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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

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

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 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 Wrestling's Bloopers, Bleeps and Bodyslams! (Video)
Classie Freddie Blassie
 1983 My Breakfast with 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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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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