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Khosrow Vaziri

Iranian professional wrestler best known for his work in the 1980s for WWE (then the WWF) as the Iron Sheik. Trained under Verne Gagne and Billy Robinson and debuted under his own name in 1973 for the American Wrestling Association. Changed to Ali Vaziri while working for NWA Big Time Wrestling (the precursor to World Class Championship Wrestling)... See full bio »
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Maz Jobrani: Brown & Friendly
Operation Belvis Bash
Operation Belvis Bash Abdul Hassan Omar Kassan Margud
WrestleMania III
WrestleMania III The Iron Sheik
WWF Championship Wrestling
WWF Championship Wrestling The Iron Sheik / Hussein Arab


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 2014 Robot Chicken (TV Series)
Iron Sheik
- El Skeletorito (2014) ... Iron Sheik (voice, as Iron Sheik)
 2013 Operation Belvis Bash
Abdul Hassan Omar Kassan Margud (as The Iron Sheik)
 2008 PWD Primetime (TV Series)
The Iron Shiek
 2005 The Tale of 3 Mohammads (as The Iron Sheik)
 1999 Heroes of Wrestling (TV Movie)
Iron Sheik
 1986-1997 WWF Superstars (TV Series)
The Iron Sheik / Col. Mustafa
- Episode dated 20 April 1991 (1991) ... Col. Mustafa
- Episode dated 30 March 1991 (1991) ... Col. Mustafa
 1988 WCW Main Event (TV Series)
The Iron Sheik
 1987 WrestleMania III (TV Movie)
The Iron Sheik
 1987 The History of the WWF Heavyweight Championship (Video)
The Iron Sheik
 1987 The WWF's Even More Unusual Matches (Video)
The Iron Sheik
 1986 WrestleMania 2 (TV Movie)
The Iron Sheik
 1986 Best of the WWF Volume 7 (Video)
The Iron Sheik
 1986 Best of the WWF Volume 9 (Video)
The Iron Sheik
 1986 Tag Team Champions (Video)
The Iron Sheik
 1986 The British Bulldogs (Video)
The Iron Sheik
 1986 The WWF's Grand Slams (Video)
The Iron Sheik
 1986 Villains of the Squared Circle (Video)
The Iron Sheik
 1985 The War to Settle the Score (TV Movie)
The Iron Sheik
 1985 Biggest, Smallest, Strangest, Strongest! (Video)
The Iron Shiek
 1985 Hulkamania (Video)
The Iron Sheik
 1985 The WWF's Amazing Managers (Video)
The Iron Sheik
 1985 The WWF's Most Unusual Matches (Video)
The Iron Sheik
 1985 Wrestling's Bloopers, Bleeps and Bodyslams! (Video)
The Iron Sheik
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Mid 1980s TV commercial for Toyota LandCruiser See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 2 Articles | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Hussein Arab | The Great Hussein | The Iron Sheik | The Iron Shiek | Colonel Mustafa | Iron Sheik


5' 10" (1.78 m)

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Wrestled in the main event of Summerslam 1991, teaming up with Sgt Slaughter and General Adnan to face Hulk Hogan and Ultimate Warrior in a handicap match See more »


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