Lanny Poffo

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Birthday
28, 1954
Birthplace
Calgary, Canada
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
28, 1954 (age 64)
Birthplace
Calgary, Canada

About

American professional wrestler who wrestled under the names Leaping Lanny and The Genius in promotions like NWA Mid-America and International Championship Wrestling. He became a four-time ICW United States Tag Team Champion with George Weingeroff and Mike Doggendorf.

Before Fame

He grew up in Downers Grove, Illinois began wrestling for NWA promotions in the 70's.

Trivia

He is a writer of poems and limericks, publishing the anti-smoking collection Limericks from the Heart and Lungs! in 2004.

Family Life

His older brother is professional wrestling icon "Macho Man" Randy Savage. His father, Angelo Poffo, ran International Championship Wrestling.

Associated With

He took the championship belt from Hulk Hogan on WWF Saturday Night's Main Event in November 1989.