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Bob Backlund

Robert Lee "Bob" Backlund is an American professional wrestler with an in-ring career that spanned over 30 years. Over that time, he was a two-time WWWF/WWF Champion. Backlund holds the record for the second longest reign as WWE Champion in history, ahead of Hulk Hogan's first reign and behind Bruno Sammartino's first. On January 21, 2013, he was announced as a member of the WWE Hall of Fame Class of 2013. Backlund was also an accomplished amateur wrestler, wrestling for the North Dakota State University Bison in the late 1960s to early 1970s. Backlund continues to work in the pro wrestling business in various capacities. In 2000, Backlund unsuccessfully ran for a Connecticut seat in Congress on a Republican ticket.

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Aug 14, 1949
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie WWE WrestleMania IX 1993-04-04
Latest Project:
Movie WWE: Best of WWE at Madison Square Garden 2013-08-13
Known For
Poster of WWE WrestleMania 13
Poster of WWE Royal Rumble 1996
Poster of WWE WrestleMania XI
Poster of WWE WrestleMania IX
Movie WWE: Best of WWE at Madison Square Garden 2013-08-13
Movie WWE Hall Of Fame 2013 Himself 2013-04-09
Movie Hulk Hogan: Unreleased Collectors Series 2010-12-07
Movie WWE: Top 50 Superstars of All Time 2010-12-07
Movie WWE: History of the WWE Championship 2006-09-05
Movie Hollywood Hulk Hogan: Hulk Still Rules Himself 2002-08-20
Movie WWE WrestleMania 13 Himself 1997-03-23
Movie WWE Royal Rumble 1996 Himself 1996-01-21
Movie WWE In Your House 3: Triple Header Himself 1995-09-24
Movie WWE WrestleMania XI Himself 1995-04-02
Movie WWE In Your House 5: Seasons Beatings Himself 1995-12-17
Movie WWE Survivor Series 1994 Himself 1994-11-23
Movie WWE WrestleMania IX Himself 1993-04-04
Movie WWE U.K. Rampage 1993 Himself 1993-04-11