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Overview (5)

Date of Birth 12 September 1957Chicago, Illinois, USA
Date of Death 19 October 2003Seminole, Florida, USA  (heart condition)
Birth NameMichael James Hegstrand
Nicknames Hawk Warrior
Road Warrior Hawk
Height 6' 3" (1.91 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Mike Hegstrand was born on September 12, 1957 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Michael James Hegstrand. He was an actor, known for Hawk & Animal (1990), WWF Raw (1993) and Starrcade (1989). He was married to Dale Watts and Judy Pendzimas. He died on October 19, 2003 in Seminole, Florida, USA.

Spouse (2)

Dale Watts (23 May 1998 - 19 October 2003) (his death)
Judy Pendzimas (4 October 1986 - 4 December 1991) (divorced)

Trade Mark (2)

Spiked shoulderpads and face paint
Finishing move: The Doomsday Device (Animal lifts a opponent onto his shoulders as Hawk clotheslines the opponent from the top rope)

Trivia (9)

Professional wrestler.
Former WWF & NWA Tag Team Champion.
Once portrayed as having a drinking problem only to make fun of former WCW wrestler Scott Hall.
He and Road Warrior Animal were the first tag team to win the tag team "Triple Crown" (the WWF, NWA, and AWA tag team championships)
He and Joe Laurinaitis got the name "The Road Warriors" and the idea for their spiked shoulderpads from the Mel Gibson movie, Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior (1981).
Debuted as Crusher Von Haig in Vancouver.
He and Animal (Joe Laurinaitis went collectively as the "Road Warriors" and as the "Legion of Doom".
Inducted with his partner Animal (Joe Laurinaitis) into the Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2011 as the tag team The Road Warriors.
WWE Hall of Famer.

Personal Quotes (1)

OOOOOHHHHHHHH What a rush! We snack on danger and dine on death.

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