George 'The Animal' Steele

George 'The Animal' Steele
1937 - 2017

George 'The Animal' Steele  American Actor


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American Actor George 'The Animal' Steele was born William James Myers on 16th April, 1937 in Detroit, MI, USA and passed away on 16th Feb 2017 Cocoa Beach, FL, USA aged 79. He is most remembered for Ed Wood. His zodiac sign is Aries.

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First Name George
Last Name Steele
Full Name at Birth William James Myers
Alternative Name George Steele, The Detroit Dandy
Age 79 (age at death) years
Birthday 16th April, 1937
Birthplace Detroit, MI, USA
Died 16th February, 2017
Place of Death Cocoa Beach, FL, USA
Cause of Death Kidney Failire
Height 6' 2" (188 cm)
Weight 288lbs (131 kg)
Build Large
Hair Color Bald
Zodiac Sign Aries
Sexuality Straight
Religion Baptist
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
University Michigan State University for BA, Central Michigan University for MA
Occupation Text Wrestler, Actor, Author
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Ed Wood
Brand Endorsement TV Commercial for LJN WWF Stretch-Wrestlers (1987), Minolta commercial with actor Tony Randal
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William James "Jim" Myers (April 16, 1937 – February 16, 2017), better known by his ring name George "The Animal" Steele, was an American professional wrestler, school teacher, author and actor. His career lasted from 1967 until 1988, though he made occasional wrestling appearances into the 1990s and 2000s.

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The Price of Fame2017HimselfMovie
Boston Girls2010HaroldMovie
Small Town Conspiracy2003Tortuga JackMovie
WWE Sunday Night Heat1998Himself (3 episodes, 1999)TV Show
Ed Wood1994Tor JohnsonMovie
Mr. Nanny1993HimselfMovie
WWE Raw1993George 'The Animal' Steele 4 episodes, 1997-2010TV Show
Ruthless People1986Wrestler on TVMovie
WWF Superstars1986George 'The Animal' Steele (7 episodes, 1986-1988)TV Show
WWF Challenge1986Himself (5 episodes, 1986-1987)TV Show
Saturday Night's Main Event1985Himself (6 episodes, 1985-1987)TV Show
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