Superstar Billy Graham - Pro Wrestler Profile

On this page, you find the full wrestling profile of Superstar Billy Graham, 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.

Eldridge Wayne Coleman was born in Phoenix, Arizona on September 10, 1943.

He died on May 17, 2023 at the age of 79.

Superstar Billy Graham was inducted in the WWE Hall of Fame in 2004 as an individual and in the Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame (PWHF) in 2009 as part of the Television Era wing.

Profile Info

  • Gender Male
  • Real Name Eldridge Wayne Coleman
  • Ring Names
    • Superstar Billy Graham ( July 14, 1970 - May 17, 2023)
    • Wayne Coleman ( January 13, 1970 - July 13, 1970)
  • Born September 10, 1943
  • Died May 17, 2023 (aged 79)
  • Nationality Nationality: United StatesUnited States
  • Birth Place Phoenix, Arizona
  • Billed From
    • Paradise Valley, Arizona
  • Height 6 ft 4 in (193 cm)
  • Weight
    • 275 lbs (125 kg)

Career History

  • Roles
    • Ambassador ( November 1, 2015 - May 17, 2023)
    • Ambassador ( December 28, 2004 - January 1, 2009)
    • Commentator ( January 9, 1988 - January 29, 1989)
    • Wrestler ( January 16, 1970 - November 7, 1987)
  • Companies / Promotions
    Promotionfromto
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWE November 1, 2015 May 17, 2023
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWE December 28, 2004 January 1, 2009
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWF September 16, 1986 January 29, 1989
    Promotion National Wrestling AllianceNWA April 18, 1984 November 30, 1985
    Promotion American Wrestling AssociationAWA October 21, 1983 November 24, 1985
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWF September 14, 1982 April 25, 1983
    Promotion New Japan Pro WrestlingNJPW January 8, 1982 February 2, 1982
    Promotion National Wrestling AllianceNWA January 23, 1970 June 15, 1980
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWWF March 1, 1977 November 20, 1978
    Promotion New Japan Pro WrestlingNJPW August 27, 1976 September 15, 1976
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWWF October 25, 1975 May 23, 1976
    Promotion American Wrestling AssociationAWA October 2, 1972 May 24, 1975
    Promotion IWE September 15, 1974 October 10, 1974
    Promotion Stampede WrestlingSTAMPEDE January 23, 1970 July 13, 1970
  • Face / Heel Turns
    Alignmentfromto
    Heel January 16, 1970 November 7, 1987
  • Images
    Sep 1986
    Sep 1986
    Jan 1980
    Jan 1980
    Jan 1970
    Jan 1970

  • Finishers
    • Graham Bear - Bearhug ( July 14, 1970 - November 7, 1987)
  • Theme Songs
    • Theme Song "Superstar" by Andrew Lloyd Webber - Single ( July 15, 1987 - January 29, 1989)
    • Theme Song "Bad to the Bone" by George Thorogood & The Destroyers - Single ( September 16, 1986 - July 14, 1987)
    • Theme Song "Eye of the Tiger" by Survivor - Single ( September 14, 1982 - April 25, 1983)

Titles & Accomplishments

  • Halls of Fame
    • WWE Hall of Fame - Year 2004, Individual
    • Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame (PWHF) - Year 2009, Television Era
  • Titles Won

    World Wide Wrestling Federation

    • 1 WWWF Heavyweight Championship

    50th State Big Time Wrestling

    • 1 NWA Hawaii Heavyweight Championship

    Championship Wrestling from Florida

    • 2 NWA Florida Heavyweight Championship
    • 1 NWA Florida Tag Team Championship (with Ox Baker)
    • 1 NWA Southern Heavyweight Championship (Florida version)

    Continental Wrestling Association

    • 1 CWA World Heavyweight Championship

    International Pro Wrestling

    • 1 IWA World Heavyweight Championship

    NWA Big Time Wrestling

    • 4 NWA Brass Knuckles Championship (Texas version)

    NWA San Francisco

    • 2 NWA World Tag Team Championship (San Francisco version) (with Pat Patterson)
  • Other Accomplishments
    • WWF Slammy Award - Hulk Hogan Real American Award (1987)
    • PWI Most Hated Wrestler of the Year (1973)
    • PWI Match of the Year (1977 - vs. Bruno Sammartino; 1978 - vs. Bob Backlund)
    • Wrestling Observer Newsletter Hall of Fame induction (class of 1996)
    • WON Best Pro Wrestling Book (2006 - "Tangled Ropes", with Keith Greenberg)

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