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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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Filmography

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 1997 WWF Raw (TV Series)
Evil Dr. Madman
- Episode #5.39 (1997) ... Evil Dr. Madman
- Episode #5.36 (1997) ... Evil Dr. Madman
 1985 When Nature Calls
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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:

Notable Title Wins Include: NWA Southern Heavyweight title (14); WWA (Los Angeles) World Heavyweight title (4); WWA World Tag Team title (2 times w/Mr. Moto-1964 and w/Buddy Austin-1967); NWA America's Heavyweight championships (5); Georgia Heavyweight title; "Beat The Champ" TV Title; NWA America's Brass Knuckles Title 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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