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John Tenta (1963–2006)

John Tenta was born on June 22, 1963 in Surrey, British Columbia, Canada. He was an actor, known for Summerslam (1990), Starrcade (1994) and Clash of the Champions XXIX (1994). He was married to Josephine Tenta. He died on June 7, 2006 in Sanford, Florida, USA. See full bio »

Died:

(age 42) in Sanford, Florida, USA

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 1994-1999 WWF Raw (TV Series)
Golga / Earthquake
- Episode #7.5 (1999) ... Golga
- Episode #7.4 (1999) ... Golga
- Episode #6.52 (1998) ... Golga
- Episode #6.49 (1998) ... Golga
- Episode #6.47 (1998) ... Golga
 1995-1997 WCW Monday Nitro (TV Series)
The Shark / John Tenta
- Episode #2.26 (1997) ... John Tenta
- Episode #2.25 (1997) ... John Tenta
- Episode #1.52 (1996) ... John Tenta
- Episode #1.42 (1996) ... John Tenta
- Episode #1.40 (1996) ... John Tenta
 1996 WCW Bash at the Beach (TV Movie)
John Tenta
 1996 WCW The Great American Bash (TV Movie)
John Tenta
 1996 WCW SuperBrawl VI (TV Movie)
The Shark
 1995 WCW World War 3 (TV Movie)
The Shark
 1995 WCW Uncensored (TV Movie)
Avalanche
 1995 WCW SuperBrawl V (TV Movie)
Avalanche
 1995/I Clash of the Champions (TV Movie)
Avalanche
 1994 Starrcade (TV Movie)
Avalanche
 1994 Clash of the Champions XXIX (TV Movie)
Avalanche
 1994 Halloween Havoc (TV Movie)
Avalanche
 1991 WWF UK Rampage '91 (TV Movie)
Earthquake
 1991 WrestleMania VII (TV Movie)
Earthquake
 1991 Royal Rumble (Video)
Earthquake
 1990 Summerslam (Video)
Earthquake
 1990 WrestleMania VI (TV Movie)
Earthquake
 1990 Royal Rumble (Video)
Earthquake
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Alternate Names:

Shark Attack | The Canadian Earthquake | Golga | Kototenzan | Big John Tenta

Height:

6' 6" (1.98 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[Disowning his Shark gimmick] "I'm not a fish. I'm a man!"

Trivia:

Won the Pro Wrestling Illustrated Achievement Award for "Second Runner-Up Match of the Year 1990". (vs. Hulk Hogan) See more »

Trademark:

Wrestling finisher move "The Earthquake Splash" See more »

Nickname:

The Shark See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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