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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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Known For

My Breakfast with Blassie
My Breakfast with Blassie Freddie Blassie
(1983)
WrestleMania 2
WrestleMania 2 'Classy' Freddie Blassie
(1986)
WrestleMania
WrestleMania 'Classy' Freddie Blassie
(1985)
WWF Championship Wrestling
WWF Championship Wrestling 'Classy' Freddie Blassie / Classy Freddie Blassie
(1977-1986)

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 1986 Best of the WWF Volume 7 (Video)
Classy Freddie Blassie
 1986 Best of the WWF Volume 8 (Video)
Classy Freddie Blassie
 1986 Tag Team Champions (Video)
Freddie Blassie
 1986 The WWF's Grand Slams (Video)
Classy Freddie Blassie
 1986 Villains of the Squared Circle (Video)
Classy Freddie Blassie
 1986 Wrestling's Living Legend Bruno Sammartino (Video)
Classy Freddie Blassie
 1986 WWF's Explosive TNT Show (Video)
Classy Freddie Blassie
 1985 When Nature Calls
Psychiatrist
 1985 Best of the WWF Volume 2 (Video)
Classie Freddie Blassie
 1985 Biggest, Smallest, Strangest, Strongest! (Video)
Classie Fred Blassie
 1985 Cyndi Lauper: The Goonies 'R' Good Enough (TV Movie)
Freddie Blassie (uncredited)
 1985 The WWF's Amazing Managers (Video)
Classy Freddie Blassie
 1985 Wrestling's Bloopers, Bleeps and Bodyslams! (Video)
Classie Freddie Blassie
 1983 My Breakfast with Blassie
Freddie Blassie
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Personal Details

Other Works:

recorded an album called " You Pencil Neck Geek" featuring the song of the same name based on his popular catch phrase See more »

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Alternate Names:

Classy Freddie Blassie | Fred Blassie

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Did You Know?

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:

Credited with bringing a young Hulk Hogan into the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) in late 1979. See more »

Trademark:

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

Nickname:

The Hollywood Fashion Plate See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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