Ricky Steamboat - biography

Wrestler from United States of America

Richard Henry Blood (born February 28, 1953), better known by his ring name Ricky "The Dragon" Steamboat, is a retired American professional wrestler. He is currently signed to WWE working as a road agent. He was one of the few wrestlers who stayed a babyface throughout his career. He is best known for his work with the American Wrestling Association (AWA), the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA), World Championship Wrestling (WCW), and the World Wrestling Federation (WWF). In the NWA and WCW, he was a one-time NWA World Heavyweight Champion, a four-time United States Heavyweight Champion, a four-time World Television Champion, a twelve-time World Tag Team Champion (eight-time under the WCW banner, one-time (though unofficial) under the NWA banner, and three-time under the Mid-Atlantic banner), and a two-time Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Champion. In the WWF/E, Steamboat was a one-time Intercontinental Champion and was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2009. While little is known about Steamboat's personal life, it is a known fact that he went to high school in New York and graduated in 1971 from Boca Ciega High School in Gulfport, Florida. He was a two time New York State Wrestling  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Known as
The Dragon,Richard Blood,Richard Henry Blood,icky 'The Dragon' Steamboat,Ricky "The Dragon" Steamboat,Dick Blood,Los Dos Hombres,Sam Steamboat, Jr.,Rick Steamboat,Ricky 'Steamboat' Dragon
Date of birth
1953-02-28
Place of birth
West Point
Nationality
United States of America
Spouse(s)
Bonny Hastings Claudia Sobieski
Children
Ricky Steamboat, Jr.
Siblings
Victor Blood
Profession
Wrestler, Actor

Performances

Year Performance Character
2010 The True Story of WrestleMania: Vol. 2
2009 WWE Hall of Fame 2009 Ricky Steamboat
1986 The Big Event Ricky Steamboat

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