Ole Anderson - Pro Wrestler Profile

On this page, you find the full wrestling profile of Ole Anderson, with his Career History, real name, age, height and weight, the Promotions he worked for, all the Face/Heel turns, the Championship Titles he won, his Finishers, Theme Songs, Tag Teams and Stables, his appearance changes through the years, and more.

Alan Robert Rogowski was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota on September 22, 1942, and he is currently 81 years old.

Ole Anderson was inducted in the WCW Hall of Fame in 1994.

Profile Info

  • Gender Male
  • Real Name Alan Robert Rogowski
  • Ring Names
    • Ole Anderson ( June 10, 1968 - April 19, 1990)
    • Rock Rogowski ( August 19, 1967 - April 24, 1971)
  • Born September 22, 1942 (age 81)
  • Nationality Nationality: United StatesUnited States
  • Birth Place Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Billed From
    • Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
  • Weight
    • 256 lbs (116 kg)

Career History

  • Roles
    • Manager ( May 20, 1990 - October 31, 1990)
    • Wrestler ( August 19, 1967 - May 19, 1990)
  • Companies / Promotions
    Promotionfromto
    Promotion World Championship WrestlingWCW December 16, 1989 October 31, 1990
    Promotion National Wrestling AllianceNWA July 5, 1968 March 4, 1988
    Promotion All Japan Pro WrestlingAJPW March 29, 1986 April 26, 1986
    Promotion IWE October 27, 1973 November 30, 1973
    Promotion American Wrestling AssociationAWA August 19, 1967 June 8, 1968
  • Face / Heel Turns
    Alignmentfromto
    Heel March 3, 1985 October 31, 1990
    Face January 12, 1984 March 2, 1985
    Heel August 19, 1967 January 11, 1984
  • Images
    Aug 1967
    Aug 1967

  • Finishers
    • Diving Knee Drop ( August 19, 1967 - May 19, 1990)
  • Theme Songs
    • Theme Song "Horsemen" by Jimmy Hart & Howard Helm - with The Four Horsemen - Team ( January 21, 1986 - October 31, 1990)

Titles & Accomplishments

  • Halls of Fame
    • WCW Hall of Fame - Year 1994, Individual
  • Titles Won

    American Wrestling Association

    • 2 AWA Midwest Heavyweight Championship
    • 2 AWA Midwest Tag Team Championship (1 with Ox Baker, 1 with The Claw)

    Championship Wrestling from Florida

    • 1 NWA Florida Television Championship
    • 1 NWA Florida Tag Team Championship (with Ron Garvin)

    Georgia Championship Wrestling

    • 1 NWA Columbus Heavyweight Championship
    • 17 NWA Georgia Tag Team Championship (7 with Gene Anderson, 5 with Ivan Koloff, 2 with Lars Anderson, 1 with Rene Goulet, 1 with Ernie Ladd, 1 with Jerry Brisco)
    • 2 NWA Georgia Television Championship
    • 1 NWA Macon Heavyweight Championship
    • 1 NWA Macon Tag Team Championship (with Gene Anderson)
    • 1 NWA National Tag Team Championship (with Thunderbolt Patterson)
    • 1 NWA Southeastern Tag Team Championship (Georgia version) (with Gene Anderson)

    Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling / Jim Crockett Promotions

    • 1 NWA Eastern States Heavyweight Championship
    • 1 NWA National Tag Team Championship (with Arn Anderson)
    • 3 NWA Mid-Atlantic Tag Team Championship (with Gene Anderson)
    • 4 NWA Atlantic Coast Tag Team Championship (with Gene Anderson)
    • 8 NWA World Tag Team Championship (Mid-Atlantic version) (7 with Gene Anderson, 1 with Stan Hansen)

    Southeastern Championship Wrestling

    • 1 NWA Southeastern Heavyweight Championship (Northern Division)
  • Other Accomplishments
    • NWA World Tag Team Title Tournament Winner (1982 – with Stan Hansen)
    • JCP One Night Tag Team Tournament Winner (1982 – with Stan Hansen)
    • PWI Tag Team of the Year (1975, 1977 – with Gene Anderson)
    • WON Tag Team of the Year (1982 - with Stan Hansen)

Relations

  • Tag Teams & Stables
    • The Four Horsemen - Arn Anderson, Barry Windham, Ric Flair, Sid Vicious / Sycho Sid, Sting, Woman ( October 18, 1989 - October 31, 1990)
    • The Andersons / The Minnesota Wrecking Crew - Arn Anderson ( March 30, 1985 - April 19, 1990)
    • Lex Luger & Ole Anderson - Lex Luger ( January 1, 1988 - March 4, 1988)
    • The Four Horsemen - Arn Anderson, J.J. Dillon, Ric Flair, Tully Blanchard ( January 21, 1986 - March 7, 1987)
    • The Andersons / The Minnesota Wrecking Crew - Gene Anderson ( June 10, 1968 - April 6, 1985)
    • Ole Anderson & Thunderbolt Patterson - Thunderbolt Patterson ( January 12, 1984 - March 3, 1985)
    • Ole Anderson & Ronnie Garvin - Ronnie Garvin ( July 3, 1984 - October 3, 1984)
    • Stan Hansen & Ole Anderson - Stan Hansen ( November 8, 1977 - May 25, 1984)
    • Buzz Sawyer & Ole Anderson - Buzz Sawyer ( January 9, 1982 - November 26, 1983)
    • Ivan Koloff & Ole Anderson - Ivan Koloff ( June 7, 1978 - March 24, 1983)
    • The Minnesota Wrecking Crew - Lars Anderson ( February 24, 1978 - April 4, 1980)
    • Ole Anderson & Thunderbolt Patterson - Thunderbolt Patterson ( November 17, 1979 - January 7, 1980)
    • Ole Anderson & Ronnie Garvin - Ronnie Garvin ( July 22, 1971 - January 26, 1972)
    • The Minnesota Wrecking Crew - Gene Anderson, Lars Anderson ( June 10, 1968 - September 12, 1969)
  • Managers J.J. Dillon

Ole Anderson Game Appearances

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