He performed in multiple marketing promotions like the NWA and WWC from 1957 to 1988. He previously a significantly less than stellar starting to his profession, but his recognition became popular upon the creating of his Bad German gimmick. He was a two-time Japanese NWA Globe Tag Team champ. He emigrated to America following the Nazi invasion of his house country, holland. He often created a tag group duo with Fritz von Erich.