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The Undertaker

Birth name Mark William Calaway

Ring name(s) (The) Undertaker Kane the Undertaker[1] "Mean" Mark Callous[2] Punisher Dice Morgan[2] The Punisher[2] Texas Red[2] The Master of Pain[2]

Billed height 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)[3]

Billed weight 299 lb (136 kg)[3]

Born March 24, 1965 (age 47)[4] Houston, Texas

Resides Austin, Texas

Billed from Death Valley[3]

Trained by Don Jardine[5]

Debut 1984[6]

Mark William Calaway (born March 24, 1965)[4] is an American professional wrestler better known by his ring name The Undertaker. He is signed to WWE and is the company 's most tenured performer, and he is the only remaining active competitor from the very first episode of WWE Raw in 1993. Calaway began his wrestling career with World Class Championship Wrestling (WCCW) in 1984. He joined World Championship Wrestling (WCW) as "Mean" Mark Callous in 1989. When WCW did not renew Calaway 's contract in 1990, Calaway signed with the World Wrestling Federation. After debuting as Kane the Undertaker, the name was shortened to The Undertaker and he has remained with the company since. The Undertaker has performed under two personas. The first is the role of The Deadman, an undead, occult-like figure, which has consisted of many different styles. He debuted his original Deadman persona during his own on-camera debut at Survivor Series (1990). At this event, the Undertaker was clad as a Western mortician. In October of 1998, the Undertaker appeared as the leader of the Ministry of Darkness (with similar apparel). Since WrestleMania XX, the Undertaker has appeared as a hybrid version of the Deadman character, using elements of the previous Deadman incarnations. His other persona is The American Bad-Ass, a biker, which he portrayed from



References: Early career (1984–1989) World Championship Wrestling (1989–1990) Debut and various feuds (1990–1994) Calaway made his WWF debut as "Kane the Undertaker"[1] at a taping of WWF Superstars on November 19, 1990.[13] His original Deadman persona depicted him as wearing a trench coat and black hat with grey gloves and boot covers Return; various storylines (1994–1997) Hell in a Cell and Brothers of Destruction (1997–1998) Ministry of Darkness (1999) American Bad Ass/Big Evil (2000–2003) Return of the Deadman (2004–2007)

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