George 'The Animal' Steele (1937–2017)


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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 actor, known for Blowfish (1997) and Used Cars (1997... See full bio »

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Ed Wood Tor Johnson
(1994)
WWF Championship Wrestling George 'The Animal' Steele
(1984-1986)
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Saturday Night's Main Event George 'The Animal' Steele
(1985-1987)

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 2010 Boston Girls
Harold
 1997-2010 WWE Raw (TV Series)
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- WWE Old School (2010) ... George 'The Animal' Steele
- Royal Rumble '99 Fallout (1999) ... George 'The Animal' Steele
- Episode #6.52 (1998) ... George 'The Animal' Steele
- Jim Cornette Comments (1997) ... George 'The Animal' Steele
 2008 South of Heaven
The Man
 2004 WWE: The History of WrestleMania I-IX (Video)
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 2003 Small Town Conspiracy
Tortuga Jack
 2000 WCW Monday Nitro (TV Series)
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- Episode #5.17 (2000) ... George Steele
 1999 WWE Sunday Night Heat (TV Series)
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- Episode #2.8 (1999) ... George 'The Animal' Steele
- Episode #2.6 (1999) ... George 'The Animal' Steele
- Episode #2.1 (1999) ... George 'The Animal' Steele
 1997 Used Cars (Short)
Sgt. George Steele
 1997 Blowfish
Henry
 1996 Squeegee (Short)
Boss
 1994 WrestleMania - The Greatest Matches (Video)
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 1994 Ed Wood
Tor Johnson
 1991 Rampage 91 (Video)
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 1988 Best of the WWF Volume 17 (Video)
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 1986-1988 WWF Superstars (TV Series)
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- Episode dated 6 August 1988 (1988) ... George 'The Animal' Steele
- Episode dated 8 August 1987 (1987) ... George 'The Animal' Steele
- Episode dated 3 January 1987 (1987) ... George 'The Animal' Steele
- Episode #1.3 (1986) ... George 'The Animal' Steele
- Episode #1.2 (1986) ... George 'The Animal' Steele
 1988 Best of the WWF Volume 15 (Video)
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 1988 Saturday Night's Main Event: The Greatest Hits (Video)
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 1987 Best of the WWF Volume 11 (Video)
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 1987 Best of the WWF Volume 12 (Video)
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 1987 George the Animal Steele (Video)
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 1987 Hulkamania 2 (Video)
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 1987 Wrestling's Most Embarrassing Moments (Video)
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 1985-1987 Saturday Night's Main Event (TV Series)
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- Episode #3.2 (1987) ... George 'The Animal' Steele
- Episode #2.5 (1987) ... George 'The Animal' Steele
- Episode #2.4 (1987) ... George 'The Animal' Steele
- Episode #2.3 (1987) ... George 'The Animal' Steele
- Episode #1.4 (1986) ... George 'The Animal' Steele
 1986-1987 WWF Challenge (TV Series)
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- Episode dated 7 June 1987 (1987) ... George 'The Animal' Steele
- Episode dated 31 May 1987 (1987) ... George 'The Animal' Steele
- Episode dated 26 April 1987 (1987) ... George 'The Animal' Steele
- Episode dated 1 February 1987 (1987) ... George 'The Animal' Steele
- Episode dated 14 September 1986 (1986) ... George 'The Animal' Steele
 1986 The Macho Man Randy Savage & Elizabeth (Video)
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 1986 The WWF's Grand Slams (Video)
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 1986 Villains of the Squared Circle (Video)
George 'The Animal' Steele
 1986 Wrestling's Living Legend Bruno Sammartino (Video)
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 1986 WWF's Explosive TNT Show (Video)
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 1986 WWF's Inside the Steel Cage (Video)
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 1986 WWF Prime-Time Wrestling (TV Series)
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- Episode #2.39 (1986) ... George 'The Animal' Steele
 1984-1986 WWF Championship Wrestling (TV Series)
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- Episode dated 30 August 1986 (1986) ... George 'The Animal' Steele
- Episode dated 9 August 1986 (1986) ... George 'The Animal' Steele
- Episode dated 5 July 1986 (1986) ... George 'The Animal' Steele
- Episode dated 14 June 1986 (1986) ... George 'The Animal' Steele
- Episode dated 10 May 1986 (1986) ... George 'The Animal' Steele
 1986 Ruthless People
Wrestler on TV (uncredited)
 1985 Best of the WWF Volume 1 (Video)
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 1985 Best of the WWF Volume 3 (Video)
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 1985 Biggest, Smallest, Strangest, Strongest! (Video)
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 1985 The Wrestlers: Land of a Thousand Dances (Video short)
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 1985 Wrestling's Bloopers, Bleeps and Bodyslams! (Video)
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 1985 WWF All-Star Wrestling (TV Series)
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- Episode dated 22 June 1985 (1985) ... George 'The Animal' Steele
- Episode dated 1 June 1985 (1985) ... George 'The Animal' Steele
 1984 WWF World Championship Wrestling (TV Series)
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- Episode dated 14 July 1984 (1984) ... George 'The Animal' Steele
 1977 Spectrum Wrestling (TV Series)
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- Episode dated 17 September 1977 (1977) ... George 'The Animal' Steele
 1973 World Wrestling Federation (TV Series)
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- Episode dated 27 August 1973 (1973) ... George 'The Animal' Steele
- Episode dated 23 July 1973 (1973) ... George 'The Animal' Steele
- Episode dated 30 June 1973 (1973) ... George 'The Animal' Steele
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Personal Details

Other Works:

TV Commercial for LJN WWF Stretch-Wrestlers (1987)

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 1 Article | See more »

Official Sites:

Facebook | Official Site

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

[To a high school student of his who once said he looked like George "The Animal" Steele] You think I'm that ugly?

Trivia:

During his professional wrestling days, his colleagues regarded him as one of the strongest men in the ring. See more »

Trademark:

During his wrestling matches, ripping apart turnbuckles and throwing the stuffing at his opponents. See more »

Nickname:

The Detroit Dandy See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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