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Andrew Anderson (October 22, 1967) is an American professional wrestler.

Life and Professional Wrestling Career

Andrew Anderson, nephew of Ole and Arn Anderson (a.k.a. The Anderson Brothers), was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1967, as the third member of the Minnesota Wrecking Crew. He graduated St Peter's College in 1989 with a degree in Business Administration, and got his start in the wrestling world in 1997, discovered by wrestling legend Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka. He trained extensively under the tutelage of Gino Caruso, Nikolai Volkoff, and the Kodiak Bear at Caruso's ECPW gym in Lake Hiawatha. His first tag team partner was Volkoff back in 1997.

Film career

Anderson starred as the Werewolf in Director Michael P. Russin's horror anthology entitled Creepy Tales- Girls Night Out. He also starred as a Viking in a General Electric commercial.

He starred in the Academy Award nominated film The Wrestler, which co-stars Mickey Rourke.

Wrestling facts

  • Nickname
    • "The Reinforcer"

Championships and Accomplishments

  • Professional Wrestling Illustrated
    • PWI Wrestler of the Year (2012-present)
    • PWI Most Popular Wrestler of the Year (2012-present)
    • PWI Most Hated Wrestler of the Year (2012-present)

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