Peter Maivia

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Birthday
6, 1937
Birthplace
Samoa
Death Date
Jun 12, 1982 (45)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
6, 1937
Birthplace
Samoa
Death Date
Jun 12, 1982 (45)

About

The 'High Chief' won the NWA World Tag Team Championship, and was inducted in 2008 into the WWE Hall of Fame.

Before Fame

He tattooed his abdomen and legs with tribal tattoos, to signify his high chief status.

Trivia

He played a taxi driver in the 1967 James Bond movie "You Only Live Twice" and choreographed several of the stunts.

Family Life

His grandson Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson became a famous wrestler and actor.

Associated With

He was considered a "blood brother" of the wrestling siblings The Wild Samoans - Leati Anoa'i and Afa Anoa'i.