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Mae Young

Biography

Hall of Popularity WWE wrestler who became the initial pro wrestler to compete in 9 different decades throughout a profession that began before WW II. In the 1940s she teamed up with women’s wrestling superstar Mildred Burke in acquiring wrestling to Canada. In the WWE she frequently teamed up with her friend and another longtime wrestler, The Fabulous Moolah. She was raised understanding how to wrestle from her four old brothers. In the 1940s she and Mildred Burke caused the daddy of potential WWE superstars Bret Hart and Owen Hart.

Quick Facts


Full Name Mae Young
Date Of Birth March 12, 1923
Died January 14, 2014, Columbia, South Carolina, United States
Place Of Birth Sand Springs, OK
Height 1.63 m
Weight 82.1 kg
Profession Wrestler
Nationality American
Movies Outside the Ropes Presents: Glamour, Glitz & Divas: The Untold Story of Women's Wrestling
Star Sign Pisces

  • Facts
  • Filmography
  • Awards
  • Salaries
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  • Trademarks
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#Fact
1 She grew up playing football, softball, and other sports, and had an interest in wrestling. In her teens, she was coached by 'Ed "Strangler' Lewis', a champion wrestler of the 1920s and '30s, who taught her a variety of holds and moves.
2 Has now signed a short term contract with WWE along with Lillian 'Moolah' Ellison. [August 2005]
3 WWE Hall of Famer.
4 Inducted into the Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2004.
5 Was once power-bombed off the WWE RAW stage through multiple tables by Bubba Ray Dudley. At first, Bubba didn't want to do the stunt because he was afraid of injuring a woman of Mae's age, but Mae slapped him across the face and told him to treat her like one of the guys.
6 She was the female Gorgeous George in the 1950s, complete with her own valet.
7 Mae and Moolah ran a wrestling school together before they made their comeback in 2000.
8 Ranked #4 among the 50 Greatest Women Wrestlers of All-Time (Pro Wrestling Illustrated Presents The Women of Wrestling Vol. 1, #1)
9 Never seen outside the company of Lillian Ellison (The Fabulous Moolah)
10 Is the oldest wrestler on the WWF roster, followed by the Fabulous Moolah and Vince McMahon.
11 Professional wrestler
12 In 2000 set a world record by wrestling in at least one professional wrestling match for 7 consecutive decades


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Law & Order: Criminal Intent 2003 TV Series Ms. Edwards
No Way Out 2000 TV Movie Mae Young

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Circle of Champions the History of Woman's Pro Wrestling 2017 Documentary in memory of pre-production
The Unreal Story of Professional Wrestling 1999 TV Movie documentary special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The History of WWE: 50 Years of Sports Entertainment 2013 Video documentary Herself
WWE Raw 1999-2012 TV Series Mae Young
WWE Smackdown! 1999-2012 TV Series Mae Young
WWE Hall of Fame 2012 2012 TV Special Herself
WrestleMania XXVII 2011 TV Special Mae Young
The 25th Anniversary of WrestleMania 2009 TV Special Mae Young
WWE Armageddon 2008 TV Special Mae Young
WrestleMania XXIV 2008 TV Special Mae Young
WWE Hall of Fame 2008 2008 TV Special Herself
WWE Royal Rumble 2008 TV Special Herself - Wrestlemania 24 Promo
Summerslam 2007 TV Special Mae Young
WWE Draft Special 2007 TV Special Mae Young
WrestleMania 22 2006 TV Special Mae Young
WWE Hall of Fame 2006 2006 TV Special Herself
WWE New Year's Revolution 2006 TV Special Mae Young
WrestleMania 21 2005 TV Special Mae Young
Late Night with Conan O'Brien 2005 TV Series Herself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2004 TV Series Herself
Lipstick & Dynamite, Piss & Vinegar: The First Ladies of Wrestling 2004 TV Movie documentary Herself, Girl Wrestler 1940-Present
WrestleMania XX 2004 TV Special Mae Young
WWE Bad Blood 2003 TV Special Mae Young
WWE Divas: Undressed 2002 TV Special documentary Herself
WWF Insurrextion 2000 TV Special Mae Young
WrestleMania 2000 2000 TV Special Mae Young
WWE Sunday Night Heat 1999-2000 TV Series Mae Young
Royal Rumble 2000 TV Special Mae Young
The Unreal Story of Professional Wrestling 1999 TV Movie documentary Herself
WWF Armageddon 1999 TV Special Mae Young
Survivor Series 1999 TV Special Mae Young
The Daily Show 1999 TV Series Herself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Straight Outta Dudleyville: The Legacy of the Dudley Boyz 2016 Documentary Herself
WWE Raw 2014 TV Series Mae Young
WWE Smackdown! 2014 TV Series Mae Young
The Top 100 Moments in Raw History 2012 Video Mae Young
Attitude Era 2012 Video Mae Young
WWE: OMG! - The Top 50 Incidents in WWE History 2011 Video Mae Young
WWE: The Best of SmackDown - 10th Anniversary 1999-2009 2009 Video Mae Young
WWE Summerslam: The Complete Anthology, Vol. 4 2008 Mae Young
The American Dream: The Dusty Rhodes Story 2006 Video Mae Young
WWE WrestleMania: The Complete Anthology, Vol. 4 2005 Video Mae Young
WWE: Raw Tenth Anniversary 2003 Video Mae Young
WWF: Funniest Moments 2002 Video Mae Young
Divas: Postcard from the Caribbean 2000 Video Mae Young

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#Quote
1 Truth about it is, I wrestled dirty and I was a tough son of a gun. Anyone can wrestle clean, but it's the heel that steals the show. Always been a heel and I wouldn't be anything else.

#Trademark
1 Trademark move: Bronco Buster


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