Here’s what you need to know about the life and death of Heenan: Bobby "The Brain" Heenan dies at age 73- When It Was Cool article- #BobbyHeenan – https://t.co/dyzDGRJVFd pic.twitter.com/WcOmdAE7i5, — WhenItWasCool.com (@WIWCool) September 17, 2017, According to Pro Wrestling Sheet’s Ryan Satin, Heenan’s daughter told his close friends on Facebook that he was surrounded by family members as he passed. Another classic moment between Heenan and Monsoon occurred repeatedly when Heenan went on a long rant supporting the heel wrestlers, until Gorilla Monsoon, exasperated, finally erupted, "WILL YOU STOP?!". Ray Stevens breaks Bobby "The Brain" Heenan's trophyDecember 25, 1976. By the end of his life, he’d had his jaw removed and his face reconstructed. Praying for you Cindy pic.twitter.com/T8wuFAYuST, — Ted DiBiase (@MDMTedDiBiase) September 17, 2017, Very saddened to hear of the passing of Bobby "The Brain" Heenan. "Classic Moment of the Week" – March 22, 2011Demolition vs. Andre The Giant & Haku2011-03-23T06:40:23.000Z, VideoVideo related to bobby ‘the brain’ heenan dead: 5 fast facts you need to know2017-09-17T19:14:02-04:00. Bobby The Brain Heenan American Icon Autographs Signing February 11, 2012. He transitioned from wrestler to commentator and managed some of the biggest stars in wrestling. And then there’s the classic “A friend in need is a pest.”. 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Heenan was then replaced by Stevie Ray beginning in August 2000 on Thunder. Last May, Heenan was back in a hospital after falling inside of his Florida home. Bobby Heenan was great at all that he did He currently lives in suburban Birmingham, Alabama and can be reached on Twitter @bamawriter. Get a roundup of the most important and intriguing national stories delivered to your inbox every weekday. Heenan set the standard for wit and sarcasm in WWE. Raymond Louis Heenan (November 1, 1944 – September 17, 2017), better known as Bobby "The Brain" Heenan (or derisively as Bobby "The Weasel" Heenan), was an American professional wrestling manager, wrestler, comedian and color commentator, best known for his time with the American Wrestling Association (AWA), World Championship Wrestling (WCW) and the World Wrestling Federation (WWF). Stephanie McMahon shared one of Heenan’s quotes. Bobby The Brain: Wrestling's Bad Boy Tells All. Heenan acted as the heel of the broadcast team, cheering on the heel of the fight and making excuses for them when they cheated. Afterwards, Heenan states that at the hotel he and Monsoon embraced each other and wept for over an hour. Heenan finally managed his first champion in the WWF when "Ravishing" Rick Rude upset the Ultimate Warrior for the Intercontinental title. WWE Legend, 'Mean Gene' Okerland shared this on his Facebook page: “Saddened by the news that arrived this afternoon from Bobby Heenan daughter Jess, that he has passed. We provide you with news from the entertainment industry. Weight She noted that her father had been sick with an unspecified illness, but his death “was sudden.”, Wendy Barlow, Ric Flair’s Fiancée: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know, Bobby The Brain Heenan American Icon Autographs Signing February 11, 2012WWE Hall of Famer Bobby the Brain Heenan did an autograph signing for American Icon Autographs at the Frank and Son Collectible Show on February 11, 2012 in the City of Industry, California.2012-03-01T20:11:59.000Z. The language was edited out of all WCW tapes, but can be heard in the 2006 DVD release on Pillman's career. On April 17, 2010 Heenan appeared at TNA Lockdown fanfest. His career dates back to the 60's but "The Brain," officially broke through in the 80's as he managed WWE bad guys like Big John Stud, King Kong Bundy and Andre the Giant. Heenan is considered to be the greatest pro wrestling manager of all time, managing wrestlers such as Andre the Giant, Mr. Raymond Louis Heenan (November 1, 1944 – September 17, 2017), better known as Bobby "The Brain" Heenan (or derisively as Bobby "The Weasel" Heenan), was an American professional wrestling manager, wrestler, comedian and color commentator, best known for his time with the American Wrestling Association (AWA), World Championship Wrestling (WCW) and the World Wrestling Federation (WWF). Together they had a daughter, Jessica. ", RIP Bobby Heenan pic.twitter.com/ofqi6IJguD, — Bubba Ray Dudley (@bullyray5150) September 17, 2017, Bobby Heenan was great at all that he didManagerWrestlerAnnouncerHostThe BrainWeaselCelebrate his life on @WWENetwork1 of a kind pic.twitter.com/RdcVzUCmK4, — Tommy Dreamer (@THETOMMYDREAMER) September 17, 2017. Born Heenan announced in 2002 that he was diagnosed with throat cancer and underwent a number of surgeries in the ensuing years, including reconstructive jaw surgery in … WWE Legend Ric Flair Hospitalized With ‘Medical Issues’, Bobby ‘The Brain’ Heenan Dead: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know, Copyright © 2020 Heavy, Inc. All rights reserved. By creating an account, you verify that you are at least 13 years of age, and have read and agree to the PopCulture.com Terms of Service and Privacy Policy, By PopCulture.com Staff Yesterday evening, Bobby "The Brain" Heenan passed away the the age of 73. 3 and lasted the whole match. ISBN 1-58261-762-7. As a result, Heenan missed his scheduled appearance at the K&S Wrestlefest event in New Jersey. The two were then joined by Tony Schiavone in April 2000. The news of Bobby "The Brain" Heenan's passing today gutted me. FAMpeople is your site which contains biographies of famous people of the past and present. pic.twitter.com/2uM1qpWHaF. Entertainment Tonight/TV Guide Network. The news of Bobby "The Brain" Heenan's passing today gutted me. "I don't look at myself as a hero or smart person. He managed Blackjack Lanza, Nick Bockwinkel, Ray Stevens, Arn Anderson, Tully Blanchard, Andre the Giant, Paul Orndorff, Rick Rude, and a host of other wrestlers who went on to have Hall-of-Fame careers. Heenan had largely been silenced in his later years, a tragic turn for a man whose mouth made him a living for so many years. Interesting stories about famous people, biographies, humorous stories, photos and videos. By 2010, Heenan's jaw infection was completely eradicated. No manager or commentator was ever better at entertaining us humanoids. He is survived by one child and his wife, Cynthia.