No photo available. Represent Big John Studd? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 3,130 this week

Big John Studd (1948–1995)

John Minton, or Big John Studd as he would eventually be known, was born on February 19th, 1948, in Butler, Pennsylvania. He started training to be a professional wrestler under 'Walter 'Killer' Kowalski' at the age of 18. He first worked for the WWF (then the WWWF) under the name Chuck O'Connor, then as one of the Masked Executioners in 1976, ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 47) in Burke, Virginia, USA

Nicolas Cage Looks Back at His Most Memorable Movie Roles

From the IMDb Studio at Sundance, Mandy star Nicolas Cage recounts some of his favorite roles from his movie career, including Vampire's Kiss, Face/Off, and more.

Watch now

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Amazon Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 25 people
created 16 Apr 2011
 
a list of 27 people
created 22 May 2011
 
a list of 29 people
created 20 Sep 2016
 
a list of 444 people
created 12 Jan 2017
 
a list of 110 people
created 10 months ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Big John Studd's work have you seen?

Known For

Micki + Maude
Micki + Maude Big John Stud
(1984)
WWF Championship Wrestling
WWF Championship Wrestling Big John Studd / Executioner #2
(1976-1986)
WWF All-Star Wrestling
WWF All-Star Wrestling Big John Studd
(1985-1986)
The Protector
The Protector Huge Hood
(1985)

Filmography

Jump to: Actor | Self | Archive footage
Hide Hide Show Show Actor (45 credits)
 1992 WrestleMania: The Greatest Hits (Video)
Big John Studd
 1992 Best of WrestleMania (Video)
Big John Studd
 1991 The Marrying Man
Dante
 1991 Shock 'Em Dead
Officer Meak (as John Minton)
 1990 Caged in Paradiso
Big Man
 1989 Best of the WWF Volume 20 (Video)
Big John Studd
 1986-1989 WWF Superstars (TV Series)
Big John Studd
- Episode dated 10 June 1989 (1989) ... Big John Studd
- Episode dated 11 February 1989 (1989) ... Big John Studd
- Episode #1.11 (1986) ... Big John Studd
- Episode #1.1 (1986) ... Big John Studd
 1986-1989 WWF Challenge (TV Series)
Big John Studd
- Episode dated 2 April 1989 (1989) ... Big John Studd
- Episode dated 5 February 1989 (1989) ... Big John Studd
- Episode dated 29 January 1989 (1989) ... Big John Studd
- Episode dated 14 September 1986 (1986) ... Big John Studd
- Episode dated 7 September 1986 (1986) ... Big John Studd
 1989 Hyper Space
Psycho
 1985-1989 Saturday Night's Main Event (TV Series)
Big John Studd
- Episode #4.5 (1989) ... Big John Studd
- Episode #1.3 (1985) ... Big John Studd
- Episode #1.2 (1985) ... Big John Studd
 1989 WWF: Strong Men (Video)
Big John Studd
 1988 Hulkamania 3 (Video)
Big John Studd
 1988 Beauty and the Beast (TV Series)
Erlick
- To Reign in Hell (1988) ... Erlick
 1987 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Igor
- Double Agent (1987) ... Igor
 1987 Hunter (TV Series)
Randy
- Bad Company (1987) ... Randy
 1987 Best of the WWF Volume 10 (Video)
Big John Studd
 1987 Best of the WWF Volume 12 (Video)
Big John Studd
 1987 Hulkamania 2 (Video)
Big John Studd
 1987 The WWF's Even More Unusual Matches (Video)
Big John Studd
 1987 Wrestling's Most Embarrassing Moments (Video)
Big John Studd
 1986 World Wrestling Federation (TV Series)
Big John Studd
- Episode dated 20 October 1986 (1986) ... Big John Studd
 1985-1986 WWF All-Star Wrestling (TV Series)
Big John Studd
- Episode dated 30 August 1986 (1986) ... Big John Studd
- Episode dated 15 June 1985 (1985) ... Big John Studd
- Episode dated 11 May 1985 (1985) ... Big John Studd
- Episode dated 13 April 1985 (1985) ... Big John Studd
 1986 WWF: The Big Event (Video)
Big John Studd
 1976-1986 WWF Championship Wrestling (TV Series)
Big John Studd / Executioner #2
- Episode dated 23 August 1986 (1986) ... Big John Studd
- Episode dated 16 August 1986 (1986) ... Big John Studd
- Episode dated 2 August 1986 (1986) ... Big John Studd
- Episode dated 19 July 1986 (1986) ... Big John Studd
- Episode dated 14 June 1986 (1986) ... Big John Studd
 1986 Best of the WWF Volume 5 (Video)
Big John Studd
 1986 Best of the WWF Volume 8 (Video)
Big John Studd
 1986 Best of the WWF Volume 9 (Video)
Big John Studd
 1986 The British Bulldogs (Video)
Big John Studd
 1986 The Life and Times of Captain Lou Albano (Video)
Big John Studd
 1986 The WWF's Grand Slams (Video)
Big John Studd
 1986 Villains of the Squared Circle (Video)
Big John Studd
 1986 WWF's Inside the Steel Cage (Video)
Big John Studd
 1985 The Protector
Huge Hood (as John Minton Studd)
 1985 Best of the WWF Volume 1 (Video)
Big John Studd
 1985 Best of the WWF Volume 3 (Video)
Big John Studd
 1985 Best of the WWF Volume 4 (Video)
Big John Studd
 1985 Biggest, Smallest, Strangest, Strongest! (Video)
Big John Studd
 1985 Highlights of Wrestlemania (Video short)
Big John Studd
 1985 Hulkamania (Video)
Big John Studd
 1985 The WWF's Amazing Managers (Video)
Big John Studd
 1985 WWF Prime-Time Wrestling (TV Series)
Big John Studd
- Episode dated 1 January 1985 (1985) ... Big John Studd
 1984 Micki + Maude
Big John Stud (as John Minton)
 1984 Spectrum Wrestling (TV Series)
Big John Studd
- Episode dated 4 August 1984 (1984) ... Big John Studd
 1984 Wrestling at the Chase (TV Series)
Big John Studd
- Episode dated 28 January 1984 (1984) ... Big John Studd
Show Show Self (10 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (23 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercial for the Wild One roller coaster at Wild World Amusement Park in Maryland (1986) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | See more »

Alternate Names:

John Minton | Chuck O'Connor | John Minton Studd | John Studd

Height:

6' 6½" (1.99 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I'm the REAL Giant!!

Trivia:

John Minton was diagnosed with Hodgkins Disease and fought the disease for several years. See more »

Trademark:

Trademark move: Heart Punch See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

Contribute to This Page