Gene Okerlund (1942–2019)


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Gene Okerlund was born on December 19, 1942 in Robbinsdale, Minnesota, USA as Eugene Arthur Okerlund. He was an actor, known for WrestleMania III (1987), WrestleMania X-Seven (2001) and WCW Bash at the Beach (1996). He was married to Jeanne Ellen Zulawnik. He died on January 2, 2019 in Sarasota, Florida, USA. See full bio »

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WrestleMania III 'Mean' Gene Okerlund
(1987)
WrestleMania X-Seven 'Mean' Gene Okerlund
(2001)
WCW Bash at the Beach 'Mean' Gene Okerlund
(1996)
Ready to Rumble Gene Okerlund
(2000)

Filmography

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 2016-2018 WWE: Story Time (TV Series)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund / Mean Gene Okerlund
- How Embarrassing (2018) ... Mean Gene Okerlund (voice)
- Expect the Unexpected (2016) ... 'Mean' Gene Okerlund
- Travelers' Tales Part II (2016) ... 'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 1993-2018 WWE Raw (TV Series)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund
- WWE Raw 25 Years (2018) ... 'Mean' Gene Okerlund
- Episode #23.25 (2015) ... 'Mean' Gene Okerlund
- Hulk Hogan Birthday Celebration Show (2014) ... 'Mean' Gene Okerlund
- Old School Raw 2014 (2014) ... 'Mean' Gene Okerlund
- Episode #20.51 (2012) ... 'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 2014 The JBL & Cole Show with Renee Young (TV Series)
Gene Okerlund
- Episode dated 14 November 2014 (2014) ... Gene Okerlund
 2014 WrestleMania XXX (TV Special)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 2013 WWE: The Top 25 Rivalries in Wrestling History (Video)
Gene Okerlund
 2012 WWE Smackdown! (TV Series)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund
- SuperSmackDown LIVE: Blast from the Past (2012) ... 'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 2011 WrestleMania XXVII (TV Special)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 2009 The WWE: The Best of Saturday Night's Main Event (Video)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 2008 The Life and Times of Mr. Perfect (Video)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 2007 The Most Powerful Families in Wrestling (Video)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 2007 WrestleMania 23 (TV Special)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 2006 Hulk Hogan: The Ultimate Anthology (Video)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 2005 In Your Face: The Lost Episodes of the XWF (TV Series)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund / 'Mean' Gene Okerlund
- Episode #1.3 (2005) ... 'Mean' Gene Okerlund
- Episode #1.2 (2005) ... 'Mean' Gene Okerlund
- Episode #1.1 (2005) ... 'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 2003 WWE Confidential (TV Series)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund
- Episode dated 8 March 2003 (2003) ... 'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 2001 WrestleMania X-Seven (TV Special)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 1998-2000 WCW Thunder (TV Series)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund / Mean Gene Okerlund - interviewer
- Episode dated 6 September 2000 (2000) ... 'Mean' Gene Okerlund
- Episode dated 9 August 2000 (2000) ... 'Mean' Gene Okerlund
- The Cat (2000) ... 'Mean' Gene Okerlund
- Episode dated 30 September 1999 (1999) ... Mean Gene Okerlund - interviewer
- Episode #1.32 (1998) ... 'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 2000 WCW Worldwide (TV Series)
Mean Gene Okerlund - interviewer
- Episode dated 17 June 2000 (2000) ... Mean Gene Okerlund - interviewer
 2000 Ready to Rumble
Gene Okerlund
 1999 WCW: Mayhem (Video Game)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund (voice)
 1995-1999 WCW Monday Nitro (TV Series)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund / 'Mean' Gene Okerlund- interviewer / Mean Gene Okerlund - interviewer / ...
- Episode #4.48 (1999) ... 'Mean' Gene Okerlund
- Episode #4.44 (1999) ... 'Mean' Gene Okerlund
- Episode #4.40 (1999) ... 'Mean' Gene Okerlund
- Episode #4.37 (1999) ... 'Mean' Gene Okerlund
- Episode #4.6 (1998) ... 'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 1999 Sled Storm (Video Game)
Kurt Baldwin / Announcer #2 (PS2 version, voice)
 1993-1998 WCW Saturday Night (TV Series)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund / Mean Gene Okerlund / Mean Gene Okerlund - interviewer / ...
- Episode dated 17 October 1998 (1998) ... Mean Gene Okerlund
- Episode dated 18 April 1998 (1998) ... Mean Gene Okerlund - interviewer
- Episode dated 10 January 1998 (1998) ... 'Mean' Gene Okerlund
- Episode dated 3 January 1998 (1998) ... 'Mean' Gene Okerlund
- Episode dated 27 December 1997 (1997) ... 'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 1996 WCW Bash at the Beach (TV Special)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 1995 Timemaster
Bob (as 'Mean' Gene Okerlund)
 1995 WCW Pro (TV Series)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund- interviewer / reporter
- Episode #2.1 (1995) ... 'Mean' Gene Okerlund- interviewer / reporter
 1993 Superstars (Video)
Mean Gene Okerlund
 1993 Superstars - The Music Video (Video)
Mean Gene Okerlund
 1993 WWF: WrestleFest '93 (Video)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 1993 Bret Hitman Hart - His Greatest Hits (Video)
Mean Gene Okerlund
 1993 WWF: U.K. Fan Favorites (Video)
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 1988-1993 WWF Challenge (TV Series)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund / Mean Gene Okerlund - interviewer / Mean Gene Okerlund- interviewer / ...
- Episode dated 18 July 1993 (1993) ... 'Mean' Gene Okerlund
- Episode dated 15 March 1992 (1992) ... 'Mean' Gene Okerlund
- Episode dated 8 March 1992 (1992) ... 'Mean' Gene Okerlund
- Episode dated 14 July 1991 (1991) ... 'Mean' Gene Okerlund
- Episode dated 10 February 1991 (1991) ... 'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 1993 Bashed in the USA (Video)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 1993 WWF: Smack 'Em Whack 'Em (Video)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 1993 WWF: UK Rampage 93 (Video)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 1985-1992 Saturday Night's Main Event (TV Series)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund / Mean Gene Okerlund- interviewer
- Episode #7.2 (1992) ... 'Mean' Gene Okerlund
- Episode #7.1 (1992) ... 'Mean' Gene Okerlund
- Episode #6.4 (1991) ... 'Mean' Gene Okerlund
- Episode #6.3 (1991) ... 'Mean' Gene Okerlund
- Episode #6.2 (1990) ... 'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 1985-1992 WWF Prime Time Wrestling (TV Series)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund / Mean Gene Okerlund - interviewer / Mean Gene Okerlund
- Episode dated 12 October 1992 (1992) ... Mean Gene Okerlund - interviewer
- Episode dated 28 September 1992 (1992) ... 'Mean' Gene Okerlund
- Episode dated 13 July 1992 (1992) ... 'Mean' Gene Okerlund
- Face to Face Special (1989) ... Mean Gene Okerlund
- Episode #3.11 (1987) ... 'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 1986-1992 WWF Superstars (TV Series)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund / Mean Gene Okerlund- interviewer / Mean Gene Okerlund - reporter
- Episode dated 8 August 1992 (1992) ... 'Mean' Gene Okerlund
- Episode #5.38 (1992) ... Mean Gene Okerlund- interviewer
- Episode dated 21 March 1992 (1992) ... 'Mean' Gene Okerlund
- Episode dated 8 February 1992 (1992) ... 'Mean' Gene Okerlund
- Episode #6.6 (1991) ... Mean Gene Okerlund - reporter
 1992 WWF: Wrestlefest '92 (Video)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 1992 Supertape 92 (Video)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 1991 Hulkamania 6 (Video)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 1991 Rampage 91 (Video)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 1991 WWF WrestleFest (Video Game)
Announcer (voice)
 1991 WWF Supertape Vol. 4 (Video)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 1990 WrestleMania VI (TV Special)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 1990 WWF Supertape Vol. 1 (Video)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 1989 Best of the WWF Volume 18 (Video)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 1989 High Flyers (Video)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 1989 Hulk Hogan Real American (Video)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 1989 More Saturday Night's Main Event (Video)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 1989 The Brains Behind the Brawn (Video)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 1989 WWF: Strong Men (Video)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 1989 No Holds Barred
Commentator #2
 1988 Macho Madness (Video)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 1988 Best of the WWF Volume 17 (Video)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 1988 Best of the WWF Volume 16 (Video)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 1988 WWF: Wrestlefest 88 (Video)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 1988 The Women of WWF (Video)
Mene Gene kerlund
 1988 Best of the WWF Volume 15 (Video)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 1988 Brutus the Barber Beefcake (Video)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 1988 Saturday Night's Main Event: The Greatest Hits (Video)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 1988 WrestleMania IV (TV Special)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 1987 Best of the WWF Volume 10 (Video)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 1987 Best of the WWF Volume 11 (Video)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 1987 Best of the WWF Volume 13 (Video)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 1987 George the Animal Steele (Video)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 1987 Hulkamania 2 (Video)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 1987 Jake the Snake Roberts (Video)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 1987 Piledriver: The Wrestling Album II, the Music Video (Video short)
Professor Peabody
 1987 The Hart Foundation (Video)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 1987 The Ken Patera Story (Video)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 1987 Wrestling's Most Embarrassing Moments (Video)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 1987 WrestleMania III (TV Special)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 1987 WWF on MSG Network (TV Series)
Gene Okerlund
- Episode dated 19 January 1987 (1987) ... Gene Okerlund
 1986 Best of the WWF Volume 5 (Video)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 1986 Best of the WWF Volume 6 (Video)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 1986 Best of the WWF Volume 7 (Video)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 1986 Best of the WWF Volume 8 (Video)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 1986 Tag Team Champions (Video)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 1986 The Life and Times of Captain Lou Albano (Video)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 1986 The WWF's Grand Slams (Video)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 1986 Villains of the Squared Circle (Video)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 1986 WWF Grudge Matches (Video)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 1985-1986 Hulk Hogan's Rock 'n' Wrestling (TV Series)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund
- Ballet Buffoons/Battle of the Bands (1986) ... 'Mean' Gene Okerlund
- The Duke of Piperton/Robin Hulk & His Merry Wrestlers (1985) ... 'Mean' Gene Okerlund
- Clean Gene/Andre's Giant Problem (1985) ... 'Mean' Gene Okerlund
- The Junkyard 500/Junkenstein (1985) ... 'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 1986 The Macho Man Randy Savage & Elizabeth (Video)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 1986 Wrestling's Living Legend Bruno Sammartino (Video)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 1986 Ricky the Dragon Steamboat (Video)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 1986 WWF All American Wrestling (TV Series)
Mean Gene Okerlund
- Episode dated 9 March 1986 (1986) ... Mean Gene Okerlund
 1985 Best of the WWF Volume 1 (Video)
'Mean' Gene Okerland
 1985 Best of the WWF Volume 2 (Video)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 1985 Best of the WWF Volume 3 (Video)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 1985 Best of the WWF Volume 4 (Video)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 1985 Biggest, Smallest, Strangest, Strongest! (Video)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 1985 Roddy Piper's Greatest Hits (Video)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 1985 The Hulkster Hulk Hogan (Video short)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 1985 The Wrestlers: Land of a Thousand Dances (Music Video)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 1985 The WWF's Amazing Managers (Video)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 1985 Wrestling's Bloopers, Bleeps and Bodyslams! (Video)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 1985 Wrestling's Country Boys (Video)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 1985 The A-Team (TV Series)
Mean Gene
- Body Slam (1985) ... Mean Gene
 1984-1985 WWF All-Star Wrestling (TV Series)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund
- Episode dated 13 April 1985 (1985) ... 'Mean' Gene Okerlund
- Episode dated 6 April 1985 (1985) ... 'Mean' Gene Okerlund
- Episode dated 9 June 1984 (1984) ... 'Mean' Gene Okerlund
- Episode dated 25 February 1984 (1984) ... 'Mean' Gene Okerlund
- Episode dated 7 January 1984 (1984) ... 'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 1984-1985 WWF Championship Wrestling (TV Series)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund
- Episode dated 16 March 1985 (1985) ... 'Mean' Gene Okerlund
- Episode dated 12 January 1985 (1985) ... 'Mean' Gene Okerlund
- Episode dated 29 September 1984 (1984) ... 'Mean' Gene Okerlund
- Episode dated 14 July 1984 (1984) ... 'Mean' Gene Okerlund
- Episode dated 30 June 1984 (1984) ... 'Mean' Gene Okerlund
 1984 Wrestling at the Chase (TV Series)
'Mean' Gene Okerlund
- Episode dated 28 January 1984 (1984) ... 'Mean' Gene Okerlund
- Episode dated 21 January 1984 (1984) ... 'Mean' Gene Okerlund
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Other Works:

TV commercials for Toyota (1985-1986)

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Alternate Names:

'Mean' Gene Okerlund | Mean Gene Okerlund

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)

Spouse:

Jeanne Ellen Zulawnik  (his death)  (2 children)
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Trivia:

Often called "Scheme Gene" for his various promotions during and after his WWF/WCW crossover. See more »

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Nickname:

Mean Gene

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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