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Jimmy Snuka (I) (1943–2017)

Jimmy Snuka is a classic example of the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) (formerly known as World Wrestling Federation (WWF)) bad guy who became a baby-face (a good guy) without trying. Originally a "heel", he came into the WWE under the guidance of heel manager Capt. Lou Albano. After receiving many title shots at the WWE Championship, which he... See full bio »


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 2013 Queen City
The Bone Collector (as 'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka)
 2006 Hulk Hogan: The Ultimate Anthology (Video)
Jimmy 'Superfly' Snuka
 1992 Supertape 92 (Video)
Jimmy Superfly Snuka
 1990 WWF World Tour (Video)
Superfly Jimmy Snuka
 1990 Wrestling Superheroes (Video)
Superfly Jimmy Snuka
 1990 WWF Supertape Vol. 1 (Video)
Superfly Jimmy Snuka
 1989 Fan Favourites (Video)
Superfly Jimmy Snuka
 1986 Best of the WWF Volume 9 (Video)
Superfly Jimmy Snuka
 1986 The WWF's Grand Slams (Video)
Superfly Jimmy Snuka
 1986 Villains of the Squared Circle (Video)
Superfly Jimmy Snuka
 1986 WWF's Inside the Steel Cage (Video)
Jimmy Snuka
 1986 WWF Grudge Matches (Video)
Superfly Jimmy Snuka
 1985 Best of the WWF Volume 1 (Video)
Superfly Jimmy Snuka
 1985 Best of the WWF Volume 3 (Video)
Jimmy Superfly Snuka
 1985 Best of the WWF Volume 4 (Video)
Superfly Jimmy Snuka
 1985 Highlights of Wrestlemania (Video short)
Superfly Jimmy Snuka
 1985 Roddy Piper's Greatest Hits (Video)
Superfly Jimmy Snuka
 1985 The WWF's Most Unusual Matches (Video)
Superfly Jimmy Snuka
 1985 Wrestling's Bloopers, Bleeps and Bodyslams! (Video)
Jimmy Superfly Snuka
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James Reiher | 'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka | The Superfly


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