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Gorgeous George (I) (1915–1963)

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 Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Alias the Champ
Alias the Champ Gorgeous George
I've Got a Secret
I've Got a Secret Himself - Contestant
To Tell the Truth
To Tell the Truth Himself - Contestant
TV Club
TV Club Himself


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 1949 Alias the Champ
Gorgeous George
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 1961 To Tell the Truth (TV Series)
Himself - Contestant
- Episode dated 9 October 1961 (1961) ... Himself - Contestant (as Richard Smith)
 1959 I've Got a Secret (TV Series)
Himself - Contestant
- Episode dated 5 August 1959 (1959) ... Himself - Contestant
 1950 TV Club (TV Series documentary)
- Episode #1.5 (1950) ... Himself
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 2010 WWE Hall of Fame 2010 (TV Special)
Gorgeous George
 2010 WWE Raw (TV Series)
- Raw's WrestleMania Rewind (2010) ... Himself
 2009 The Glory Days of Wrestling (Video)
 2008 Muhammad Ali: Made in Miami (TV Movie)
 2006 The Spectacular Legacy of the AWA (Video documentary)
 2005 Best of ITV Wrestling (Video)
 2000 Kings of the Ring: Four Legends of Heavyweight Boxing (TV Movie documentary)
 1999 The Unreal Story of Professional Wrestling (TV Movie documentary)

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1 Print Biography | 2 Portrayals | See more »

Alternate Names:

Richard Smith


5' 9" (1.75 m)

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Personal Quote:

[in the ring as "Gorgeous George" being checked by the referee] Take your filthy hands off me!


In the early days of television, professional wrestling was one of the biggest successes on the new medium. Wagner's character, "Gorgeous George," is generally regarded as one of the first "superstars" of that new medium. See more »


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