|Date of Birth||24 April 1916, Banat, Michigan, USA|
|Date of Death||28 April 2002, Winter Garden, Florida, USA (complications from heart surgery)|
|Birth Name||Lajos Tiza|
|Height||6' 2" (1.88 m)|
Mini Bio (1)
Lou Thesz is one of wrestling's living legends. Thesz started wrestling in the 1930s, and from the 1930s to the 1960s, he was one of the most dominant figures in the business. Thesz won his first World Heavyweight Title in the 1930s, and went on to become a 6-time World Heavyweight Champion, many of those reigns as the NWA (National Wrestling Alliance) world champion. Thesz' last reign was in the 1960s when he lost the NWA world title to Gene Kiniski. Thesz' last match was in the early 1990s when he lost via submission to one of his protoges, Masahiro Chono. Thesz has also written an autobiography.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Barry L. Laws, Jr.
|Charlie Thesz||(? - 28 April 2002) (his death) (3 children)|