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Jake Roberts

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Aurelian Jake Smith, Jr. (born May 30, 1955) is a second-generation American professional wrestler, the son of former wrestler Aurelian "Grizzly" Smith. He is best known by his ring name of Jake "The Snake" Roberts, and often brought snakes into the ring, including a boa constrictor named Damien and even a de-venomed cobra, named Lucifer. Roberts is best known for his two stints in the World Wrestling Federation—the first between 1986 and 1992, and the second between 1996 and 1997—though he also wrestled in the National Wrestling Alliance in 1983, World Championship Wrestling in 1992, and the Mexico-based Asistencia Asesoría y Administración between 1993 and 1994 and again in 1997. He appeared in Extreme Championship Wrestling during the summer of 1997, and has made sporadic appearances for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling from 2006 through 2008. Throughout his career he was known for his intense and cerebral promos, his dark charisma, his extensive use of psychology in his matches, and has been credited as inventor of the DDT maneuver. Roberts was also one of the subjects of the 1999 documentary film Beyond the Mat. Description above from the Wikipedia article Jake Roberts, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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May 30, 1955 In Gainesville, TX
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Saturday Night's Main Event 1985-05-10
Latest Project:
Movie Diamond Dallas Page: Positively Living 2017-04-04
Known For
Poster of At What Cost? Anatomy of Professional Wrestling
Poster of Psychotic State
Poster of WWE In Your House 8: Beware of Dog
Poster of WWE In Your House 6: Rage in the Cage
Movie Diamond Dallas Page: Positively Living Himself 2017-04-04
Movie The Bet Mr. Lucas 2016-05-03
Series Swerved Jake "The Snake" Roberts 2015-06-22
Movie The Old Boys 2015-06-20
Movie At What Cost? Anatomy of Professional Wrestling Himself 2015-04-25
Series WWE 24 Himself 2015-01-26
Movie The Resurrection of Jake the Snake Himself 2015-01-23
Movie El Alambrista: La Venganza 2014-10-11
Movie Undertaker: The Streak 21-1 Jake "The Snake" Roberts 2014-05-09
Movie WWE Hall Of Fame 2014 Himself 2014-04-05
Movie Psychotic State Himself 2014-03-01
Movie WWE: Best of WWE at Madison Square Garden 2013-08-13
Movie Legends of Mid-South Wrestling 2013-09-10
Movie PWG: Kurt Russellreunion 2 - The Reunioning Himself 2011-01-29
Movie WWE: Top 50 Superstars of All Time 2010-12-07
Movie Hulk Hogan: Unreleased Collectors Series 2010-12-07
Movie Macho Madness - The Randy Savage Ultimate Collection 2009-06-09
Movie WWE: The Ladder Match 2007-06-05
Movie WWE: Jake 'The Snake' Roberts - Pick Your Poison Himself 2005-01-01
Movie Beyond the Mat Himself 1999-10-22
Series Seven Days Unknown 1998-10-07
Movie WWE Royal Rumble 1997 Jake "The Snake" Roberts 1997-01-19
Movie WWE In Your House 7: Good Friends, Better Enemies Himself 1996-04-28
Movie WWE Royal Rumble 1996 Himself 1996-01-21
Movie WWE In Your House 6: Rage in the Cage Himself 1996-02-18
Movie WWE WrestleMania XII Jake "The Snake" Roberts 1996-03-31
Movie WWE In Your House 8: Beware of Dog Himself 1996-05-26
Movie WWE King of the Ring 1996 Jake 'The Snake' Roberts 1996-06-23
Movie WWE SummerSlam 1996 Jake "The Snake" Roberts 1996-08-17
Movie WWE Survivor Series 1996 Himself 1996-11-17
Series Goosebumps Unknown 1995-10-27
Series Boy Meets World Unknown 1993-09-24
Movie WCW Halloween Havoc 1992 Himself 1992-10-25
Movie WWE WrestleMania VIII Himself 1992-04-05
Movie WWE Royal Rumble 1992 Himself 1992-01-19
Movie WWE This Tuesday In Texas Himself 1991-12-03
Movie WWE WrestleMania VII Himself 1991-03-24
Movie WWE Royal Rumble 1991 Himself 1991-01-19
Movie WWE Royal Rumble 1990 Himself 1990-01-21
Movie WWE WrestleMania VI Himself 1990-04-01
Movie WWE SummerSlam 1990 Himself 1990-08-27
Movie WWE Survivor Series 1990 Himself 1990-11-22
Movie WWE Survivor Series 1989 Himself 1989-11-23
Movie WWE WrestleMania V Himself 1989-04-02
Movie WWE Survivor Series 1988 Jake "The Snake" Roberts 1988-11-24
Movie WWE SummerSlam 1988 Jake "The Snake" Roberts 1988-08-29
Movie WWE WrestleFest Jake 'The Snake' Roberts 1988-07-31
Movie WWE WrestleMania IV Jake "The Snake" Roberts 1988-03-27
Movie WWE Royal Rumble 1988 Jake "The Snake" Roberts 1988-01-24
Movie WWE Survivor Series 1987 Jake "The Snake" Roberts 1987-11-26
Movie WWE WrestleMania III Jake "The Snake" Roberts 1987-03-29
Series WWF Wrestling Challenge 1986-09-07
Movie WWE The Big Event Jake "The Snake" Roberts 1986-08-27
Movie WWE WrestleMania II Bret "Hitman" Hart 1986-04-07
Series Saturday Night's Main Event 1985-05-10