Retrieved October 1, 2017. But when the morning came, he was still there. Warrior (born James Brian "Jim" Hellwig; June 16, 1959 – April 8, 2014) was an American professional wrestler, who most famously wrestled under the ring name The Ultimate Warrior for the World Wrestling Federation (WWF, now WWE) from 1987 to 1991 and … There are obvious holes in Heenan’s story as told on the DVD. Like Mr. Magoo. Though Elwes’s character Westley was able to put Fezzik to sleep in the movie, the actor noted that it was him who nearly passed out after taking a drink of Andre’s favourite beverage. Tony was hard to find, he didn’t like to meet with us or anybody else. In the last three years, Heenan also broke a shoulder and a hip and finally on September 17th, “The Brain” passed away at his home in Largo, Florida. Unfortunately you probably won’t learn a whole heck of a lot of Bobby Heenan on the DVD that you don’t already know. Check out some of Eric's work on his IMDB bio and Wikipedia. The “Brain’s” former colleagues are interviewed as well as a few current WWE superstars who couldn’t weasel their way out of talking about Heenan. We had this (plan) that we wanted to drop Robin from just off-camera, and he would catch her in his arms. Bobby set the bar so high for pro wrestling managers that nobody even came close to touching it in my opinion. Many have already been part of other sets, particularly the WrestleMania related selections. It is great to see WWE honouring Bobby Heenan’s decorated and legendary career. Your email address will not be published. The first disc is your typical WWE documentary which takes a retrospective look at the WWE Hall of Fame manager. “Wallace Shawn had a fear of heights. An error has occurred; the feed is probably down. There isn’t a wrestling heel in the business today that could draw heat like he did in his prime. What a great trip down memory lane. Reviewed in the United States on July 27, 2016. “He let me sip it one day – it was this beer pitcher full of alcohol. When we were going up the Cliffs of Insanity, they had these (fake) cliffs that were made of rubber. WWE. Bobby Heenan was the funniest voice of wrestling, his humor and wit reminded me of my father. There is only one corner to put it in. Andre the Giant, Mandy Patinkin, and Wallace Shawn in a promotional shot for The Princess Bride. The Camel Clutch Blog is proud to have featured over 50 guest bloggers and contributors since its inception. The CCB is a great outlet for your blogging or a great way to promote your own site, blog, and/or podcast through Guest Blogging. They had a Production Assistant. Do you have a passion for blogging?