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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 14 January 1954Glens Falls, New York, USA
Birth NameJames Duggan
Nickname Hacksaw
Height 6' 3" (1.91 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Jim Duggan was born on January 14, 1954 in Glens Falls, New York, USA as James Duggan. He is an actor, known for WWE Sunday Night Heat (1998), Pro Wrestlers vs Zombies (2014) and WrestleMania IV (1988). He has been married to Debra since April 8, 1989. They have two children.

Spouse (1)

Debra (8 April 1989 - present) (2 children)

Trade Mark (1)

Ring entrance: Brings a 2X4 American flag to ringside

Trivia (16)

Professional wrestler, best known for yelling "Hooooooo!" and chanting "USA!". Also carries a 2x4 to the ring with him.
Former WCW TV champion.
A former football player at SMU. Duggan was an offensive lineman for the Mustangs from 1973-1976 and team captain in 1976.
Renal cancer survivor.
His father was once a police chief in Glens Falls, New York.
Got the idea to carry a 2x4 to the ring from the movie Walking Tall (1973).
Former WCW United States Champion (defeated Steve Austin), circa 1994.
In the late 1970s, Jim worked briefly with the WWWF and then Georgia Championship Wrestling.
In 1998, Jim was diagnosed with kidney cancer. He gave an impassioned farewell speech on WCW television before his operation, asking fans to pray for him and his family. He eventually beat the disease.
Notable title wins include: Louisiana Heavyweight title; Mid-South Tag Team title with Terry Allen (aka "Magnum T.A."); North American title; UWF Tag Team titles with Terry Taylor; WCW United States Title; WCW Television Title; Texas All-Star Heavyweight title; IWA Japan Heavyweight title.
Winner of the first ever WWF Royal Rumble (1988).
Returned to WCW in 2000 as a member of Team Canada.
Has 3 children.
Resides in Titusville, Florida [2008].
Published author.
WWE Hall of Famer.

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