Howard Finkel

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Howard Finkel
Born(1950-06-07)June 7, 1950[1]
Newark, New Jersey, U.S.
DiedApril 16, 2020(2020-04-16) (aged 69)
Madison, Connecticut, U.S.
Children1
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)Howard Finkel[2]
El Dopo[2]
The Fink[2]
Finkus Maximus[2]
Billed height5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)[1]
Debut1975[1]

Howard Finkel (June 7, 1950 – April 16, 2020) was an American professional wrestling ring announcer. He worked with WWE since 1977.[2] He began working for Vince McMahon Sr.'s World Wide Wrestling Federation (WWWF) in 1975 and was a ring announcer, beginning in 1977.[1] Finkel was seen as one of the best ring announcers of all time.[3]

Finkel died on April 16, 2020 in Madison, Connecticut from problems caused by a rare-form of brain disease at the age of 69.[3][4]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "Howard Finkel's imdb Profile". IMDB.com. April 7, 2009. Retrieved 2009-04-07.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 "Howard Finkel's Profile". Online World of Wrestling. April 7, 2009. Retrieved 2009-04-07.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Howard Finkel passes away". WWE. April 16, 2020. Retrieved April 16, 2020.
  4. HOW HOWARD FINKEL LIVED HIS FINAL DAYS