Pro Wrestler Profile - Paul Orndorff

Profile Info

Gender Male
Real Name Paul Parlette Orndorff Jr.
Ring Names
  • Paul Orndorff
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight
  • 252 lbs (114 kg)
Born October 29, 1949
Died July 12, 2021 (aged 71)
Birth Place Winchester, Virginia
Billed From
  • Brandon, Florida
Nicknames Mr. Wonderful

Career History

Roles
  • Part Time Wrestler ( December 13, 1999 - September 17, 2000)
  • Producer ( December 17, 1995 - September 17, 2000)
  • Wrestler ( January 29, 1990 - December 16, 1995)
  • Wrestler ( June 19, 1976 - January 4, 1988)
Companies / Promotions
Promotionfromto
Promotion World Championship Wrestling WCW December 7, 1992 September 17, 2000
Promotion Smoky Mountain Wrestling SMW October 30, 1991 December 27, 1992
Promotion World Championship Wrestling WCW June 13, 1990 August 26, 1990
Promotion World Wrestling Entertainment WWE November 15, 1983 January 4, 1988
Promotion National Wrestling Alliance NWA July 19, 1976 December 9, 1983
Promotion New Japan Pro Wrestling NJPW April 1, 1983 November 3, 1983
Promotion New Japan Pro Wrestling NJPW October 10, 1980 November 6, 1980
Face / Heel Turns
Alignmentfromto
Heel
Images
Finishers
  • Spike piledriver

Titles & Accomplishments

Hall of Fame
  • WWE Hall of Fame - Year 2005, Individual
Titles Won

World Championship Wrestling

  • 2 WCW World Tag Team Championship - with Paul Roma
  • 1 WCW World Television Championship

American Wrestling Federation

  • 1 AWF Heavyweight Championship

Georgia Championship Wrestling

  • 4 NWA National Heavyweight Championship

Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling

  • 1 NWA World Tag Team Championship (Mid-Atlantic version) - with Jimmy Snuka

National Wrestling League

  • 1 NWL Tag Team Championship - with Brian Blair

NWA Mid-America/Continental Wrestling Association

  • 1 AWA Southern Heavyweight Championship
  • 1 NWA Southern Heavyweight Championship (Memphis version)

NWA Tri-State/Mid-South Wrestling Association

  • 1 Mid-South North American Heavyweight Championship
  • 2 NWA North American Heavyweight Championship (Tri-State version)

Peach State Wrestling

  • 1 PSW Cordele City Heavyweight Championship

Southeastern Championship Wrestling

  • 2 NWA Southeastern Tag Team Championship - with Dick Slater (1), Norvell Austin (1)

Universal Wrestling Federation

  • 1 UWF Southern States Championship
Other Accomplishments
  • WWE Hall of Fame induction (class of 2005)
  • NWA Hall of Fame induction (class of 2009)
  • Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum induction (class of 2009)
  • PWI Most Hated Wrestler of the Year (1986)
  • PWI Feud of the Year (1986 - vs. Hulk Hogan)
  • PWI Match of the Year (1985 - with Roddy Piper vs. Hulk Hogan & Mr. T; WrestleMania)
  • University of Tampa Football Hall of Fame induction (class of 1986)

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