André the Giant, Actor: The Princess Bride. André René Roussimoff was born in a small farming community in Grenoble, France to Boris and Marian Rouismoff. André René Roussimoff was born in a small farming community in Grenoble, France to Boris and Marian Rouismoff. His parents and four siblings were all Birth Name : André René Roussimoff. This Hulk Hogan vs. Andre The Giant match on Saturday Nights Main Event on February 5, is the most. Ihren Höhepunkt fand diese Fehde bei Wrestlemania 1 im Jahr , die Roussimoff mit einem Sieg abschloss. Haku to Bill Eadie and Barry Darsow a. Gerade das japanische Publikum konnte sich nicht sattsehen am Riesen, der seine Gegner zu Dutzenden auf die Matte schickte - und den Veranstaltern das Geld in die Kassen spülte. WrestleMania Beat Big John Studd in a bodyslam match. Dieselbe Krankheit bedingte allerdings auch Roussimoffs relativ frühes Ableben. The controversial move set the stage for the first-ever WWE Championship tournament, held in Atlantic City, N. With his wealth the Giant bought a ranch in Ellerbe, North Carolina where he would live during his rare time off and after he retired from wrestling in Show all 12 episodes. This page was last edited on 7 July , at See also Other Works Publicity Listings Official Sites Contact Info. The controversial move set the state for the first-ever WWE Championship tournament, held in Atlantic City, N. Man sollte nicht unterschlagen, dass er noch einige weitere Film- und Fernsehauftritte hatte in kleineren Rollen. The following year, he took part in the Chicago portion of WrestleMania 2, winning the NFL vs. Andre's match vs. Im selben Jahr erschien ein Artikel über ihn in der Sports Illustrated. Another feud involved a man who considered himself to be the "true giant" of wrestling: The feud exploded after a May 2 match, wherein Khan who had cheated throughout the match broke Andre's knee by leaping on it. The Complete Anthology - Vol. Perfect for the Intercontinental championship. Hulk Hogan for the WWF World Championship, which he won in controversial fashion, was the Pro Wrestling Illustrated "Match of the Year.