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Freddie Blassie (1918–2003)

Fred Blassie was born and raised in the St. Louis, Missouri, area. Accounts about his early athletic career do not quite agree, but he first tried to make his mark as a boxer, despite warnings that his arms were too short. After being pounded by a longer-limbed opponent, he switched to professional wrestling. His career began in earnest after his ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 85) in Hartsdale, New York, USA

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Countless World Wrestling Federation TV and Pay Per View Ads See more »

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Alternate Names:

Classy Freddie Blassie

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

[WWE interview, shortly before his death] I had a great life, something you can't buy. You could spend all the money in the world and not have as much fun as I had. It was a wonderful life. See more »

Trivia:

Inducted into the Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2004. See more »

Trademark:

As a wrestling manager, wore shirts and trousers of the exact same color, sometimes with a matching jacket.

Nickname:

The Fashion Plate of Professional Wrestling See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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Has anyone heard of 'Mr. Blassie goes to Washington'? jmpswann
When God made Fred, the mold He used was retired for eternity! aliasFINKELSTEIN
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