Esquire just published a new, weirdly intimate interview with Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson (“Man, you’re gorgeous” is the interviewer’s first “question”). Most of the interview was about The Rock’s recent movie career, but there were also a few tidbits about his wrestling past sprinkled throughout. 490 more words
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The Sheik (2014)
Starring: The Iron Sheik
Directed by: Igal Hecht (The Hilltops; A Universal Language)
Synopsis: An Iranian sheik visits America and travels to different cities on a diplomatic tour, breaking backs and making people humble in this fish-out-of-water tale. 486 more words
The Iron Sheik was (and arguably still is) the greatest heel in professional wrestling.
Born Hossein Khosrow Ali Vaziri, in Tehran, Iran; the man’s early years consisted of amateur wrestling before he had served in the Iranian Army and would then become bodyguard to the Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlavi for several years. 414 more words