Silver King (wrestler)

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Silver King in 2015

César Cuauhtémoc González Barrón (9 January 1968 – 11 May 2019), better known by his ring name Silver King, was a Mexican professional wrestler and actor. He was a luchador enmascarado (masked wrestler). He worked for Universal Wrestling Association (UWA), Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (CMLL), Lucha Libre AAA World Wide (AAA), World Championship Wrestling (WCW), All Japan Pro Wrestling (AJPW), New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW) and other smaller federations all over the world. He played the villain, Ramses, in the movie Nacho Libre (2006), starring Jack Black. He was born in Torreón, Coahuila.

On 11 May 2019, González was part of a wrestling match against Juventud Guerrera in Camden Town, London, England. During the bout, he had heart attack and died. He was 51.[1]

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  1. "Wrestler Silver King dies during Camden Roundhouse bout". BBC News. 12 May 2019. Retrieved 12 May 2019.