|Birth Day||December 6, 1934|
|Birth Place||St. Louis, MO|
|Age||86 YEARS OLD|
Best known for his appearances in the American Wrestling Association between 1970 and 1987 when he was an AWA World Heavyweight Champion on four occasions, he was a Wrestling Observer Newsletter Hall of Fame inductee in 1996 and a WWE Hall of Fame inductee in 2007. He was also a three time AWA World Tag Team Champion.
He earned a football scholarship to the University of Oklahoma but sustained a knee injury ending his football career. He debuted as a wrestler in 1955.
In the ring, he went by the nicknames Dick Warren, Nick Bockwinkel, The Sensational White and Phantom.
His father Warren Bockwinkel was a professional wrestler as well. His mother was Helen Bockwinkel. He and his first wife Susan Tranchitella had daughters named Johnna and Nikki. He was with his second wife Darlene until he passed away.
Hulk Hogan was one of many wrestlers he had feuds with while serving as AWA Champion.