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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 12 March 1923Sand Springs, Oklahoma, USA
Date of Death 14 January 2014Columbia, South Carolina, USA
Nicknames Johnnie Mae
Queen Mae Young
The Great Mae Young
The Queen
Miss Mae Young
Height 5' 3" (1.6 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Mae Young was born on March 12, 1923 in Sand Springs, Oklahoma, USA. She was an actress, known for Lipstick & Dynamite, Piss & Vinegar: The First Ladies of Wrestling (2004), WWE Divas: Undressed (2002) and WWF Raw (1993). She died on January 14, 2014 in Columbia, South Carolina, USA.

Trade Mark (1)

Trademark move: Bronco Buster

Trivia (12)

In 2000 set a world record by wrestling in at least one professional wrestling match for 7 consecutive decades
Professional wrestler
Is the oldest wrestler on the WWF roster, followed by the Fabulous Moolah and Vince McMahon.
Never seen outside the company of Lillian Ellison (The Fabulous Moolah)
Ranked #4 among the 50 Greatest Women Wrestlers of All-Time (Pro Wrestling Illustrated Presents The Women of Wrestling Vol. 1, #1)
Mae and Moolah ran a wrestling school together before they made their comeback in 2000.
She was the female Gorgeous George in the 1950s, complete with her own valet.
Was once power-bombed off the WWE RAW stage through multiple tables by Bubba Ray Dudley. At first, Bubba didn't want to do the stunt because he was afraid of injuring a woman of Mae's age, but Mae slapped him across the face and told him to treat her like one of the guys.
Inducted into the Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2004.
WWE Hall of Famer.
Has now signed a short term contract with WWE along with Lillian 'Moolah' Ellison. [August 2005]
She grew up playing football, softball, and other sports, and had an interest in wrestling. In her teens, she was coached by 'Ed "Strangler' Lewis', a champion wrestler of the 1920s and '30s, who taught her a variety of holds and moves.

Personal Quotes (1)

Truth about it is, I wrestled dirty and I was a tough son of a gun. Anyone can wrestle clean, but it's the heel that steals the show. Always been a heel and I wouldn't be anything else.

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