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William 'Haystacks' Calhoun (1934–1989)

William 'Haystacks' Calhoun was born on August 3, 1934 in Morgan's Corner, Arkansas, USA as William Dee Calhoun. He was an actor, known for WWF All-Star Wrestling (1972), Requiem for a Heavyweight (1962) and World Wrestling Federation (1973). He died on December 7, 1989 in Collin County, Texas, USA. See full bio »

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 1967 The Monkees (TV Series)
Wrestler who shakes Davy Jones hand
- The Christmas Show (1967) ... Wrestler who shakes Davy Jones hand (uncredited)
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 1973-1979 World Wrestling Federation (TV Series)
- Episode dated 4 June 1979 (1979) ... Himself
- Episode dated 23 July 1973 (1973) ... Himself
- Episode dated 30 June 1973 (1973) ... Himself
 1975 WWF Championship Wrestling (TV Series)
- Episode dated 15 November 1975 (1975) ... Himself
 1974 WWF All-Star Wrestling (TV Series)
- Episode dated 18 August 1974 (1974) ... Himself
 1962 Requiem for a Heavyweight
Himself, Rivera's wrestling opponent (uncredited)
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 2009 The Glory Days of Wrestling (Video)

Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Haystacks Calhoun


6' 4" (1.93 m)

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According to legend Calhoun was discovered by a group of traveling wrestling promoters while physically moving his cows by literally picking them up off the ground and carrying them across the field. See more »


Long, dark brown hair and full beard with moustache See more »

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