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Khosrow Vaziri


Iranian professional wrestler best known for his work in the 1980s for WWE (then the WWF) as the Iron Sheik. Trained under Verne Gagne and Billy Robinson and debuted under his own name in 1973 for the American Wrestling Association. Changed to Ali Vaziri while working for NWA Big Time Wrestling (the precursor to World Class Championship Wrestling)... See full bio »

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Known For

WWF Championship Wrestling
WWF Championship Wrestling The Iron Sheik / Hussein Arab
(1979-1986)
World Championship Wrestling
(1983-1984)
WWF All-Star Wrestling
WWF All-Star Wrestling The Iron Sheik
(1984-1986)

Filmography

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 2017 Killing Hasselhoff
Khosrow Vaziri (uncredited)
 2014 WWE Legends' House (TV Series)
The Iron Sheik
- Back in Piper's Pit (2014) ... The Iron Sheik
 2014 Robot Chicken (TV Series)
Iron Sheik / Muslim Scientist
- El Skeletorito (2014) ... Iron Sheik / Muslim Scientist (voice, as Iron Sheik)
 2013 Operation Belvis Bash
Abdul Hassan Omar Kassan Margud (as The Iron Sheik)
 1996-2010 WWE Raw (TV Series)
The Iron Sheik
- WWE Old School (2010) ... The Iron Sheik
- Episode #17.46 (2009) ... The Iron Sheik
- Episode #16.10 (2008) ... The Iron Sheik
- Episode #15.32 (2007) ... The Iron Sheik
- Episode #15.24 (2007) ... The Iron Sheik
 2009 WWE Smackdown! (TV Series)
Iron The Iron Sheik
- Decade of SmackDown (2009) ... Iron The Iron Sheik
 2008 Kenny vs. Spenny (TV Series)
The Iron Sheik
- Who's the Best Pro Wrestler? (2008) ... The Iron Sheik
 2008 PWD Primetime (TV Series)
The Iron Shiek
 2006 Hulk Hogan: The Ultimate Anthology (Video)
The Iron Sheik
 2005 The Tale of 3 Mohammads (as The Iron Sheik)
 2000 Juggalo Championshxt Wrestling Volume 1 (Video)
The Iron Sheik
 1999 WWE Sunday Night Heat (TV Series)
The Iron Sheik
- Episode #2.7 (1999) ... The Iron Sheik
 1979-1997 World Wrestling Federation (TV Series)
The Iron Sheik / Hussein Arab / Colonel Mustafa
- Episode dated 16 March 1997 (1997) ... The Iron Sheik
- Episode dated 23 March 1992 (1992) ... Colonel Mustafa
- Episode dated 20 October 1986 (1986) ... The Iron Sheik
- Episode dated 28 December 1984 (1984) ... The Iron Sheik
- Episode dated 23 July 1984 (1984) ... The Iron Sheik
 1986-1997 WWF Superstars (TV Series)
The Iron Sheik / Col. Mustafa / Col. Mustafa- The Triangle of Terror
- WWF Superstars 534 (1997) ... The Iron Sheik
- Episode #4.48 (1991) ... Col. Mustafa- The Triangle of Terror
- Episode dated 20 April 1991 (1991) ... Col. Mustafa
- Episode dated 30 March 1991 (1991) ... Col. Mustafa
- Episode dated 30 July 1988 (1988) ... The Iron Sheik
 1993 Best of Ultimate Warrior (Video)
Col. Mustafa
 1993 Bashed in the USA (Video)
Colonel Mustafa
 1992 Best of Hulkamania (Video)
The Iron Sheik
 1992 WWF Champion Hulk Hogan's Greatest Matches (Video)
Colonel Mustafa
 1992 WWF Deutschland Tour '92 (Video)
Col. Mustafa
 1992 World Tour 1992 (Video)
Col. Mustafa
 1992 WWF: European Rampage 92 (Video)
Colonel Mustafa
 1985-1992 WWF Prime-Time Wrestling (TV Series)
Colonel Mustafa / The Iron Sheik
- Episode #8.2 (1992) ... Colonel Mustafa
- Episode dated 8 July 1991 (1991) ... Colonel Mustafa
- Episode dated 25 March 1991 (1991) ... Colonel Mustafa
- Episode #2.39 (1986) ... The Iron Sheik
- Episode dated 6 October 1986 (1986) ... The Iron Sheik
 1986-1991 WWF Challenge (TV Series)
The Iron Sheik / Colonel Mustafa
- Episode dated 14 July 1991 (1991) ... Colonel Mustafa
- Episode dated 5 May 1991 (1991) ... Colonel Mustafa
- Episode dated 31 May 1987 (1987) ... The Iron Sheik
- Episode dated 28 September 1986 (1986) ... The Iron Sheik
- Episode dated 14 September 1986 (1986) ... The Iron Sheik
 1985-1991 Saturday Night's Main Event (TV Series)
The Iron Sheik / Colonel Mustafa
- Episode #6.4 (1991) ... Colonel Mustafa
- Episode #2.5 (1987) ... The Iron Sheik
- Episode #2.4 (1987) ... The Iron Sheik
- Episode #2.1 (1986) ... The Iron Sheik
- Episode #1.6 (1986) ... The Iron Sheik
 1989 Clash of the Champions VI: Ragin' Cajun (TV Movie)
The Iron Sheik
 1989 WCW World Championship Wrestling (TV Series)
The Iron Sheik
- Episode dated 18 March 1989 (1989) ... The Iron Sheik
 1988 WCW Main Event (TV Series)
The Iron Sheik
 1987 The History of the WWF Heavyweight Championship (Video)
The Iron Sheik
 1987 The WWF's Even More Unusual Matches (Video)
The Iron Sheik
 1986 Best of the WWF Volume 7 (Video)
The Iron Sheik
 1986 Best of the WWF Volume 9 (Video)
The Iron Sheik
 1986 Tag Team Champions (Video)
The Iron Sheik
 1986 The British Bulldogs (Video)
The Iron Sheik
 1986 The WWF's Grand Slams (Video)
The Iron Sheik
 1986 Villains of the Squared Circle (Video)
The Iron Sheik
 1984-1986 WWF All-Star Wrestling (TV Series)
The Iron Sheik
- Episode dated 30 August 1986 (1986) ... The Iron Sheik
- Episode dated 22 June 1985 (1985) ... The Iron Sheik
- Episode dated 15 June 1985 (1985) ... The Iron Sheik
- Episode dated 1 June 1985 (1985) ... The Iron Sheik
- Episode dated 18 May 1985 (1985) ... The Iron Sheik
 1979-1986 WWF Championship Wrestling (TV Series)
The Iron Sheik / Hussein Arab
- Episode dated 23 August 1986 (1986) ... The Iron Sheik
- Episode dated 16 August 1986 (1986) ... The Iron Sheik
- Episode dated 9 August 1986 (1986) ... The Iron Sheik
- Episode dated 19 July 1986 (1986) ... The Iron Sheik
- Episode dated 28 June 1986 (1986) ... The Iron Sheik
 1985 Biggest, Smallest, Strangest, Strongest! (Video)
The Iron Sheik
 1985 Cyndi Lauper: The Goonies 'R' Good Enough (TV Short)
The Iron Sheik (uncredited)
 1985 Highlights of Wrestlemania (Video short)
The Iron Sheik
 1985 Hulkamania (Video)
The Iron Sheik
 1985 The Hulkster Hulk Hogan (Video short)
The Iron Sheik
 1985 The Wrestlers: Land of a Thousand Dances (Video short)
The Iron Sheik
 1985 The WWF's Amazing Managers (Video)
The Iron Sheik
 1985 The WWF's Most Unusual Matches (Video)
The Iron Sheik
 1985 Wrestling's Bloopers, Bleeps and Bodyslams! (Video)
The Iron Sheik
 1985 The War to Settle the Score (TV Movie)
The Iron Sheik
 1984 Spectrum Wrestling (TV Series)
The Iron Sheik
- Episode dated 4 August 1984 (1984) ... The Iron Sheik
- Episode dated 31 March 1984 (1984) ... The Iron Sheik
- Episode dated 18 February 1984 (1984) ... The Iron Sheik
- Episode dated 21 January 1984 (1984) ... The Iron Sheik
 1983-1984 World Championship Wrestling (TV Series)
The Iron Sheik
- Episode dated 14 July 1984 (1984) ... The Iron Sheik
- Episode dated 11 June 1983 (1983) ... The Iron Sheik
 1983 WWF All American Wrestling (TV Series)
The Iron Sheik
 1975 WCW Worldwide Wrestling (TV Series)
The Iron Sheik (1980-1982)
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Show Show Self (38 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (27 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Mid 1980s TV commercial for Toyota LandCruiser See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Portrayal | 2 Articles | See more »

Official Sites:

MySpace

Alternate Names:

Hussein Arab | The Great Hussein | The Iron Sheik | The Iron Shiek | Colonel Mustafa | Iron Sheik

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Wrestling is 90% shoot, 10% entertainment. See more »

Trivia:

Professional wrestler. See more »

Trademark:

Pointy boots See more »

Nickname:

Koz See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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