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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)

Filmography

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 1985 When Nature Calls
Psychiatrist
 1985 Best of the WWF Volume 2 (Video)
Classie Freddie 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:

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

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Alternate Names:

Classy Freddie Blassie | Fred Blassie

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Did You Know?

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:

Inducted into the Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2004. See more »

Trademark:

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

Nickname:

Sailor Fred Blassie See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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