How did you get into wrestling?
Bobby Heenan: Bought a ticket
Did you have any influences if so who?
Buddy Rogers & Ray Stevens
What was your schedule in the WWF like compared to that of AWA OR WCW?
AWA: 3-4 times a week -- some air, some car
WWF: 25 days a month -- mostly air, some car---it was rough!
WCW: 2 times a week -- all air
If you were going to manage a wrestler one last time who would it be and why?
The big kid named Brock Lesnar @ WWE. He's and has that specialty about him.
Everyone has an opinion about who's the greatest wrestler ever. Who do you feel is the greatest wrestler and why?
Like asking who's the greatest actor or actress--they're all different. Would have to say for the one who put the most people in the seats --Hogan!
What wrestlers if any do you still keep in contact with?
None really -- Mosca, Harley, Bastien Raschke -- once or twice a year.
What are the PROS and CONS of Professional wrestling ?
Pros: Travel, Interesting people & places
Cons: No benefit, no retirement, no residuals etc.
Do you have any words of wisdom for someone thinking about getting into the Professional wrestling business?
Get an education and got a job with benefits. The wrestling business, in my opinion, is over.
All right guy
Mene Gene Okerlund
Last book read
Yes, We Have No Bananas
Timemaster (I'm in it with Mean Gene)
LEGENDS OF THE RING would like to thank The Manager of the Century Bobby "The Brain" Heenan for taking the time to do the interview with us and we wish him and his family the very best!!! The above picture is used with the permission of Bobby " The Brain" Heenan.