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Dusty Rhodes (I) (1945–2015)

"The American Dream" has been one of the most popular and colorful professional wrestlers in history. Rhodes began wrestling in the 1960s and gained a reputation as a fast-talking, hard-rocking wrestler. He teamed early in his career with fellow Texan, the late Dick Murdoch, and, for more than 20 years, they wreaked havoc in on- and off-again tag ... See full bio »

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(age 69) in Orlando, Florida, USA
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WWE Raw
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(1997-2017)
Pro Wrestling USA
Pro Wrestling USA Dusty Rhodes
(1984)
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(1981)
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(2004)

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  WWE Raw (TV Series) (1 episode, 2005) (writer - 41 episodes, 2006 - 2017) (creator - 1 episode, 2007)
- Episode #17.46 (2009) ... (writer)
- Episode #17.40 (2009) ... (writer)
- Episode #17.18 (2009) ... (writer)
- Episode #17.14 (2009) ... (writer)
 2008-2010 WWE Smackdown! (TV Series) (writer - 32 episodes)
- Episode #11.38 (2010) ... (writer)
- Episode #11.20 (2010) ... (writer)
- Episode #11.16 (2010) ... (writer)
- Episode #11.15 (2010) ... (writer)
- Episode #11.14 (2010) ... (writer)
 2009-2010 WWE Superstars (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.52 (2010) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.24 (2009) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.10 (2009) ... (writer)
 2008-2009 E.C.W. (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- Episode dated 10 March 2009 (2009) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 17 June 2008 (2008) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 3 June 2008 (2008) ... (writer)
- ECW 100th episode (2008) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 22 April 2008 (2008) ... (writer)
 2008 WWE Saturday Night's Main Event (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 2 August 2008 (2008) ... (writer)
 2008 WWE Backlash (TV Special)
 2007 WWE Great American Bash (TV Special)
 2007 WWE Vengeance (TV Special)
 2007 WWE Draft Special (TV Special)
 2007 WWE No Way Out (TV Special)
 2007 Royal Rumble (TV Special)
 2007 WWE New Year's Revolution (TV Special)
 2006 WWE Armageddon (TV Special)
 2006 Survivor Series (TV Special)
 2006 WWE Cyber Sunday (TV Special)
 2006 Summerslam (TV Special)
 2006 WWE Backlash (TV Special)
 2006 WrestleMania 22 (TV Special)
 2006 WWE No Way Out (TV Special)
 2006 WWE Royal Rumble (TV Special)
 2006 WWE New Year's Revolution (TV Special)
 2005 WWE Armageddon (TV Special)
 2005 The Smackdown! Special (TV Movie)
 2005 Survivor Series (TV Special)
 2005 WWE Taboo Tuesday (TV Special)
 2005 WWE No Mercy (TV Special)
 1994 WCW Slamboree 1994 (TV Special) (written by)
 1983 Starrcade (TV Special)
 1975 WCW Worldwide Wrestling (TV Series)
Show Show Actor (40 credits)
Show Show Producer (9 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (8 credits)
Show Show Self (98 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (46 credits)

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Other Works:

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Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 2 Articles | See more »

Official Sites:

Official Site

Alternate Names:

Virgil Runnels

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

I've wined and dined with kings and queens and I've slept in alleys and dined on pork and beans.

Trivia:

Professional wrestler. See more »

Trademark:

Always wears cowboy boots when wrestling See more »

Nickname:

The American Dream See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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