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Terry Funk


Funk has strong wrestling bloodlines. His dad, Dory Funk Sr., was a well-known grappler from the 1940s to the 1970s, and his brother, Dory Funk Jr., wrestled from 1963 until the early 90s, and won the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) world heavyweight championship in 1969. Funk, himself, became NWA champion and thus the Funks have the distinction... See full bio »

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Known For

Over the Top
Over the Top Ruker
(1987)
Road House
Road House Morgan
(1989)
The Ringer
The Ringer Frankie
(2005)
Paradise Alley
Paradise Alley Frankie the Thumper
(1978)

Filmography

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 2014 WWE Rivalries (TV Series)
Terry Funk
- Dusty Rhodes vs. Ric Flair (2014) ... Terry Funk
 2013 House of Hardcore 2
Terry Funk
 2012 WWE '13 (Video Game)
Chainsaw Charlie (voice)
 2008 XPW: Cold Day in Hell (Video)
Terry Funk
 2008 NYWC: Psycho Funkin' Circus (Video)
Terry Funk
 1997-2006 WWE Raw (TV Series)
Terry Funk / Chainsaw Charlie
- Episode #14.23 (2006) ... Terry Funk
- Episode #14.21 (2006) ... Terry Funk
- Episode #14.20 (2006) ... Terry Funk
- Episode #6.27 (1998) ... Terry Funk
- Episode #6.24 (1998) ... Terry Funk
 2005 The Ringer
Frankie
 2005 Hardcore Homecoming (Video)
Terry Funk
 2005 Hardcore Homecoming: November Reign (Video)
Terry Funk
 2004 Friday Night Lights
Fan (uncredited)
 2003 MLW: War Games (Video)
Terry Funk - The Funkin' Army
 2003 MLW: Rise of the Renegades (Video)
Terry Funk
 2003 MLW: Hybrid Hell (Video)
Terry Funk
 2003 MLW: Revolutions (Video)
Terry Funk
 2002 MLW: King of Kings (Video)
Terry Funk
 2002 MLW: Reload (Video)
Terry Funk
 2002 ECW the Buffalo Invasion (TV Movie)
Terry Funk
 2000 XPW: Go Funk Yourself (Video)
Terry Funk
 2000 WCW Monday Nitro (TV Series)
Terry Funk
- Episode #5.34 (2000) ... Terry Funk
 2000 WCW Thunder (TV Series)
Terry Funk
- Episode dated 29 March 2000 (2000) ... Terry Funk
- Episode dated 26 January 2000 (2000) ... Terry Funk
- Episode dated 6 January 2000 (2000) ... Terry Funk
 2000 WCW SuperBrawl 2000 (TV Movie)
Terry Funk
 1999 Active Stealth (Video)
Morgan
 1998 Mom, Can I Keep Her? (Video)
Jungle Ed
 1998 Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction (TV Series)
Dirk Simmons
- The Wrestler (1998) ... Dirk Simmons
 1997 ECW Heat Wave 97 (TV Movie)
Terry Funk
 1997 ECW Crossing the Line Again (Video)
Terrry Funk
 1997 WWF Shotgun Saturday Night (TV Series)
Terry Funk
- Episode #1.3 (1997) ... Terry Funk
 1996 ECW November to Remember '96 (Video)
Terry Funk
 1995 ECW Hostile City Showdown 1995 (Video)
Terry Funk
 1995 ECW Return of the Funker (Video)
Terry Funk
 1995 ECW November to Remember '95 (Video)
Terry Funk
 1994 ECW The Night the Line Was Crossed (Video)
Terry Funk
 1994 WCW Fall Brawl (TV Movie)
Terry Funk
 1994 SMW: Night of the Legends (Video)
Terry Funk
 1994 WCW Bash at the Beach (TV Movie)
Terry Funk
 1994 Thunder in Paradise (TV Series)
Amarillo Doaks
- Queen of Hearts (1994) ... Amarillo Doaks
 1994 ECW Hostile City Showdown '94 (Video)
Terry Funk
 1994 ECW When Worlds Collide (Video)
Terry Funk
 1994 SMW: Blood, Brawls and Grudges (Video)
Terry Funk
 1993 Eastern Championship Wrestling (TV Series)
Terry Funk
- Episode #1.37 (1993) ... Terry Funk
- Episode #1.36 (1993) ... Terry Funk
- Episode #1.35 (1993) ... Terry Funk
- Episode #1.33 (1993) ... Terry Funk
- Episode #1.32 (1993) ... Terry Funk
 1993 The Adventures of Brisco County Jr. (TV Series)
Defendant
- Pilot (1993) ... Defendant
 1993 ECW Super Summer Sizzler Spectacular (Video)
Terry Funk
 1993 ECW Ultra Clash '93 (Video)
Terry Funk
 1992 Tequila and Bonetti (TV Series)
Sgt. Nuzo
- Mama (1992) ... Sgt. Nuzo
- Brooklyn and the Beast (1992) ... Sgt. Nuzo
- Wonderdog (1992) ... Sgt. Nuzo
- A Perfect Match (1992) ... Sgt. Nuzo
- Tale of the Dragon (1992) ... Sgt. Nuzo
 1991 Quantum Leap (TV Series)
Carl Shilo
- Heart of a Champion - July 23, 1955 (1991) ... Carl Shilo
 1991 Swamp Thing (TV Series)
J.J. Dax
- The Prometheus Parabola (1991) ... J.J. Dax
 1989 Clash of the Champions VIII: Fall Brawl 89 (TV Movie)
Terry Funk
 1989 Clash of the Champions VII: Guts and Glory (TV Movie)
Terry Funk
 1989 Road House
Morgan
 1987 Timestalkers (TV Movie)
Bearded Cowboy
 1987 Over the Top
Ruker
 1987 Wrestling's Most Embarrassing Moments (Video)
Terry Funk
 1985-1986 Saturday Night's Main Event (TV Series)
Terry Funk
- Episode #1.6 (1986) ... Terry Funk
- Episode #1.4 (1986) ... Terry Funk
- Episode #1.3 (1985) ... Terry Funk
 1985-1986 WWF Championship Wrestling (TV Series)
Terry Funk
- Episode dated 29 March 1986 (1986) ... Terry Funk
- Episode dated 8 March 1986 (1986) ... Terry Funk
- Episode dated 1 March 1986 (1986) ... Terry Funk
- Episode dated 22 February 1986 (1986) ... Terry Funk
- Episode dated 15 February 1986 (1986) ... Terry Funk
 1986 WWF All-Star Wrestling (TV Series)
Terry Funk
- Episode dated 8 March 1986 (1986) ... Terry Funk
 1986 Best of the WWF Volume 6 (Video)
Terry Funk
 1986 Best of the WWF Volume 7 (Video)
Terry Funk
 1986 The WWF's Grand Slams (Video)
Terry Funk
 1986 Villains of the Squared Circle (Video)
'Terrible' Terry Funk
 1986 WWF Grudge Matches (Video)
Terry Funk
 1985 WWF Prime-Time Wrestling (TV Series)
Terry Funk
- Episode dated 24 September 1985 (1985) ... Terry Funk
 1985 Wildside (TV Series)
Prometheus Jones
- Until the Fat Lady Sings (1985) ... Prometheus Jones
- Buffalo Who? (1985) ... Prometheus Jones
- Don't Keep the Home Fires Burning (1985) ... Prometheus Jones
- The Crimea of the Century (1985) ... Prometheus Jones
- Delinquency of a Miner (1985) ... Prometheus Jones
 1984 Pro Wrestling USA (TV Series)
Terry Funk
- Episode dated 6 October 1984 (1984) ... Terry Funk
 1978 Paradise Alley
Frankie the Thumper
Show Show Director (2 credits)
Show Show Stunts (2 credits)
Show Show Editor (1 credit)
Show Show Location management (1 credit)
Show Show Producer (1 credit)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Self (68 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (48 credits)

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Other Works:

1997: "Terry Funk's Wrestlefest - 50 Years of Funk", on DVD and video. Features a host of wrestlers from ECW & WWE, along with Dory Funk Jr., Vicki Funk, Stacy Funk and Brandee Funk, filmed in Amarillo, TX.

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | See more »

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on why he refused to press charges against fans who tried to injure or kill him] I mean, do I want to put someone in jail because I convinced him or her that I needed to die? That's how I look at it and that may be sick, but it's also beautiful. See more »

Trivia:

Father, with Vicki Funk, of daughters Stacy Funk and Brandee Funk. See more »

Trademark:

Known for retiring from wrestling, only to return See more »

Nickname:

The Hardcore Icon

Star Sign:

Cancer

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