Full Name: Bret
Calgary, Alberta Canada
Madison Square Garden
The Gold Medal Hockey
New York Rangers
Type of Movie:
Action & Dramas
Matt Groening (Simpsons)
Cape Town, SouthAfrica
Fast Food Place:
Pete's Drive In
U2, Pearl Jam and
born on 2nd July 1957 in Calgary, Alberta Canada.
and dad's names are Stu and Helen. Stu is Canadian and Helen is American
(Bret holds both a US and Canadian passport) Stu is an accomplished wrestler
and football player and operates one of the worlds most famous wrestling
gyms 'The Dungeon' from his basemement in Calgary. Stu trained greats such
as Roddy Piper, Chris Benoit, Davey Boy Smith, Jim Neidhart and Chris Jericho,
but also his own sons.
one of 12 children. He has brothers: Owen (RIP), Dean (RIP), Kieth, Bruce,
Smith, Wayne and Ross. And sisters: Ellie, Diana, Georgia and Allison.
Bret's brothers all ended up having something to do with wrestling. Ellie
and Diana are married to Jim 'Anvil' Neidhart and The British Bulldog Davey
Boy Smith respectivley.
not the best student in school. The Hart kids used to be teased about their
dad and wrestling. They were often called "Hart Fart." Bret's favourite
subject at school was english.
Ernest Manning High School in Calgary.
At the age
of 14, Bret had no desire what so ever of becoming a pro wrestler. He instead
wanted to become a film director. He attended The Mount Royal College of
Film where he began to persue this career, but after a year he realised
that his call was the wrestling ring. He traded the movie reels for a pair
of wrestling boots and has never looked back.
got a divorce from his long time wife Julie.
He and Julie
have four children: Jayde, Dallas, Alexandra Sabina and Blade.
been around wrestling all his life. It was in his home and it is in his
blood. The Hart family are known as the first family of wrestling.
became involved in Stampede Wrestling when he was about 6, where he helped
out with the sound and lighting.
is Bret an excellent pro wrestler, he was also a very successful amateur
wrestler. While attending Ernest Manning High School in Calgary, he won
the city and provincial championships in three different weight classes:
145, 154 and 177 lbs.
pro in 1978.
up with the gimmick of wearing sunnies and leather. He adopted the colours
pink and black and have stuck with them all through his career. Bret did
not only wear the sunnies to look good, but also to hide his nervousness.
the WWF in 1984.
no doubt one of the greatest wrestlers in the history of Pro Wrestling.
He is known for his accurate, text book execution of every move, hence
the name 'Excellence of Execution' which Gorilla Monsoon bestowed on him.
Bret possesses an unlimited arsenal with which to flatten any opponent.
Although Bret is not beyond more ruthless tactics to win.
nicknamed "The best there is, the best there was and the best there ever
will be." Bret said something that has stuck with me on an interview once,
it was something along the lines of this: "Why call yourself the best if
you don't truly believe that in your mind?"
the 'Hitman' name name after boxer, Thomas Hearns lost to Sugar Ray Leonard.
is one of the best that the WWF has ever seen, they will never have another
responsible for rebuilding The New Hart Foundation which consusted of:
Himself, Owen Hart (RIP), Jim 'Anvil' Neidhart, Davey Boy Smith and Brian
a harsh fued between America and Canada in 1997 (but remember guys, it
was an angle)
one of the only wrestlers today that people can truly respect. He is a
forgotten hero and will always be my favourite international wrestler :)
the WWF on bad terms in November of 1997, and joined WCW in December of
the same year. In my personal opinion, I think that WCW has misused Bret
and wasted his talent. May they use him better in the future and give him
the respect and recognition that he truly deserves.
5 time WWF World Heavyweight Champion.
2 time WWF Intercontinental Champion.
2 time WWF Tag Team Champion with his brother in law, Jim 'Anvil' Neidhart.
the first ever WWF King of the Ring Tournament.
been WCW US Champion 3 times and is well on his way of becoming WCW World
Heavyweight Champion in the near future.
made numerous guest star and television appearances for things other than
the WWF and WCW.
as Luther Root on 'Lonesome Dove the Outlaw Years' in 1995.
on the show 'Sinbad' playing a character called Eyolf.
made a few guest appearances on the Fox show, 'MAD TV' (hehe remember Will
been on the 'Tonight Show.'
been on 'Dino' in Toronto.
been on 'Regis and Kathy Lee'. Bret put the sharpshooter on Regis.
been on 'Off the Record' and 'Gallagher'
been featured on 'The Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous'.
an outstanding documentary called 'Hitman Hart, Wrestling with Shadows'.
made a guest appearance on 'The Simpsons'.
on the 'Dateline' special about pro wrestling.
appeared on ESPN 'Outside the Lines' about professional wrestling.
been on 'The Today Show'.
been on 'Good Morning America'.
been on 'Larry King Live'.
a presenter at the 1999 NHL Hockey Awards.
Owen appeared on an episode of 'Honey I Shrank the Kids'.
a former part owner of The Calgary Hitmen, who are a very successful WHL
Jr. Hockey Team. They was named after Bret and their uniform features the
Hitman logo. Bret regularly wears a Hitmen Training Gear shirt on Nitro
and other TV appearences. Best of luck to The Calgary Hitmen for the future.
a very talented writer. He regularly writes a column for the Calgary Sun
and a column called "Straight from the Hart" for WCW/nWo Magazine. He is
currently working on a biography.
people know this, but Bret Hart is also a VERY talented cartoonist. He
likes to draw cartoons to make people laugh and his favourite part of drawing
is adding colour. His favourite media is ink.