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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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 1996-2003 WWF Raw (TV Series)
'Classy' Freddie Blassie / Evil Dr. Madman
- Episode #5.39 (1997) ... Evil Dr. Madman
- Episode #5.36 (1997) ... Evil Dr. Madman
 1986 WWF Challenge (TV Series)
'Classy' Freddie Blassie
- Episode dated 28 September 1986 (1986) ... 'Classy' Freddie Blassie
- Episode dated 14 September 1986 (1986) ... 'Classy' Freddie Blassie
 1985 When Nature Calls
Psychiatrist
 1973-1985 World Wrestling Federation (TV Series)
'Classy' Freddie Blassie
- Episode dated 18 February 1985 (1985) ... 'Classy' Freddie Blassie
- Episode dated 23 July 1984 (1984) ... 'Classy' Freddie Blassie
- Episode dated 22 January 1984 (1984) ... 'Classy' Freddie Blassie
- Episode dated 17 October 1983 (1983) ... 'Classy' Freddie Blassie
- Episode dated 17 December 1979 (1979) ... 'Classy' Freddie Blassie
 1985 Land of a Thousand Dances (Video short)
'Classy' Freddie Blassie
 1984 Spectrum Wrestling (TV Series)
'Classy' Freddie Blassie
- Episode dated 4 August 1984 (1984) ... 'Classy' Freddie Blassie
 1984 Tuesday Night Titans (TV Series)
'Classy' Freddie Blassie
- Episode dated 29 May 1984 (1984) ... 'Classy' Freddie Blassie
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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:

[to anyone he didn't like] You pencil-necked geek! See more »

Trivia:

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 »

Trademark:

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

Nickname:

The Vampire 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
Rest in peace, Freddie MrBilly2001
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