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Freddy 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

Known For

Filmography

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 2001-2003 WWF Raw (TV Series)
Freddy Blassie
- Episode dated 12 May 2003 (2003) ... Freddy Blassie
- Episode dated 16 July 2001 (2001) ... Freddy Blassie
 2001 Invasion (TV Movie)
Freddy Blassie
 1997 Grand Masters of Wrestling: Volume 2 (Video)
Freddy Blassie
 1986 WWF Superstars (TV Series)
Freddy Blassie
- Episode #1.1 (1986) ... Freddy Blassie
 1984-1986 WWF Championship Wrestling (TV Series)
Freddy Blassie
- Episode dated 2 August 1986 (1986) ... Freddy Blassie
- Episode dated 26 July 1986 (1986) ... Freddy Blassie
- Episode dated 7 June 1986 (1986) ... Freddy Blassie
- Episode dated 10 May 1986 (1986) ... Freddy Blassie
- Episode dated 3 May 1986 (1986) ... Freddy Blassie
 1985-1986 Saturday Night's Main Event (TV Series)
Freddy Blassie
- Episode dated 3 May 1986 (1986) ... Freddy Blassie
- Episode dated 4 January 1986 (1986) ... Freddy Blassie
- Episode #1.2 (1985) ... Freddy Blassie
- Episode #1.1 (1985) ... Freddy Blassie
 1986 WrestleMania 2 (Video)
Freddy Blassie
 1985 When Nature Calls
Psychiatrist
 1980-1985 WWF All-Star Wrestling (TV Series)
Freddy Blassie
- Episode dated 4 May 1985 (1985) ... Freddy Blassie
- Episode dated 25 February 1981 (1981) ... Freddy Blassie
- Episode dated 17 November 1980 (1980) ... Freddy Blassie
Show Show Self (18 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (13 credits)

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Other Works:

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

Publicity Listings:

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Alternate Names:

Classy Freddie Blassie | 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:

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:

Classy Freddy Blassie 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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