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Bill Goldberg

Biography

WWE professional wrestler who was simply initial an NFL soccer player; previous WCW Globe Heavyweight Champ and Globe Heavyweight Champ. He played university football on the School of Georgia and spent many periods in the NFL. He became famously referred to as the Jewish Wrestler. He was created to Jed and Ethel Goldberg, and elevated with a sibling called Mike. He came out in the 2003 film “The Longest Lawn” starring Adam Sandler.

Quick Facts


Full Name Bill Goldberg
Date Of Birth December 27, 1966
Place Of Birth Tulsa, OK
Height 1.93 m
Weight 121 kg
Profession Wrestler
Education University of Georgia
Nationality American
Spouse Wanda Ferraton
Children Gage A.J. Goldberg
Parents Jed Goldberg, Ethel Goldberg
Siblings Mike Goldberg, Barbara Goldberg, Steve Goldberg
Awards World Heavyweight Championship, WCW World Tag Team Championship, WWE United States Championship
Movies The Jesse Ventura Story, Universal Soldier: The Return, Looney Tunes: Back in Action, The Longest Yard, Santa's Slay, Half Past Dead 2, The Flintstones & WWE: Stone Age SmackDown!, Nine Legends, Check Point, Holly, Jingles and Clyde 3D
TV Shows Bullrun, Automaniac, WCW WorldWide, WCW Monday Nitro, WCW Saturday Night, WCW Main Event, Clash of the Champions, The Apprentice, Garage Mahal
Star Sign Capricorn

  • Facts
  • Filmography
  • Awards
  • Salaries
  • Quotes
  • Trademarks
  • Pictures

#Fact
1Left WWE after Wrestlemania XX due to the way the creative team was promoting his character. [March 2004]
2(August 25) After completing in the hellacious "Elimination Chamber" match at WWE SummerSlam, Goldberg challenges the World Heavyweight Champion Triple H to a title match at the next RAW Pay-Per-View, WWE Unforgiven. Triple H accepts but adds the stipulation of Goldberg putting his career on the line for this opportunity. [August 2003]
3Published author.
4Inducted into the National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame in 2010.
5First, known pro wrestling match done on St. John the Baptist Day of 1997 (June 24th).
6To put further emphasis on his WWE match entrances, would deploy loud pyro effects that would shower hot sparks on himself.
7Had a backstage fight with Chris Jericho in 2003. Sources say that Jericho had him in a submission move, and Goldberg was powerless to do anything.
8Is a vegetarian.
9Once owned the largest mixed martial arts facility in the United States, in Atlanta. The facility was shut down for a variety of reasons, including being on the road too much with WCW.
10Whenever possible, Goldberg attends Pride FC events.
11Appeared several times at to Japanese Wrestling events to due to his friendship with legendary wrestlers Nobuhiko Takada and Naoya Ogawa.
12Former United States Champion.
13Former WCW Tag Team Champion with Bret Hart .
14Is of Greek descent
15Has three cats named Moe, Larry and Curly
16He loves motorcycles.
17Ended Bret Hart's wrestling career when he botched a kick to Bret's head, giving Bret a concussion.
18The WWF (now WWE) developed the "Gillberg" character, played by Duane Gill as a parody of Goldberg.
19Won the World Heavyweight Title from Triple H at Unforgiven 2003 in September.
20While filming Looney Tunes: Back in Action (2003), he intimidated Brendan Fraser so much that Fraser was terrified by having to hit him. Goldberg constantly told Fraser to go ahead and do it, telling him, "It's what I do for a living.".
21Graduated from Thomas A. Edison High School in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
22His first WWE match was against The Rock Dwayne Johnson at the 2003 Backlash Pay-Per-View. It was The Rock's last match before leaving to film The Rundown (2003).
23His older brother Mike went to college with Nature Boy Ric Flair and former WWE/AWA wrestler Ken Patera .
24Was handed his first loss by Kevin Nash.
25Went 176-0 after his WCW debut. Many believe that WCW actually lost count of the exact number of wins he had at one point, and just decided to use an arbitrary number.
26Lost the tag-team match together with Sarge Dewayne Bruce against Totally Buffed, Lex Luger and Buff Bagwell, thereby ending his new winning streak and was subsequently fired from WCW.
27Is recovering from surgery to the shoulder as a part of an old football injury.
28Has a degree in psychology from the University of Georgia.
29Once worked as a bouncer.
30Was World Championship Wrestling World Heavyweight Champion from July 6th, 1998 until December 27th, 1998 when he was defeated by Kevin Nash, ending his undefeated streak.
31Became World Championship Wrestling United States Champion on April 21st, 1998 by defeating Raven. His reign lasted until July 26th, 1998 when he gave it up after winning the World Heavyweight title from Hulk Hogan.
32Trained in the World Championship Wrestling Power Plant wrestling school and entered the ring professionally on September 22nd, 1997.
33Played college football with the Georgia Bulldogs. Played pro football with the Atlanta Falcons and the Los Angeles Rams, and then signed with the Carolina Panthers. Football career was ended by an abdominal injury when he tore all his abdominal muscles from his pelvis, and had them surgically reattatched.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
WCW/NWO SuperBrawl VIII1998TV MovieGoldberg
WCW World Championship Wrestling1997-1998TV SeriesGoldberg
WCW Starrcade 19971997TV MovieGoldberg
Holly, Jingles and Clyde 3D2017announcedGus
Check Point2016completedTJ
American Satan2016post-productionHawk
Minkow2015post-productionSax
SoulmatesfilmingRobby Burly
Enter the Fist and the Golden Fleece2016Supervisor
WWE 2k142013Video GameGoldberg (voice)
Staged2012TV SeriesDaddy
Kill Speed2010Big Bad John
Cubed2010TV SeriesGoldberg
Hulk Hogan's Celebrity Championship Wrestling2008TV Series
Guys Choice2007TV MovieGoldberg
Half Past Dead 22007VideoWilliam Burke
Bullrun2007TV SeriesHost (2007)
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit2007TV SeriesCupid
Santa's Slay2005Santa
Desperate Housewives2005TV SeriesInmate #2
The Longest Yard2005Battle
Looney Tunes: Back in Action2003Mr. Smith
Kim Possible2002TV SeriesPain King
Arli$$2002TV Series
Family Guy2002TV SeriesAngry Bus Passenger
Yes, Dear2002TV SeriesBig Guy
WCW Sin2001TV MovieGoldberg
WCW Monday Nitro1997-2000TV SeriesGoldberg
WCW Mayhem2000TV MovieGoldberg
WCW Halloween Havoc2000TV MovieGoldberg
WCW Thunder1998-2000TV SeriesGoldberg
Fall Brawl2000TV MovieGoldberg
World Championship Wrestling: New Blood Rising2000TV MovieGoldberg
WCW Bash at the Beach2000TV MovieGoldberg
WCW The Great American Bash2000TV MovieGoldberg
Ready to Rumble2000Goldberg
WCW Starrcade1999TV MovieGoldberg
WCW Mayhem1999TV MovieGoldberg
WCW Halloween Havoc1999TV MovieGoldberg
WCW Fall Brawl1999TV MovieGoldberg
WCW Road Wild1999TV MovieGoldberg
Universal Soldier: The Return1999Romeo
The Jesse Ventura Story1999TV MovieLuger
WCW Slamboree1999TV MovieGoldberg
WCW Spring Stampede1999TV MovieGoldberg
WCW SuperBrawl IX1999TV MovieGoldberg
WCW Souled Out1999TV MovieGoldberg
WCW Mayhem: The Hottest Hits of WCW Monday Nitro!1999VideoGoldberg
WCW Superstar Series: Goldberg - Who's Next?1999VideoGoldberg
WCW/NWO Starrcade1998TV MovieGoldberg
WCW/NWO World War 31998TV MovieGoldberg
WCW/NWO Halloween Havoc1998TV MovieGoldberg
Love Boat: The Next Wave1998TV SeriesLou 'The Pariah' Maguire
WCW/NWO Road Wild1998TV MovieGoldberg
WCW/NWO Bash at the Beach1998TV MovieGoldberg
WCW/NWO The Great American Bash1998TV MovieGoldberg
WCW/NWO Slamboree1998TV MovieGoldberg

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Check Point2016producer completed

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Good Ol' Boys Take on the World2016TV Series grateful acknowledgment - 2015

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
WWE Survivor Series2016VideoHimself
WWE Raw2003-2016TV SeriesGoldberg
Nine Legends2016DocumentaryHimself
CT Fletcher: My Magnificent Obsession2015DocumentaryHimself
Wrestling Isn't Wrestling2015Video documentary shortHimself
The Monday Night War: WWE vs. WCW2014TV Series documentaryHimself
Garage Mahal2010-2011TV SeriesHimself - Host
Shark Fights2011TV SeriesHimself - Host
The Apprentice2010TV SeriesHimself - Contestant
Sons of the Fallen2010DocumentaryHimself
Bullrun III2010TV SeriesHimself - Host
Ultimate Street Car Invitational2010TV MovieHimself - Host
WWE: The Rise and Fall of WCW2009VideoHimself
Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?2009TV SeriesHimself
Bullrun II2009TV Series documentaryHost
Elite XC2007-2008TV SeriesHimself - Interviewer
Dynamite!! USA2007TV MovieHimself - Fight Commentator
Countdown to Destiny2007TV Movie documentaryHimself
Countdown to WFA: King of the Streets2006TV Movie documentaryHimself
Pros vs. Joes2006TV SeriesHimself
The Kid & I2005Himself
AutoManiac2005TV SeriesHimself - Host
The Contender2005TV SeriesHimself
The Great Biker Build Off2005TV SeriesHimself - Host
Modern Marvels2004TV Series documentaryHimself
Maury2004TV SeriesHimself
WrestleMania XX2004TV SpecialGoldberg
Monster Garage2004TV SeriesHimself
WWE No Way Out2004TV SpecialGoldberg
Royal Rumble2004TV SpecialGoldberg
Punk'd2003TV SeriesHimself
WWE Armageddon2003TV SpecialGoldberg
Survivor Series2003TV SpecialGoldberg
HBO First Look2003TV Series documentaryHimself
WWE Unforgiven2003TV SpecialGoldberg
Summerslam2003TV SpecialGoldberg
WWE Bad Blood2003TV SpecialGoldberg
WWE Backlash2003TV SpecialGoldberg
The Xcorps2002TV SeriesHimself Race Driver
WCW Superstar Series: Sid Vicious - The Millennium Man2001Video documentaryHimself
The Man Show2000TV SeriesHimself
The Daily Show2000TV SeriesHimself
Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards 20002000TV SpecialHimself
E! True Hollywood Story1999TV Series documentaryHimself
WCW World Title Tournament1999TV SpecialGoldberg
Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends1999TV Series documentaryHimself
Dennis Miller Live1999TV SeriesHimself
WWE Sunday Night Heat1998TV SeriesHimself (2003-2004) (as Goldberg)
WCW Monday Nitro1998TV SeriesHimself
NFL Monday Night Football1992TV SeriesHimself - Atlanta Falcons Defensive Tackle
1990 NFL Draft1990TV MovieHimself - 301st Overall Pick

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Scott Hall: Living on a Razor's Edge2016VideoHimself
United States Championsip-A Legacy of Greatness2016VideoHimself
Best of Raw After the Show2014Himself
The History of WWE: 50 Years of Sports Entertainment2013Video documentaryHimself
WWE: Goldberg - The Ultimate Collection2013VideoGoldberg
WWE: The Best of WarGames2013VideoGoldberg
WWE: The Very Best of WCW Monday Nitro, Vol. 22013VideoGoldberg
The Top 100 Moments in Raw History2012VideoGoldberg
nWo: The Revolution2012Video documentaryGoldberg
The 50 Greatest Finishing Moves in WWE History2012VideoGoldberg
Randy Orton: The Evolution of a Predator2011VideoGoldberg
Breaking the Code: Behind the Walls of Chris Jericho2010VideoGoldberg
WWE: Satan's Prison - The Anthology of the Elimination Chamber2010VideoGoldberg
WWE Raw2007-2010TV SeriesGoldberg
WWE: History of the World Heavyweight Championship2009Video documentaryGoldberg
WWE: Batista - I Walk Alone2009VideoGoldberg
Starrcade: The Essential Collection2009Goldberg
Viva la Raza: The Legacy of Eddie Guerrero2008VideoHimself
WWE Summerslam: The Complete Anthology, Vol. 42008Goldberg
WWE Royal Rumble: The Complete Anthology, Vol. 42008VideoGoldberg
Psychopathic: The Videos2007VideoHimself (segment "Real underground baby") (uncredited)
WWE Legends of Wrestling2007TV SeriesGoldberg
The Bret Hart Story: The Best There Is, the Best There Was, the Best There Ever Will Be2005Video documentaryGoldberg
WWE WrestleMania: The Complete Anthology, Vol. 42005VideoGoldberg
WWE Unforgiven2005TV SpecialGoldberg
Sting: Moment of Truth2004Video documentaryGoldberg
WWE Smackdown!2004TV SeriesGoldberg
The Monday Night War: WWE Raw vs. WCW Nitro2004Video documentaryGoldberg
WWE: Brock Lesnar: Here Comes the Pain2003VideoGoldberg
WrestleMania XIX2003TV SpecialGoldberg (uncredited)
WWE Unforgiven2002TV SpecialGoldberg - Previous Champion
WCW Superstar Series: Sting - Back in Black1999Video documentaryGoldberg
WCW Thunder1999TV SeriesGoldberg

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#Quote
1Who's next?

#Trademark
1Slaps self, to get psyched before entering the ring for a match
2Trademark move: Superkick
3Trademark move: Single Arm Choke into a Gorilla Press Powerslam
4Trademark move: Pumphandle Drop
5Finishing move: Spear
6Finishing move: Jackhammer (Suplex Powerslam)

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