Lou Albano


Birthday July 29, 1933

Birth Sign Leo

Birthplace Rome, Italy

DEATH DATE Oct 14, 2009 (76)

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Professional wrestler and wrestling promoter who popularized the World Wrestling Federation in the 1980s.

Before Fame

He played football in high school and enlisted in the US Army after graduating.


In the WWF he was part of the 'Triumvirate of Terror,' with The Grand Wizard of Wrestling and Fred Blassie.

Family Life

His siblings, Vincent, George, Eleanor, and Carl Albano, all became teachers.

Associated With

He collaborated with pop singer Cyndi Lauper to bring wrestling to a mainstream audience.