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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 »


(age 85) in Hartsdale, New York, USA

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 1986 Best of the WWF Volume 7 (Video)
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 1986 Best of the WWF Volume 8 (Video)
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 1986 Tag Team Champions (Video)
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 1986 The WWF's Grand Slams (Video)
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 1986 Villains of the Squared Circle (Video)
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 1986 Wrestling's Living Legend Bruno Sammartino (Video)
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 1986 WWF's Explosive TNT Show (Video)
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 1985 When Nature Calls
 1985 Best of the WWF Volume 2 (Video)
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 1985 Biggest, Smallest, Strangest, Strongest! (Video)
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 1985 The WWF's Amazing Managers (Video)
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 1985 Wrestling's Bloopers, Bleeps and Bodyslams! (Video)
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 1983 My Breakfast with Blassie
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[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 »


Following his 1986 on-camera retirement (he remained an executive for the WWE), still made occasional on-camera appearances since then, and his last came on "WWE Raw" in May, just a few weeks before his death (to promote his newly-released biography, "Listen, You Pencil Neck Geeks"). In that storyline, he is menaced by Eric Bischoff and his henchmen, before calling on the Dudley Brothers to "Get ... See more »


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


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