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Wagner, George Raymond (Gorgeous George)

Born: 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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