George "The Animal" Steele, Dead at 79

George George "The Animal" Steele was 79. He was a popular wrestler in the WWF who would act like a wild man in the ring, tearing up the turnbuckle with his teeth and using the stuffing as a weapon as well as sticking out his green tongue.

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I'm ripping apart my pillow with my teeth tonight in his honor

February 17, 2017 @ 10:57 AM

Whipper Billy

At least he lived a long life, unlike Vince's WWE stable who were drugged like East German swimmers or victims of shoddy overhead stage rigging.

February 17, 2017 @ 4:34 PM


That storyline with Miss Elizabeth & the best character wrestler of all time Macho Man was priceless. The Animal & all the rest of the cast of the 80's were some of the best. Never missed a match back then. That was some great entertainment.

Check out his bio. Real name was Jim Myers, he had a master degree, coached football & Michigan State wrestling coach.

February 18, 2017 @ 1:09 PM

twins from bolton


Thanks for your input. I read the story about George the Animal & beleive Chrones disease had a part of his death.
My wife was diagnosed with Chrones 20 years ago when our kids were 4 years old & had many problems to the point of having major surgery 4 years ago removing most of her small intestine & then on heavy duty meds. Doing OK for now.
My kids loved George the Animal Steele & may he RIP.

February 18, 2017 @ 6:52 PM

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