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Overview (5)

Date of Birth 29 July 1933Rome, Lazio, Italy
Date of Death 14 October 2009Westchester County, New York, USA  (natural causes)
Birth NameLouis Vincent Albano
Nicknames Loud Lou
Captain Lou
Height 5' 10" (1.78 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Lou Albano was born on July 29, 1933 in Rome, Lazio, Italy as Louis Vincent Albano. He was an actor, known for Wise Guys (1986), Stay Tuned (1992) and Body Slam (1986). He was married to Geraldine Albano. He died on October 14, 2009 in Westchester County, New York, USA.

Spouse (1)

Geraldine Albano (1953 - 14 October 2009) (his death) (4 children)

Trade Mark (2)

Hawaiian or colorful button shirts
Goatee

Trivia (12)

While a wrestler in WWE himself, Cyndi Lauper managed him, too.
He was a former manager in the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE).
Attended Archbishop Stepinac High School in White Plains, New York.
Managed Ivan Koloff to the WWWF title in 1971.
Managed Don Muraco and Greg Valentine to the Intercontinental championship.
Managed 16 WWF (WWE) World tag team champions.
WWE Hall of Famer.
Brother of Big Daddy Spatts who sold his pizza restaurant to producer/performer Anthony Begonia's grandparents.
Was the voice of Mario on The Super Mario Bros. Super Show! (1989) cartoon that ran 1989-1991. Initially, he was not interested in doing the voice or playing Mario in the live-action host segments opposite Danny Wells (who played Luigi), but his wife persuaded him to take the role. After agreeing to play Mario, Lou decided to shave off his trademark goatee and grew a real handlebar mustache as opposed to wearing a fake one.
Published author.
Was a bouncer at the Peppermint Lounge in the 1960s.
Attended Kansas State University with Dick 'Cami' Camillucci (future partner in the Peppermint Lounge) until they were both thrown out of school for a brawl they didn't start.

Personal Quotes (2)

It's not how big you are, it's how you perform in the ring.
I was never a great wrestler. I did mostly running.

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