George Steele

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George "The Animal" Steele
Ring name(s) George "The Animal" Steele[1][2]
The Student[1][2]
The Animal Machine[2]
Billed height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)[1][2]
Billed weight 288 lb (131 kg)[1]
Born April 16, 1936 (1936-04-16) (age 78)[1][2]
Detroit, Michigan
Resides Cocoa Beach, Florida
Billed from Detroit, Michigan
Trained by Bert Rubi[3]
Debut 1962
Retired 1989

William James Myers (born April 16, 1936), better known by his ring name George "The Animal" Steele,[1][2] is a former American professional wrestler and actor. Steele's career lasted from 1967 until 1989.

He also played Swedish wrestler/actor Tor Johnson in Ed Wood.[4]

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