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Peter Fanene Maivia (1937–1982)

"High Chief" Peter Maivia, originally from Samoa, wrestled for several years in Asia and the United States. He gained his greatest fame as a fan favorite in the WWWF (now WWE), taking on such heels as "Superstar" Billy Graham, Ken Patera, and Ivan Koloff. Maivia though later turned into a heel himself (at the behest of manager "Classy" Freddie ... See full bio »

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(age 45) in Hawaii, USA

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Filmography

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 1986 Bad Guys
Peter Maivia (as Peter Maivia)
 1967 You Only Live Twice
Car Driver
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 1967 You Only Live Twice (stunt fight choreographer - uncredited)
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 1985 1st & Ten: The Championship (TV Series)
Himself
- Super Bull Sunday (1985) ... Himself (as Peter Maivia)
 1979 World Wrestling Federation (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode dated 26 March 1979 (1979) ... Himself
 1978 Spectrum Wrestling (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode dated 18 February 1978 (1978) ... Himself
 1977 WWF Championship Wrestling (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode dated 1 October 1977 (1977) ... Himself
 1972 AWA All-Star Wrestling (TV Series)
Himself
- All Star Wrestling (1972) ... Himself
 1964 World of Sport (TV Series) (1964) (as Peter Maivia)
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 2014 The Monday Night War: WWE vs. WCW (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- The War Gets Electrified (2014) ... Himself
 2012 Rock vs. Cena: Once in a Lifetime (Video documentary)
Himself
 2009 WWE: Greatest Stars of the '90s (Video)
Himself
 2008 WrestleMania XXIV (TV Special)
Himself
 2008 WWE Hall of Fame 2008 (TV Movie)
Himself
 2006 The Spectacular Legacy of the AWA (Video documentary)
Himself
 2004 Biography (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- The Rock (2004) ... Himself
 2000 Inside 'You Only Live Twice' (Video documentary short)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Peter Maivia

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Father of Ata Johnson. See more »

Nickname:

High Chief

Star Sign:

Aries

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