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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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Known For

Over the Top
Over the Top Ruker
(1987)
Road House
Road House Morgan
(1989)
The Ringer
The Ringer Frankie
(2005)
Paradise Alley
Paradise Alley Frankie the Thumper
(1978)

Filmography

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 2012 WWE '13 (Video Game)
Chainsaw Charlie (voice)
 2004 Friday Night Lights
Fan (uncredited)
 2003 MLW: Hybrid Hell (Video)
Terry Funk
 2003 MLW: Revolutions (Video)
Terry Funk
 2002 MLW: Reload (Video)
Terry Funk
 2000 WCW Monday Nitro (TV Series)
Terry Funk
- Episode #5.34 (2000) ... Terry Funk
 2000 WCW Spring Stampede (TV Special)
Terry Funk
 2000 WCW Uncensored (TV Movie)
Terry Funk
 2000 WCW SuperBrawl 2000 (TV Movie)
Terry Funk
 1999 Active Stealth (Video)
Morgan
 1998 Mom, Can I Keep Her? (Video)
Jungle Ed
 1998 Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction (TV Series)
Dirk Simmons
- The Wrestler (1998) ... Dirk Simmons
 1997 ECW Heat Wave 97 (TV Movie)
Terry Funk
 1997 ECW Crossing the Line Again (Video)
Terrry Funk
 1994 WCW Fall Brawl (TV Movie)
Terry Funk
 1994 WCW Bash at the Beach (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)
Defendant
- 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
 1987 Wrestling's Most Embarrassing Moments (Video)
Terry Funk
 1985-1986 Saturday Night's Main Event (TV Series)
Terry Funk
- Episode #1.6 (1986) ... Terry Funk
- Episode #1.4 (1986) ... Terry Funk
- Episode #1.3 (1985) ... Terry Funk
 1986 Best of the WWF Volume 6 (Video)
Terry Funk
 1986 Best of the WWF Volume 7 (Video)
Terry Funk
 1986 The WWF's Grand Slams (Video)
Terry Funk
 1986 Villains of the Squared Circle (Video)
'Terrible' Terry Funk
 1986 WWF Grudge Matches (Video)
Terry Funk
 1978 Paradise Alley
Frankie the Thumper
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Show Show Editor (1 credit)
Show Show Location management (1 credit)
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Show Show Self (65 credits)
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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.

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | See more »

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on why he refused to press charges against fans who tried to injure or kill him] I mean, do I want to put someone in jail because I convinced him or her that I needed to die? That's how I look at it and that may be sick, but it's also beautiful. See more »

Trivia:

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

Trademark:

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

Nickname:

The Hardcore Icon

Star Sign:

Cancer

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