesse 'The Body' Ventura
 1993 WCW Fall Brawl (TV Movie)
Jesse 'The Body' Ventura
 1993 Clash of the Champions XXIV (TV Movie)
Jesse 'The Body' Ventura
 1993 WCW Beach Blast (TV Movie)
Jesse 'The Body' Ventura
 1993 Clash of the Champions XXIII (TV Movie)
Jesse 'The Body' Ventura
 1993 WCW SuperBrawl III (TV Movie)
Jesse 'The Body' Ventura
 1993 Clash of the Champions XXII (TV Movie)
Jesse 'The Body' Ventura
 1992 Clash of the Champions XXI (TV Movie)
Jesse 'The Body' Ventura
 1992 Renegade (TV Series)
Joe Don Butler
- Payback (1992) ... Joe Don Butler
 1992 Clash of the Champions XX: 20th Anniversary (TV Movie)
Jesse 'The Body' Ventura
 1992 WCW Beach Blast (TV Movie)
Jesse 'The Body' Ventura
 1992 WCW the Great American Bash (TV Movie)
Jesse 'The Body' Ventura
 1992 Clash of the Champions XIX (TV Movie)
Jesse 'The Body' Ventura
 1992 WCW Wrestle War (TV Movie)
Jesse 'The Body' Ventura
 1991 Zorro (TV Series)
Big Jim Jarrett
- A New Beginning (1991) ... Big Jim Jarrett
- The Buccaneers (1991) ... Big Jim Jarrett
 1991 Ricochet
Chewalski
 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
 1986-1990 WWF Superstars (TV Series)
Jesse 'The Body' Ventura
- Episode dated 14 July 1990 (1990) ... Jesse 'The Body' Ventura
- Episode dated 7 July 1990 (1990) ... Jesse 'The Body' Ventura
- Episode dated 10 March 1990 (1990) ... Jesse 'The Body' Ventura
- Episode dated 3 March 1990 (1990) ... Jesse 'The Body' Ventura
- Episode #7.7 (1990) ... Jesse 'The Body' Ventura
 1990 WrestleMania VI (TV Movie)
Jesse 'The Body' Ventura
 1990 Royal Rumble (Video)
Jesse 'The Body' Ventura
 1989 Summerslam (Video)
Jesse 'The Body' Ventura
 1989 No Holds Barred
Commentator #1
 1989 Thunderground
The Man
 1989 Royal Rumble (Video)
Jesse 'The Body' Ventura
 1988 Summerslam (TV Movie)
Jesse 'The Body' Ventura
 1988 WrestleMania IV (TV Movie)
Jesse 'The Body' Ventura
 1985-1988 WWF Prime-Time Wrestling (TV Series)
Jesse 'The Body' Ventura
- Episode dated 1 February 1988 (1988) ... Jesse 'The Body' Ventura
- Episode dated 1 January 1985 (1985) ... Jesse 'The Body' Ventura
 1987 Predator
Blain
 1987 WWF Challenge (TV Series)
Jesse 'The Body' Ventura
- Episode dated 1 February 1987 (1987) ... Jesse 'The Body' Ventura
 1986 WrestleMania 2 (TV Movie)
Jesse 'The Body' Ventura
 1981-1985 WWF Championship Wrestling (TV Series)
Jesse 'The Body' Ventura
- Episode dated 21 December 1985 (1985) ... Jesse 'The Body' Ventura
- Episode dated 16 February 1985 (1985) ... Jesse 'The Body' Ventura
- Episode dated 30 June 1984 (1984) ... Jesse 'The Body' Ventura
- Episode dated 16 June 1984 (1984) ... Jesse 'The Body' Ventura
- Episode dated 9 June 1984 (1984) ... Jesse 'The Body' Ventura
 1984-1985 WWF All-Star Wrestling (TV Series)
Jesse 'The Body' Ventura
- Episode dated 22 June 1985 (1985) ... Jesse 'The Body' Ventura
- Episode dated 8 June 1985 (1985) ... Jesse 'The Body' Ventura
- Episode dated 11 May 1985 (1985) ... Jesse 'The Body' Ventura
- Episode dated 4 May 1985 (1985) ... Jesse 'The Body' Ventura
- Episode dated 20 April 1985 (1985) ... Jesse 'The Body' Ventura
 1984 Spectrum Wrestling (TV Series)
Jesse 'The Body' Ventura
- Episode dated 4 August 1984 (1984) ... Jesse 'The Body' Ventura
 1984 World Championship Wrestling (TV Series)
Jesse 'The Body' Ventura
- Episode dated 14 July 1984 (1984) ... Jesse 'The Body' Ventura
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Other Works:

(Book, with Julie Mooney) "Do I Stand Alone?: Going to the Mat Against Political Pawns and Media Jackals". New York: Atria, 2000. ISBN-10: 0743405862; ISBN-13: 9780743405867. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Alternate Names:

Jesse 'The Body' Ventura | Jessie Ventura

Height:

6' 4" (1.93 m)
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Personal Quote:

There's a reason that they call me "The Body." See more »

Trivia:

Partially attributed for birth of the term "smart growth", but only because he said he didn't want any "dumb growth." His staff turned the term to the positive and it's now called "smart growth." See more »

Trademark:

Unique voice and cunning wit See more »

Nickname:

"The Body" See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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