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Joe Laurinaitis

Joe Laurinaitis was born on January 26, 1960 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He is an actor, known for Hitman Hart: Wrestling with Shadows (1998), WWE Raw (1993) and Royal Rumble (1998). He is married to Julia Laurinaitis. They have two children. See full bio »
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Known For

Hitman Hart: Wrestling with Shadows
WWE Raw Road Warrior Animal / Animal / Road Warrior Animal- The Legion of Doom
Royal Rumble
Royal Rumble Animal
WWE Smackdown!
WWE Smackdown! Road Warrior Animal / The Road Warrior / Himself / Animal


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 2016 The Chair
Officer Chris Bell
 2012 WWE '13 (Video Game)
Animal (voice)
 2011 WWE '12 (Video Game)
Animal (voice)
 2006 Legends Never Die (Video)
Road Warrior Animal
 2005 The Great American Bash (TV Movie)
 2005 XWF: In Your Face (Video)
 2002-2003 NWA: Total Nonstop Action (TV Series)
- Episode #1.28 (2003) ... Animal
- Episode #1.27 (2003) ... Animal
- Episode #1.26 (2002) ... Animal
 2001 UPW: The Home of the Brave (Video)
Road Warrior Animal
 2001 WCW Thunder (TV Series)
Road Warrior Animal
- Episode dated 21 March 2001 (2001) ... Road Warrior Animal
 2001 WCW Sin (TV Movie)
Road Warrior Animal
 2000 i-Generation Superstars of Wrestling: Rodman Downunder (Video)
Road Warrior Animal
 1998 WWF Judgment Day (Video)
 1998 Fully Loaded (TV Movie)
 1993 Clash of the Champions XXIV (TV Movie)
Road Warrior Animal
 1991 WrestleMania VII (TV Movie)
 1990 Hawk & Animal (Video short)
 1990 Road Warriors (Video short)
 1990 Summerslam (Video)
 1988 Starrcade (TV Movie)
Road Warrior Animal
 1988 Clash of the Champions IV: Season's Beatings (TV Movie)
Road Warrior Animal
 1987 Starrcade (TV Movie)
Road Warrior Animal
 1985 Superclash '85 (TV Movie)
Road Warrior Animal
Show Show Self (44 credits)
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Co-founder of Zoobas clothing line. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Road Warrior Animal | Animal | Joe Laurinatas


6' 1" (1.85 m)

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Will be returning to the WWE in the next couple of weeks with Hawk as LOD See more »


Finishing move: The Doomsday Device (Animal lifts a opponent onto his shoulders while Hawk clotheslines the opponent from the top rope) See more »


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