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Steve Austin

Steve Austin

  • Born on
    • December 18th, 1964
Steven James Anderson, formerly Steven James Williams, better known by his ring name "Stone Cold" Steve Austin, is an American film and television actor and retired professional wrestler currently signed to WWE. Austin wrestled for several well-known wrestling promotions such as World Championship Wrestling (WCW), Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW) and most famously, the World Wrestling Federation (WWF), which later became World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) in 2002. Billed as "The Most Popular Superstar in WWE History", he gained significant mainstream popularity in the WWF during the mid-to-late 1990s as "Stone Cold" Steve Austin, a disrespectful, beer-drinking antihero who routinely defied his boss, Vince McMahon. This defiance was often shown by Austin flipping off McMahon and incapacitating him with the Stone Cold Stunner, his finishing move. McMahon inducted Austin into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2009. Austin held nineteen championships throughout his professional wrestling career, and is recognized by WWE as a six-time world champion, having held the WWF Championship on six occasions, and the fifth Triple Crown Champion. He was also the winner of the 1996 King of the Ring tournament, as well as the 1997, 1998 and 2001 Royal Rumbles. He was forced to retire from in ring competition in early 2003 due to a series of knee and neck injuries sustained throughout his career. Throughout the rest of 2003 and 2004, he was featured as the Co-General Manager and "Sheriff" of Raw. Since 2005, he has continued to make occasional appearances. In 2011, Steve Austin returned to WWE to host the reality series Tough Enough. On August 14, 2002, Austin was arrested and charged with domestic abuse. He pleaded no contest on November 25, 2002, and was given a year's probation, a $1,000 fine, and ordered to carry out 80 hours of community service.] Marshall told Fox News that Austin beat her three times and that the 2002 incident was the result of roid rage. She also stated that WWE knew of the abuse, working to conceal the bruises on her face, and kept her from revealing that Austin hit her, as it would cost the company millions of dollars. During his early years as a wrestler, Austin was a technical wrestler. However, after his neck injury against Owen Hart in 1997, he changed his style from technical to brawler. His most famous finishing move is the Stone Cold Stunner, or simply Stunner. During his time as The Ringmaster he used the Million Dollar Dream as finisher, since it was Ted DiBiase's finisher. During his time in WCW, Austin used the Stun Gun as finisher One of Austin's taunts during the Attitude Era was to show the middle finger.] In August 2001, Austin cut a promo, debuting his catchphrase "What?", which is used today by fans when they want to mock wrestlers during promos

Starring Steve Austin on Plex

Filmography

Acting (43 Credits)

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2021Never Forget: WWE Returns After 9/11
2020WrestleMania 36 as (archive footage)
2020Undertaker: The Last Ride as Stone Cold Steve Austin
2018WrestleMania as (archive footage)
2017WrestleMania 33 as (archive footage)
2016WrestleMania 32 as Stone Cold Steve Austin
2015Chain of Command as Ray Peters
2015Smosh: The Movie as Steve Austin
2015WrestleMania 31 as (archive footage)
2014WrestleMania XXX as Stone Cold Steve Austin
2013Grown Ups 2 as Tommy Cavanugh
2013WrestleMania 29 as (archive footage)
2012The Package as Tommy Wick
2012Maximum Conviction as Manning
2011Knockout as Dan
2011Tactical Force as Tate
2011Recoil as Ryan Varrett
2011WrestleMania XXVII as Stone Cold Steve Austin
2010The Stranger as The Stranger
2010Hunt to Kill as Jim Rhodes
2010The Expendables as Dan Paine
2010WrestleMania XXVI as (archive footage)
2009Damage as John Brickner
2009The 25th Anniversary of WrestleMania as Stone Cold Steve Austin
2008WrestleMania XXIV as (archive footage)
2007The Condemned as Conrad
2007WrestleMania 23 as Stone Cold Steve Austin
2006WrestleMania 22 as Steve Austin
2005WrestleMania 21 as Stone Cold Steve Austin
2005The Longest Yard as Guard Dunham
2004WrestleMania XX as Stone Cold Steve Austin
2004The Rise & Fall of ECW as Steve Austin (archive footage)
2003WrestleMania XIX as Stone Cold Steve Austin
2002Royal Rumble as Stone Cold Steve Austin
2002WrestleMania X8 as Stone Cold Steve Austin
2001WrestleMania X-Seven as Stone Cold Steve Austin
2001Royal Rumble as Stone Cold Steve Austin
2000WrestleMania 2000
1999WrestleMania XV as Stone Cold Steve Austin
1998WrestleMania XIV as Stone Cold Steve Austin
1998Royal Rumble as Stone Cold Steve Austin
1997WrestleMania 13 as Stone Cold Steve Austin
1996WrestleMania XII as Stone Cold Steve Austin

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