Ed Farhat

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Birthday
9, 1924
Birthplace
Michigan
Death Date
Jan 18, 2003 (78)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
9, 1924
Birthplace
Michigan
Death Date
Jan 18, 2003 (78)

About

Professional wrestler who went by his ring name The Sheik and is a member of both the National Wrestling Alliance Hall of Fame and World Wrestling Entertainment Hall of Fame.

Before Fame

He bailed on an early match in his career because he was set to face an opponent that frequently embarrassed "gimmick" wrestlers such as he was.

Trivia

His portrayed a rich man from Syria as part of his gimmick and also illegally hid pencils to cut opponent's faces. This backfired often.

Family Life

He was married to a woman named Joyce who passes away in 2013.

Associated With

He was sometimes referred to as The Original Sheik as to not get confused with Iron Sheik.