Bill Goldberg

American professional wrestler, kickboxer, actor, and football player (born 1966)

William Scott "Bill" Goldberg (born March 27, 1966 in Tulsa, Oklahoma) is an American professional wrestler, actor and former American football defensive tackle. who is best known for wrestling with World Championship Wrestling (WCW) and World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). Goldberg also played professional football with the Los Angeles Rams and the Atlanta Falcons. He is a four-time world champion, winning both the WCW and WWE World Heavyweight Championships once and the WWE Universal Championship two times. He was introduced into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2018.

Bill Goldberg
Goldberg in 2021
Birth nameWilliam Scott Goldberg
Born (1966-12-27) December 27, 1966 (age 57)
Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S.
Spouse(s)
Wanda Ferraton
(m. 2005)
Children1
Websitebillgoldberg.com Edit this at Wikidata
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)Bill Gold[1]
Bill Goldberg
Goldberg
Billed height6 ft 4 in (193 cm)[2][3]
Billed weight285 lb (129 kg)[2][3]
Billed fromAtlanta, Georgia[2]
Dawsonville, Georgia[4][5]
Parts Unknown[4][5]
Trained byDeWayne Bruce[1]
WCW Power Plant[2]
DebutJune 23, 1997[6]
Bill Goldberg
No. 71, 73
Position:Defensive tackle
Personal information
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:266 lb (121 kg)
Career information
High school:Edison (Tulsa, Oklahoma)
College:Georgia (1987–1989)
NFL Draft:1990 / Round: 11 / Pick: 301
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games played:14
Games started:1
Total tackles:11
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

Filmography change

Film
Year Title Role
1999 The Jesse Ventura Story Luger
Universal Soldier: The Return Romeo
2000 Ready to Rumble Himself
2003 Looney Tunes: Back in Action Mr. Smith
2005 The Longest Yard Joey "Battle" Battaglio
The Kid & I Himself
Santa's Slay Santa Claus
2007 Half Past Dead 2 William Burke
2010 Kill Speed Big Bad John
Holly, Jingles and Clyde 3D Gus
2015 Wrestling Isn't Wrestling Himself
2016 Nine Legends Himself
2017 Check Point T.J.
American Satan Hawk
2018 Con Man Sax
Television
Year Title Role Notes
1998 The Love Boat: The Next Wave Lou "The Pariah" Maguire Episode: "Captain Courageous"
1999 Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends Himself Episode: "Wrestling"
1999 E! True Hollywood Story Himself Episode: "Hulk Hogan"
2000 The Man Show Himself Episode: "Holiday Show 2"[7]
2002 Yes, Dear Big Guy Episode: "Walk Like a Man"
2002 Family Guy Angry bus passenger Episode: "Family Guy Viewer Mail 1"
2002 Arliss Himself Episode: "In with the New"
2002 Kim Possible Pain King Episode: "Pain King vs. Cleopatra"
2003 Punk'd Himself Episode: "Beyonce and Lindsay Lohan"
2004 Monster Garage Santa Claus Episode: "Box-Truck Wrestling Ring"
2005 Modern Marvels Himself Episode: "Private Collections"
2005 Desperate Housewives Inmate Episode: "My Heart Belongs to Daddy"
2005 Biker Build-Off Host [8]
2005 Automaniac Host [9]
2005 The Contender Himself Episode: "Who's Playing The Game?"
2006 Pros vs. Joes Himself Episodes: "Can You PVJ Champ?" and "Can You Cover Jerry Rice?"
2007 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Cupid Episode: "Loophole"
2007–2010 Bullrun Host
2008 Hulk Hogan's Celebrity Championship Wrestling Himself Episode: "In-Ring Psychology"
2008 Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? Himself / Contestant Ep. 3.15[10]
2009–2011 Garage Mahal Host with Brian Corsetti[11][12]
2010 The Celebrity Apprentice Himself / Contestant
2017, 2019 The Goldbergs Nick Mellor 8 episodes
2018 The Grand Tour Himself Celebrity guest
2018 The Flash Big Sir 2 episodes
2018–2022 NCIS: Los Angeles Lance Hamilton 4 episodes
2018–2019 Forged in Fire: Knife or Death Host 22 episodes
2019 Schooled Nick Mellor Episode: "Friendsgiving"

Championships and accomplishments change

References change

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Wrestlers Database - Goldberg". cagematch.net. Retrieved December 26, 2019.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 "Goldberg bio". WWE. Retrieved February 15, 2012.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Biography". Billgoldberg.com. Archived from the original on May 5, 2010. Retrieved February 8, 2011.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "WCW Road Wild - Saturday, 08/08/98". ddtdigest.com. Retrieved December 26, 2019.
  5. 5.0 5.1 "WCW Monday Nitro - Monday, 02/22/99". ddtdigest.com. Retrieved December 26, 2019.
  6. "WCW 1997 results". January 16, 2023., Saturday Night taping, against Buddy Landel
  7. Adam's The Man Show (May 31, 2016). "Man Show - Hanukkah With Goldberg". Archived from the original on April 27, 2020. Retrieved October 30, 2017 – via YouTube.
  8. Leatherman, Benjamin (July 18, 2014). "Wrestling Legend Bill Goldberg on What It Takes to Be a Real Man These Days". phoenixnewtimes.com. Retrieved October 30, 2017.
  9. Johnson, Davey G. (April 21, 2005). "Goldberg Gets Gangsta: History Channel's New Automaniac to Profile Famous Rides of the Past". jalopnik.com. Retrieved October 30, 2017.
  10. "Goldberg on "Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader"". wwe.com. Retrieved October 30, 2017.
  11. "Goldberg, Duggan, Simmons, Snuka among wrestling legends for Comic Con in Miami". miamiherald.com. Retrieved October 30, 2017.
  12. "Carter: Bill Goldberg to host DIY's 'Garage Mahal'". espn.com. Retrieved October 30, 2017.
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 "PWI Awards". Pro Wrestling Illustrated. Kappa Publishing Group. Archived from the original on January 21, 2016. Retrieved November 23, 2016.
  14. "Pro Wrestling Illustrated (PWI) 500 for 1998". Internet Wrestling Database. Retrieved November 23, 2016.
  15. 15.0 15.1 "Internet Wrestling Database - Goldberg: Pro Wrestling Illustrated Ratings".
  16. Herzog, Ken (December 21, 2016). "10 Best WWE Wrestlers of 2016". Rolling Stone. Retrieved September 30, 2020.
  17. "Goldberg's first WCW World Heavyweight Championship reign". WWE. Archived from the original on June 3, 2012. Retrieved June 3, 2012.
  18. "WWE United States Championship". Retrieved May 25, 2020.
  19. Meltzer, Dave (January 26, 2011). "Biggest issue of the year: The 2011 Wrestling Observer Newsletter Awards Issue". Wrestling Observer Newsletter. Campbell, CA: 1–40. ISSN 1083-9593.

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