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Wrestlers who worked in film and television
Actor | Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle
Dwayne Douglas Johnson, also known as The Rock, was born on May 2, 1972 in Hayward, California. He is the son of Ata Johnson (born Feagaimaleata Fitisemanu Maivia) and professional wrestler Rocky Johnson (born Wayde Douglas Bowles). His father, from Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada, is black (of Black ...
2. Hulk Hogan
Actor | Rocky III
One of the greatest, most popular, most hated and charismatic wrestlers of all time, Hulk Hogan is one of the men who helped parlay the circus-like world of professional wrestling from cult following into the forefront of American entertainment. What many people who know about Hogan don't know is ...
Actor | Santo vs. la hija de Frankestein
Legendary masked Mexican wrestler / actor who achieved icon status via his highly colorful wrestling career and starring appearances in nearly 60 motion pictures. Born Rodolfo Guzmán Huerta on September 23rd, 1917 in Hidalgo, Mexico, he was the fifth of seven children and the family moved to Mexico...
4. Roddy Piper
Actor | They Live
Roddy Piper was born Roderick George Toombs on April 17, 1954 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. He was a pro wrestler from 1973-1987 in the NWA, Pacific Northwest, California. He was a longtime mainstay in the WWF, and was one of the biggest "bad guys" in the WWF during the early '80s, before ...
5. Steve Austin
Actor | The Condemned
'Stone Cold' Steve Austin was born in Victoria, Texas, as Steven James Anderson, on December 18, 1964, the youngest of five children. His mother, Beverly Jane (Harrison), remarried to Kenneth Williams, and he took his stepfather's surname. He played football at the North Texas State University. He ...
Actor | The Campaign
Michael "The Miz" Mizanin was born in Cleveland, OH on October 8th, 1980 to Barbara and George Mizanin. He graduated with honors from Normandy High School before attending Miami University of Ohio (where he was a member of the Theta Chi Fraternity).
While in college, he auditioned for The Real World...
Actor | Blade: Trinity
Paul Levesque, otherwise known as Triple H, has established himself on the big screen in Blade: Trinity (2004) opposite Wesley Snipes. Levesque has already made an impression with his guest roles on The Bernie Mac Show (2001), The Drew Carey Show (1995), Grown Ups (1999), and MADtv (1995).
Triple H ...
8. John Cena
Actor | Bumblebee
John Felix Anthony Cena, better known as WWE superstar John Cena, was born on April 23, 1977 in West Newbury, Massachusetts, to Carol (Lupien) and John Cena. He is of Italian (father) and French-Canadian and English (mother) descent, and is the grandson of baseball player Tony Lupien. When he was ...
Actor | Predator
Jesse Ventura was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, to Bernice Martha (Lenz), a nurse who was of German descent, and George William Janos, a steam fitter of Slovak ancestry. In November 1990, professional wrestler turned actor Jesse Ventura was elected to a four-year term as mayor of Brooklyn Park, ...
10. André the Giant
Actor | The Princess Bride
André René Roussimoff was born in a small farming community in Grenoble, France to Boris and Marian Rouismoff. His parents and four siblings were all of normal size, but André suffered from acromegaly, a hormonal disorder that results when the pituitary gland produces excess growth hormone. As the ...
Actor | Last Action Hero
Built like the proverbial Patton tank, Professor Toru Tanaka was arguably the successor to Harold Sakata as the archetypal Asian henchman who possessed incredible strength, and clobbered those foolish enough to tangle with him. Born Charles Kalani, he was a successful wrestler and served for over ...
12. Dave Bautista
Actor | Guardians of the Galaxy
David Michael Bautista, Jr. was born on January 18, 1969 in Washington, D.C., to Donna Raye (Mullins) and David Michael Bautista, a hairdresser. His father is Filipino, and his mother has Greek ancestry.
When WCW officials told him he'd never make it in sports entertainment, Bautista pushed himself ...
13. Kevin Nash
Actor | John Wick
Kevin Nash is one of the most well-known personalities in the wrestling business and has established himself not only in the realm of sports, but in the entertainment world, as well.
Kevin grew up in Detroit, Michigan with dreams of playing on a professional basketball team. He played basketball for...
14. Bill Goldberg
Actor | The Longest Yard
Bill Goldberg was born on December 27, 1966 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA as William Scott Goldberg. He is an actor and producer, known for The Longest Yard (2005), Universal Soldier: The Return (1999) and American Satan (2017). He has been married to Wanda Ferraton since April 10, 2005. They have one ...
15. Paul Wight
Actor | The Waterboy
Paul also played college basketball at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville from 1992 to 1993, and was a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II Cougars basketball team. Paul is a member of the Xi Beta Chapter of Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity at Southern ...
16. Randy Savage
Actor | Spider-Man
One of the most colorful wrestlers in and out of the ring, Randy "Macho Man" Savage became a larger-than-life pop icon along with other wrestling superstars, such as "Rowdy" Roddy Piper, Hulk Hogan, Jimmy Snuka (aka "Superfly Jimmy Snuka"), Jesse Ventura and Dwayne Johnson (aka "The Rock").
17. Adam Copeland
Actor | Vikings
Adam Copeland is an actor and retired professional wrestler, who wrestled as Edge in the WWE. He starred as one of the leads in the fifth season of the popular television series Haven on Syfy. He also starred as a recurring character on the History Channel series Vikings. Canadian-born, Copeland's ...
18. Stacy Keibler
Actress | Bubble Boy
Although her career spans over two decades, Stacy Keibler continues to be the fresh-faced beauty that both film and television audiences adore. Stacy was born in Baltimore, Maryland. She began dancing when she was three-years-old and has a background in ballet, tap and jazz. Stacy went to school in...
19. Lou Albano
Actor | Wise Guys
Lou Albano was born on July 29, 1933 in Rome, Lazio, Italy as Louis Vincent Albano. He was an actor, known for Wise Guys (1986), The Super Mario Bros. Super Show! (1989) and Stay Tuned (1992). He was married to Geraldine Tango. He died on October 14, 2009 in Westchester County, New York, USA.
20. John Hennigan
Actor | Boone: The Bounty Hunter
John Hennigan was born on October 3, 1979 in Los Angeles, California, USA as John Randall Hennigan. He is an actor and producer, known for Boone: The Bounty Hunter (2017), Strange Nature (2018) and Hercules Reborn (2014). He has been married to Kira Hennigan since June 1, 2018.
21. Jeep Swenson
Actor | Batman & Robin
Jeep Swenson was born on January 5, 1957 in San Antonio, Texas, USA as Robert Alexander Swenson Jr. He was an actor, known for Batman & Robin (1997), Bulletproof (1996) and Walker, Texas Ranger (1993). He was married to Erin Hillsman. He died on August 18, 1997 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
22. Tyler Mane
Actor | X-Men
Tyler Mane was born on December 8, 1966 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada as Daryl Karolat. He is an actor and producer, known for X-Men (2000), Halloween II (2009) and Troy (2004). He has been married to Renae Geerlings since September 3, 2007. He was previously married to Jean Goertz.
23. Blue Demon
Actor | Arañas infernales
Blue Demon was born on April 24, 1922 in La Rinconada, García, Nuevo León, Mexico as Alejandro Muñoz Moreno. He was an actor, known for Hellish Spiders (1968), Blue Demon: Destructor of Spies (1968) and Santo vs. Blue Demon in Atlantis (1970). He died on December 16, 2000 in Mexico City, Mexico.
24. Glenn Jacobs
Actor | See No Evil
Glenn Jacobs was born on April 26, 1967 in Torrejón de Ardoz, Madrid, Spain as Glenn Thomas Jacobs. He is known for his work on See No Evil (2006), The Last of the Mohicans (1992) and WWE Raw (1993). He has been married to Crystal Maurisa Goins since August 23, 1995. They have two children.
25. Rob Van Dam
Actor | 3-Headed Shark Attack
He was trained by the Original Sheik, Ed Farhat, who was one of pro-wrestling's classic and greatest bad guys. Even though their styles are quite different (Sheik being a wild hardcore-style brawler, known for throwing fire, cutting his opponent's forehead's up with foreign objects like a pencil, ...
26. Nathan Jones
Actor | Mad Max: Fury Road
Nathan Jones is an Australian actor, power-lifting champion, strongman, and former WWE professional wrestler. He rose upon the world strongman scene in 1995, and showed magnitude to become perhaps the top competitor in the world. At 6' 11" and 330 lbs. of muscle & mayhem, the giant Australian known...
27. Terry Funk
Actor | Road House
Funk has strong wrestling bloodlines. His dad, Dory Funk Sr., was a well-known grappler from the 1940s to the 1970s, and his brother, Dory Funk Jr., wrestled from 1963 until the early 90s, and won the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) world heavyweight championship in 1969. Funk, himself, became ...
Actress | Frank McKlusky, C.I.
Chyna had been called "The First Lady of Sports Entertainment". Her accomplishments went far beyond the wrestling ring and anyone's guess. Before exchanging body slams, modeling for top magazines and guest-starring on hundreds of shows,
Chyna was a shy girl who was born Joan Marie Laurer in ...
29. Dallas Page
Actor | The Devil's Rejects
A star collegiate basketball player, Diamond Dallas Page entered the nightclub business in the 1970s, becoming one of South Florida's top club owners and promoters. He began training to become an in-ring performer at the age of 35, the oldest rookie in Pro Wrestling history. "DDP" captivated ...
30. Kurt Angle
Actor | Warrior
Kurt Steven Angle was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. He is a 1996 Olympic Gold Medal winner in the 220lbs weight category. First ever wrestler to hold the WCW and WWF World Championships during the same calendar year, and has held WWF, Intercontinental, European and Hardcore championships ...
31. Sid Eudy
Actor | WCW Monday Nitro
Sid Eudy was born on December 16, 1960 in West Memphis, Arkansas, USA as Sidney Ray Eudy. He is an actor, known for WCW Monday Nitro (1995), WCW Worldwide Wrestling (1975) and Eastern Championship Wrestling (1993). He has been married to Sabrina Paige since December 30, 1983. They have two children.
32. Steve Borden
Actor | Ready to Rumble
Born as Steve Borden, Sting has held the WCW World Title 10 times and multiple other titles. He has been the only wrestler to stay in WCW since the late 1980s and he had a reconstructive knee surgery in 1991. Steve was also the only wrestler from WCW who never worked for WWE until 2014 when he made...
33. Marcus Bagwell
Actor | Day of the Warrior
A mainstay in the former wrestling organization, World Championship Wrestling, where he was employed with them since the age of 18. During his stint, he won the organization's tag team titles multiple times with different partners such as 2 Cold Scorpio, The Patriot, Scotty Riggs, and Shane Douglas...
Actor | Ed Wood
George 'The Animal' Steele ( his professional wrestling name) was born in Detroit, Michigan, USA as William James Myers. He was a wrestling superstar in the WWF. He had a public image of a wild type of creature that chewed on the turn buckles and sported a green tongue. In the 1990s he became an ...
36. Robert Remus
Actor | G.I. Joe
One of the most recognizable grapplers of the 1980s, Sgt. Slaughter became huge in National Wrestling Alliance (NWA), American Wrestling Association (AWA), and the World Wrestling Federation (now WWE). A former United States Marine who earned his nickname during his service, Sgt. Slaughter soon ...
37. Tor Johnson
Actor | Plan 9 from Outer Space
Tor was a big guy, with a big heart. Tor Johnson was born October 19, 1903, in Sweden. Most of his adult life, he was a professional wrestler. Tor started appearing (uncredited, or bit parts) in movies as early as 1934. He was in 31 movies, usually as "Weightlifter" or "Strongman." Later, he got ...
38. Kola Kwariani
Actor | The Killing
Kola Kwariani was born on January 16, 1903 in Kutaisi, Georgia, Russian Empire as Nicholas Kwariani. He was an actor, known for The Killing (1956), On demande une brute (1934) and Nanette: An Aside (1977). He was married to Sidonia. He died in February 1980 in New York City, New York, USA.
Actor | ECW Hardcore TV
Known throughout the annals of professional wrestling as "The Wildman from the Sudan," Abdullah the Butcher was born Lawrence Shreeve in Windsor, Ontario, on January 1, 1936. Wrestling at over 400 lbs through his career, Abby became a legend for bloodying opponents and was one of the first ...
Actor | WWF SmackDown!
Tyrus is an Actor, Author, Professional Wrestler and Political New Commentator. His birth name is George Murdoch, though he's most widely known as "Tyrus" and formally known as Brodus Clay or The Funkasaurus.
Tyrus resides in Louisiana, but spends much of his time between New York and Los Angeles, ...
42. Chris Jericho
Actor | MacGruber
American-born, Canadian-raised professional wrestler, rock singer, actor and author. Debuted in 1990 in Calgary after training in the Hart Family Dungeon. He competed for Stampede Wrestling, for the Canadian National Wrestling Alliance (no connection to the National Wrestling Alliance) and West ...
44. Ox Baker
Actor | Escape from New York
Douglas Baker, better known by his moniker "Ox" was one of the meanest, vicious, hated and ugliest wrestlers ever. Bald, with a hairy chest, arms and back, Baker would deliberately grow his mustache long and curl his eyebrows up to gain a more "evil" look. It paid off as Baker was jeered and hated ...
Actor | You Only Live Twice
"High Chief" Peter Maivia, originally from Samoa, wrestled for several years in Asia and the United States. He gained his greatest fame as a fan favorite in the WWWF (now WWE), taking on such heels as "Superstar" Billy Graham, Ken Patera, and Ivan Koloff. Maivia though later turned into a heel ...
47. Shawn Michaels
Actor | WWF SmackDown!
Began his career in Texas. Trained by the legendary Jose Lothario, Shawn Michaels wrestled in Kansas, where he met fellow wrestler, Marty Jannetty. A year later, after sending tapes of his matches to the major wrestling companies at the time, he was contacted by the AWA, who proposed that he team ...
48. Adam Scherr
Actor | WWF SmackDown!
Adam Scherr (born September 6, 1983) is an American professional wrestler and former strongman best known to sports entertainment audiences for his work in World Wrestling Entertainment. Before his wrestling career, Scherr a very successful run in power-lifting. He began in 2011, winning the NAS US...
50. C.M. Punk
Actor | ROH: Final Battle 2003
Phillip Jack Brooks, better known by the ring name CM Punk, is an American mixed martial artist, comic book writer and former professional wrestler. He is best known for his time in WWE, where he is recognized as the sixth longest reigning WWE Champion of all-time.
Punk began his professional ...
51. Stephen Farrelly
Sheamus O'Shaunessy began his wrestling career in The Monster Factory in April 2002 where he trained under the supervision of former WWF professional wrestler Larry Sharpe along with former ECW referee Jim Molineaux. SOS made his wrestling debut 6 weeks later against WWA and TNA star Robert ...
52. Pat Roach
Actor | Raiders of the Lost Ark
Proud and passionate Angle, Pat Roach, was born and raised in Birmingham, England and grew to be a mountain of a man standing at six feet, five inches tall, with doorway-wide shoulders and a barrel chest.
Pat wrestled competitively under the name of "Bomber" Roach, and at one time held both the ...
53. Lenny Montana
Actor | The Godfather
Tall and solidly built, this Italian-American professional wrestler turned actor was born Lenny Passaforo in Brooklyn, New York, and is best remembered for his first on-screen role as the not too bright but ever loyal bodyguard Luca Brasi in The Godfather (1972). Montana didn't get a lot of screen ...
54. Rena Mero
Actress | Sins of the Realm
Rena Mero was born on August 8, 1967 in Jacksonville, Florida, USA. She is an actress, known for Slaves of the Realm (2003), WWF Raw (1993) and The Final Victim (2003). She has been married to Brock Lesnar since May 6, 2006. They have two children named, Turk (born June 2009) and Duke (born July ...
55. Big John Studd
Actor | WWWF Championship Wrestling
John Minton, or Big John Studd as he would eventually be known, was born on February 19th, 1948, in Butler, Pennsylvania. He started training to be a professional wrestler under 'Walter 'Killer' Kowalski' at the age of 18. He first worked for the WWF (then the WWWF) under the name Chuck O'Connor, ...
59. Trish Stratus
Actress | WWE Monday Night RAW
Patricia Anne Stratigeas, better known as Trish Stratus, is marketed as a former wrestler for World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). Before she became a mainstay in professional wrestling, she was a student at York University in Toronto, Canada where she majored in Biology and Kinesiology. While in ...
60. Jeff Jarrett
Actor | Spring Breakers
Jeff Jarrett was trained in the USWA which was run by his father. He wrestled for his father's promotion throughout the 80's before hitting the big time in the early 90's. Jarrett had his first major run in the WWF - winning the Intercontinental Title 6 times before joining WCW. His career sky ...
61. Mark Calaway
Actor | Suburban Commando
Born on March 24, 1965. Best known as "The Undertaker" from World Wrestling Entertainment. He first came to the WWF in 1990 as Ted DiBiase's mystery partner at The Survivor Series (1990). At first, he was a heel, but later turned face, around WrestleMania VIII (1992). He has held the WWF World ...
62. C.J. Perry
Actress | Pitch Perfect
C.J. Perry was born on March 24, 1985 in Gainesville, Florida, USA as Catherine Joy Perry. She is an actress and producer, known for Pitch Perfect (2012), Benny Future and the Madman from Manchester (2008) and WWE SmackDown Live (1999). She has been married to Miroslav Barnyashev since July 29, ...
63. Randy Orton
Actor | That's What I Am
Randal Keith "Randy" Orton (born April 1, 1980) is an American professional wrestler and actor best known to sports entertainment audiences for his career signed with WWE. Orton was born in Knoxville, Tennessee, to Bob Orton, Jr. and his wife Elaine. He is the grandson of Bob Orton, Sr. and the ...
64. Ted DiBiase Jr.
Actor | WWF SmackDown!
Ted DiBiase Jr. was born on November 8, 1982 in Clinton, Mississippi, USA as Theodore Marvin Dibiase Jr. He is an actor and producer, known for WWE SmackDown Live (1999), WWE Main Event (2012) and The Marine 2 (2009). He has been married to Kristen Tynes since October 30, 2008.
66. Stu Bennett
Actor | Vengeance
Stu Bennett is a globally-known actor, television host and professional wrestler who performed for WWE from 2007-2016. He decided to take a hiatus from the professional wrestling world in 2016 in order to focus on his acting career.
His growing acting résumé includes leading roles in the features 'I...
68. Jonathan Good
Actor | 12 Rounds 3: Lockdown
Much of Good's wrestling persona is based on his own real-life upbringing in Cincinnati's East End, where he spent much of his childhood in public housing. An avid wrestling fan who idolized Bret Hart as a child, he used wrestling as an escape from his rough upbringing by immersing himself in ...
70. Danielle Moinet
Actress | WWF SmackDown!
Actress Danielle Moinet is best known for being a WWE Diva under the ring name Summer Rae. She is the first WWE Diva to land a role in a WWE Studios film, The Marine 4: Moving Target, in which she did her own stunt work. She made her debut in the video game world as a downloadable character in WWE ...
71. Colby Lopez
Actor | WWF SmackDown!
Colby Daniel Lopez is an American professional wrestler and actor currently signed to WWE under the ring name Seth Rollins. Prior to signing with WWE, Lopez wrestled as Tyler Black for Ring of Honor (ROH), where he held the ROH World Championship once and the ROH World Tag Team Championship twice (...
72. Maryse Mizanin
Actress | WWF SmackDown!
When the heads of the World Wresting Entertainment (WWE) industry began a search for the sport's next "Diva" in 2006, they did not know what they had in store for them. Scouring the United States with camera crews in tow, the WWE set out with the Diva Search competition. Out of 20,000 girls they ...
Actress | WWF SmackDown!
Saraya-Jade Bevis (born 17 August 1992) is an English professional wrestler and actress. She is signed to WWE, where she performs under the ring name Paige. She is a two-time WWE Divas Champion and was the inaugural NXT Women's Champion in WWE's developmental branch, NXT. She is the only person to ...
77. Jon Huber
Actor | WWF SmackDown!
American professional wrestler who competed for a variety of wrestling promotions from 2003 to 2011 as Brodie Lee and as Luke Harper for WWE starting in 2011. Debuted for Roc City Wrestling and competed for NWA Upstate, Ballpark Brawl, Keystone Championship Wrestling, NWA Empire, Empire State ...
80. Anthony Carelli
Anthony Carelli was born on March 14, 1974 in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. He is an actor, known for WWE: OMG! - The Top 50 Incidents in WWE History (2011), WWE SmackDown vs. RAW 2011 (2010) and WWE SmackDown Live (1999). He has been married to Anna Babji since November 2015. They have one child.
81. Trinity Fatu
Actress | WWF SmackDown!
Trinity Fatu was born on November 30, 1987 in Sanford, Florida, USA as Trinity LaShawn McCray. She is an actress, known for WWE SmackDown Live (1999), WWE NXT (2010) and WWE Main Event (2012). She has been married to Jonathan Solofa Fatu since January 16, 2014.
82. Rey Mysterio
Actor | Ready to Rumble
Rey Mysterio was a professional wrestler for WCW who made his wrestling debut in Mexico. He dropped out of school to become a pro wrestler in Mexico. He is the nephew of wrestler Rey Misterio. He had a brief role (unmasked) as himself in Ready 2 Rumble. Came to WCW from ECW In 1996 after he debuted...
83. Torrie Wilson
Actress | WWF SmackDown!
Torrie Wilson and "The Franchise" Shane Douglas made one of the most dynamic duos in professional wrestling during the late 1990s and early 2000s. Torrie spent a great amount of time in WCW, when she was not fulfilling her potential until she became the valet for The Franchise Shane Douglas. Using ...
84. Jorge Gonzáles
Actor | WCW Saturday Night
He was one of the world's tallest men to ever live. He played professional basketball as a center in his country at Gimnasia La Plata (won 2nd level championship) and Sport Club. He also played for the National Team from 1985 to 1988. Drafted by NBA's Atlanta Hawks in 1988, he had to quit after a ...
85. Gorgeous George
Actor | Alias the Champ
Gorgeous George was born on March 24, 1915 in Seward, Nebraska, USA as George Raymond Wagner. He was an actor, known for Alias the Champ (1949), I've Got a Secret (1952) and To Tell the Truth (1956). He was married to Cherie Dupré, Betty Hanson and Eula Wagner. He died on December 26, 1963 in Los ...