Lou Albano, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Lou Albano

American professional wrestler, professional wrestling manager, and actor

Date of Birth: 29-Jul-1933

Place of Birth: Rome, Lazio, Italy

Date of Death: 14-Oct-2009

Profession: actor, manager, voice actor, television actor, professional wrestler

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Leo

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About Lou Albano

  • Louis Vincent Albano (July 29, 1933 – October 14, 2009) was an Italian-American professional wrestler, manager and actor.
  • He was active as a professional wrestler from 1953 until 1969 before becoming a manager until 1995. Over the course of his 42-year career Albano guided 15 different tag teams and three singles competitors to championship gold.
  • Albano was one of the "Triumvirate of Terror," a threesome of nefarious WWF managers which included The Grand Wizard of Wrestling and Freddie Blassie.
  • The trio was a fixture in the company for a decade until The Grand Wizard's death in 1983. A unique showman, with an elongated beard, rubber band facial piercings, and loud outfits, Albano was the forefather of the 1980s Rock 'n' Wrestling Connection.
  • Collaborating with Cyndi Lauper, Albano helped usher in wrestling's crossover success with a mainstream audience.
  • Capitalizing on his success, he later ventured into Hollywood with various television, film, and music projects.
  • He became well known to a new generation of fans as the actor and voice of Mario in The Super Mario Bros.
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