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Walter 'Killer' Kowalski (1926–2008)

Walter 'Killer' Kowalski was born on October 13, 1926 in Windsor, Ontario, Canada as Edward Wladyslaw Spulnik. He was an actor, known for The Wrestling Queen (1973), The Unreal Story of Professional Wrestling (1999) and To a Random (1986). He was married to Theresa Ferrioli. He died on August 30, 2008 in Everett, Massachusetts, USA. See full bio »

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 2004 No Opportunity Wasted (TV Series)
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 1990 UWF Fury Hour (TV Series) (1990)
 1986 To a Random (Short)
 1986 Wrestling's Living Legend Bruno Sammartino (Video)
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 1985 Best of the WWF Volume 2 (Video)
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Alternate Names:

Killer Kowalski | Waldek 'Killer' Kowalski | Walter Kowalski

Height:

6' 7" (2.01 m)
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Trivia:

In a 1952 match with Yukon Eric (Eric Holmback), an accident occurred in which part of Eric's cauliflower ear was ripped off. The fans, who assumed the incident was deliberate, were horrified. According to Kowalski, the fans began calling him names like "maniac" and "killer." He adopted the ring moniker of "Killer Kowalski," changed his ring persona, and began his career as one of professional ... See more »

Trademark:

The "kangaroo hop." Jumped up and down on the mat in the middle of wrestling matches.

Nickname:

Killer Kowalski

Star Sign:

Libra

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