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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 3 August 1934Morgan's Corner, Arkansas, USA
Date of Death 7 December 1989Collin County, Texas, USA  (complications from diabetes)
Birth NameWilliam Dee Calhoun
Height 6' 4" (1.93 m)

Mini Bio (1)

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.

Trade Mark (3)

Long, dark brown hair and full beard with moustache
Wrestled opponents is sweat shirt, bib overalls and bare feet
Always wore his good luck charm, a real horseshoe on a chain, to the ring in his bouts; always removing it before the beginning of the bout.

Trivia (3)

Notable wrestling feuds: Dick the Bruiser and the 750 pound Happy Humphrey.
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.
Former NWA Canadian Tag Team Champion.

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