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Hossein Kohsrow Ali Vaziri

Hossein Kohsrow Ali Vaziri is a semi-retired Iranian professional wrestler and actor better known by his ring name The Iron Sheik. He is known for ending the near six-year World Wrestling Federation Championship reign of Bob Backlund, and for being the man Hulk Hogan defeated for his first WWF Championship. A heel throughout the 1980s, he later gained popularity on Kidd Chris, The Howard Stern Show, and on the Internet due to his shoot interviews and outbursts on the wrestling industry and the hatred he expressed for various wrestlers.

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Mar 15, 1940 In Tehran
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie WWE The Brawl to End it All 1984-07-23
Latest Project:
Movie WWE: Best of WWE at Madison Square Garden 2013-08-13
Known For
Poster of Hubert & Staller
Poster of WWE WrestleMania 13
Poster of WWE WrestleMania II
Poster of WWE WrestleMania
Movie WWE: Best of WWE at Madison Square Garden 2013-08-13
Series Hubert & Staller Iron Sheik 2011-11-02
Movie WWE: Top 50 Superstars of All Time 2010-12-07
Movie WWE: History of the WWE Championship Iron Sheik 2006-09-05
Movie Hulk Hogan: The Ultimate Anthology 2006-10-17
Movie WWE WrestleMania X-Seven The Iron Sheik 2001-04-01
Movie WWE WrestleMania 13 Iron Sheik 1997-03-23
Movie WWE Survivor Series 1996 Iron Sheik 1996-11-17
Movie WWE Royal Rumble 1992 Colonel Mustafa 1992-01-19
Movie WWE Survivor Series 1991 Colonel Mustafa 1991-11-27
Movie WWE SummerSlam 1991 Colonel Mustafa 1991-08-26
Movie NWA The Great American Bash 1990 Iron Sheik 1990-07-07
Movie NWA WrestleWar 1989 Iron Sheik 1989-05-07
Movie WWE WrestleMania II Iron Sheik 1986-04-07
Movie WWE WrestleMania The Iron Sheik 1985-03-31
Movie WWE The Wrestling Classic Iron Sheik 1985-11-07
Movie WWE The Brawl to End it All Iron Sheik 1984-07-23