Wagner, George Raymond

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Born: Mar 24, 1915? AD
Died: 1963 AD.

Nationality: Unknown
Categories: Athlete


1915 - Born on 24th of March in Nebraska, USA.

 

1930 - He was married to Betty Hanson.

 

1940 - He began his career in professional wrestling as Gorgeous George. His famed "Human Orchid"

persona was created in part by growing his hair long, dyeing it blonde, and putting gold-plated

bobby pins in it.

 

1949 - He appeared in one motion picture, "Pardon My Toehold", aka Alias the champ.

 

1950 - He won the American Wrestling Association in Boston world title by defeating Don Eagle.

 

1951 - After divorcing Betty he married Cherie Dupré.

 

1963 - He died 26th of December at the age of 48.

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