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Verne Gagne

An amateur and professional wrestling legend, Verne Gagne's career covers the entire period of wrestling from the "real" to "fake" to "entertainment" eras. Gagne won two NCAA wrestling championships while at the University of Minnesota, and was a member of the 1948 Olympic Wrestling team for the United States. He soon turned pro and became ... See full bio »
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 1988 AWA Superclash III (TV Special) (producer)
 1987 POWW: Powerful Women of Wrestling (TV Series) (associate producer)
 1984 Pro Wrestling USA (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1974 The Wrestler (executive producer)
 1960 AWA All-Star Wrestling (TV Series) (executive producer)
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Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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His son, Greg Gagne, worked as a wrestler in the AWA and behind the scenes in talent relations in WCW until 2001, when World Wrestling Entertainment purchased the faltering promotion from AOL Time Warner. See more »

Trademark:

Signature wrestling move: "The Sleeper."

Star Sign:

Taurus

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