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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 8 February 1955Tampa, Florida, USA
Birth NameJames Henry Neidhart
Nicknames The Anvil
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Height 6' (1.83 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Jim Neidhart was born on February 8, 1955 in Tampa, Florida, USA as James Henry Neidhart. He is an actor, known for Hitman Hart: Wrestling with Shadows (1998), Thunder in Paradise (1993) and Zombie Beach Party (2003). He has been married to Ellie Hart since 1979. They have three children. He was previously married to Joy Small.

Spouse (2)

Ellie Hart (1979 - present) (3 children)
Joy Small (20 July 1974 - 7 September 1976) (divorced)

Trivia (12)

Threw Shotput in High School
Former pro-football player with the Oakland Raiders.
Father of Natty Neidhart, an upstart female wrestler in Calgary.
Briefly commentated for WWF Superstars of Wrestling
He got the name "Anvil" when he won an Anvil Tossing contest at the Calgary Stampede festival. Stu Hart paid him $500 to do it.
Shares birthday with professional wrestler Paul Wight and wrestling managers "Sensational" Sherri Martel and "Classy" Freddie Blassie.
From late 1991 to early 1992, he briefly commentated for WWF Superstars (1986).
Brother-in-law of Bret Hart and Owen Hart.
Graduated from Newport Harbor High School in California
Was a member of the New Hart Foundation, a faction that was led by his brother-in-law Bret Hart, and included his late brothers-in-law Owen Hart and Davey Boy Smith, as well as the late Brian Pillman, a Hart family friend. Ironically, Neidhart and Bret, who tagged together as the Hart Foundation in the early 90s, are currently the only surviving members of the faction.
He and Ellie have three children - Jennifer, a master gourmet chef and caterer for one of the most prestigious companies in Calgary, Natalie, and Kristen ("Muffy"), who was married in early June 2007.
Headlining the NWA (UK) Hammerlock February 2003 tour. [February 2003]

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