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Terry Funk

Funk has strong wrestling bloodlines. His dad, Dory Funk Sr., was a well-known grappler from the 1940s to the 1970s, and his brother, Dory Funk Jr., wrestled from 1963 until the early 90s, and won the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) world heavyweight championship in 1969. Funk, himself, became NWA champion and thus the Funks have the distinction... See full bio »
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 2012 WWE '13 (Video Game)
Chainsaw Charlie (voice)
 2004 Friday Night Lights
Fan (uncredited)
 2000 WCW Monday Nitro (TV Series)
Terry Funk
- Episode #1.242 (2000) ... Terry Funk
 2000 WCW Slamboree (TV Movie)
Terry Funk
 2000 WCW Uncensored (TV Movie)
Terry Funk
 1999 Active Stealth (Video)
 1998 Mom, Can I Keep Her? (Video)
Jungle Ed
 1998 No Way Out (TV Movie)
Chainsaw Charlie
 1998 Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction (TV Series)
Dirk Simmons
- The Wrestler (1998) ... Dirk Simmons
 1994 Halloween Havoc (TV Movie)
Terry Funk
 1994 Thunder in Paradise (TV Series)
Amarillo Doaks
- Queen of Hearts (1994) ... Amarillo Doaks
 1993 The Adventures of Brisco County Jr. (TV Series)
- Pilot (1993) ... Defendant
 1991 Quantum Leap (TV Series)
Carl Shilo
- Heart of a Champion - July 23, 1955 (1991) ... Carl Shilo
 1991 Swamp Thing (TV Series)
J.J. Dax
- The Prometheus Parabola (1991) ... J.J. Dax
 1987 Timestalkers (TV Movie)
Bearded Cowboy
 1978 Paradise Alley
Frankie the Thumper
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Other Works:

1997: "Terry Funk's Wrestlefest - 50 Years of Funk", on DVD and video. Features a host of wrestlers from ECW & WWE, along with Dory Funk Jr., Vicki Funk, Stacy Funk and Brandee Funk, filmed in Amarillo, TX.

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Chainsaw Charlie


6' 3" (1.91 m)

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[on how he made a name for himself in Japan] How many times did they see Antonio Inoki stretching some dude on the front page compared to how many times they saw some idiot--me--bleeding a gusher with barbed wire wrapped around his throat? See more »


1983: First announced his retirement. See more »


Known for retiring from wrestling, only to return See more »


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