Famed Wrestler George “The Animal” Steele is Dead at 79

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Professional wrestler George “The Animal” Steele died at age 79, the WWE said in a statement.

Steele, whose real name is William James Myers was one of the WWE’s most wild and outrageous stars.

Known for his green tongue and hairy chest, “The Animal” received a master’s degree from Central Michigan University and was a high school teacher and wrestling coach in Michigan.

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