BirthdaySeptember 22, 1929
BirthplaceSeattle, USA

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Johnny Valentine

    Full name: Johnny Valentine
    Also known as: The Big O, Johnny Valentine, Valentine, Johnny
    Professions: American professional wrestler

  2. Johnny Valentine Measurements

    Height: 1.93
    Weight: 115.67

  3. Johnny Valentine Death information

    Died: Monday, 1st of January, 2001 (Age: 71)

  4. Johnny Valentine Biography

    Johnny Valentine (born John Theodore Wisniski, September 22, 1928 – April 24, 2001) was a Polish American professional wrestler with a career spanning almost three decades. He has been inducted into four halls of fame for his achievements in wrestling. Wisniski was the father of professional wrestler Greg "The Hammer" Valentine.He held numerous world champion and regional titles, including the NWA United States Championship. He had long running rivalries with Bobo Brazil, Pat O'Connor, Buddy Rogers, Antonio Rocca, Lou Thesz, Harley Race, The Sheik, Wahoo McDaniel, Fritz von Erich, Bruno Sammartino, Johnny Powers, Antonio Inoki and Jack & Jerry Brisco. He alternated between being a villain and a hero (babyface) during the Golden Era in the 1940s through 1960s of wrestling.In 1975, he was injured in a plane crash; he suffered a broken back and was forced to retire from wrestling. He worked briefly as a manager before retiring altogether. He suffered from several health problems during his career, which worsened considerably after a fall in 2000. He died the following year.

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