Lists the various Wrestling/{{WWE}} wrestlers active during the Rock 'N' Wrestling Era, from 1984 through 1993. Please limit associated tropes to that wrestler's time in WWE.

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[[folder: A]]
!!! Adrian Adonis (Keith A. Franke) 1982-1987
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* AlliterativeName
* CampGay
* FinishingMove: Good Night, Irene (Sleeper)
* GorgeousGeorge: Specifically, a homage of Wrestling/ExoticAdrianStreet.
* RealMenWearPink: And makeup.
* RedBaron: "Adorable"
* SissyVillain
* TagTeam: The North-South Connection with Dick Murdoch.
* TalkShowWithFists: "The Flower Shop," until "Rowdy" Roddy Piper destroyed it.
* TraumaticHaircut: Gave Brutus Beefcake one, but he retaliated by shaving Adonis bald..
* UnderwearOfPower

!!!Tony Atlas (Anthony White) 1983-1987, 1990-1991, 2008-2010
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* AllAmericanFace: His most famous gimmick, as "Mr. USA".
* AnnoyingLaugh
* AwesomeMomentOfCrowning: Inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2006.
* CharlesAtlasSuperpower: Of course. It's his freaking last name!
* DefeatingTheUndefeatable: He was the first man to pin Hulk Hogan. Actually Hogan had his foot on the bottom rope but the referee didn't see.
** Note this was when Hogan was still a heel, and had not yet become a GodModeSue.
* RedBaron: "Mr. USA"
* UnderwearOfPower
* UrExample: He and Rocky Johnson were the first black tag team champions, defeating the Wild Samoans.
* VitriolicBestBuds: His relationship with Abraham Washington developed into this.
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[[folder: B]]
!!! Wrestling/TheBarbarian[=/=]Headshrinker Sionne (Sionne Vailahi) 1988-1992, 1994-1995

!!! Wrestling/BrutusBeefcake (Edward Harrison Leslie) 1984-1993

!!! [[Wrestling/JohnNord The Berzerker]] (John Nord) 1991-1993

!!! [[Wrestling/BigBossman The Big Bossman]] (Raymond Walter "Ray" Traylor, Jr.) 1988-1993, 1998-2003

!!! Wrestling/BamBamBigelow (Scott Charles Bigelow) 1987-1988, 1992-1995

!!! B. Brian Blair 1984-1988

!!! [[Wrestling/DaveyBoySmith The British Bulldog]] (David "Davey" Boy Smith) 1984-1988, 1990-1992, 1994-1997, 1999-2000

!!! [[Wrestling/SteveLombardi The Brooklyn Brawler]] (Steve Lombardi) 1983-

!!! [[Wrestling/AllenCoage Bad News Brown (Allen James Coage) 1978-1979, 1988-1990]]

!!! "Jumpin'" Jim Brunzell 1984-1993

!!! Wrestling/KingKongBundy (Chris Pallies) 1985-1987, 1994-1995

!!! Big Bully Busick (Nick Busick) 1991
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* AlliterativeName
* BadassMustache
* TheBully: Well, yeah.
* CigarChomper
* FinishingMove: The Stump Puller.
* {{Jerkass}}: He'd antagonize kids at ringside and even got in the face of ring announcer Mike [=McGuirk=] until Sid Justice made the save.
* NiceHat: A derby.
* TheRoaringTwenties: His gimmick was a throwback to that era.
* ScrewThisImOuttaHere: He made his TV debut in August and left in November.
* UrExample: The first wrestler managed by [[Wrestling/HarveyWippleman Dr. Harvey Wippleman]].
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[[folder: C]]
!!! Cousin Junior (Lanny Kean) 1984-1985
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* FarmBoy
* FinishingMove: Mule Kick
* NiceHat
* PartsUnknown: "Pigeon Forge, KY"
* ScrewThisImOuttaHere[=/=]RealLifeWritesThePlot: Walked out once he started making some money, although a variety of other theories have been floated as well. Hillbilly Jim has since said that Kean "went crazy." George "The Animal" Steele claimed that Kean felt that he had made enough money and so he retired.
* {{Unrelated|Brothers}} WrestlingFamily: With Uncle Elmer, Hillbilly Jim and Cousin Luke

!!! Cousin Luke (Gene Petit) 1985-1987
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* ArchEnemy: "Rowdy" Roddy Piper, "Cowboy" Bob Orton Jr.
* FarmBoy
* FinishingMove: Mule Kick
* GameBreakingInjury: A broken ankle kept him out of the ''[=WrestleMania=] 2'' battle royal.
* PartsUnknown: "[=Hogwaller=], TN"
* SuspiciouslySimilarSubstitute: For Cousin Junior
* {{Unrelated|Brothers}} WrestlingFamily: With Uncle Elmer, Hillbilly Jim and Cousin Junior
* TheVoiceless
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[[folder: D]]
!!! Wrestling/{{Ted DiBiase}} (Theodore Marvin "Ted" [=DiBiase=], Sr.) 1979, 1987-1996

!!! Wrestling/HacksawJimDuggan (James Edward Duggan) 1987-1993, 2005-2009
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[[folder: E]]
!!! [[Wrestling/JohnTenta Earthquake/Golga]] (John Anthony Tenta) 1989-1993, 1994, 1998-1999
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[[folder: F]]
!!! Wrestling/RicFlair (Richard Morgan Fliehr) 1991-1993, 2001-2009
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[[folder: H]]
!!! [[Wrestling/{{Meng}} Haku]] (Tonga 'Uli'uli Fifita) 1985-1992, 2001

!!! Wrestling/BretHart (Bret Sergeant Hart) 1984-1997, 2010-

!!! Wrestling/OwenHart (Owen James Hart) 1988-1989, 1991-1999

!!! Wrestling/HillbillyJim (Jim Morris) 1984-1997

!!! Wrestling/HulkHogan (Terry Gene Bollea) 1979-1980, 1983-1993, 2002-2003, 2005-2007, 2014-

!!! [[Wrestling/HonkyTonkMan The Honky Tonk Man]] (Roy Wayne Farris) 1986-1991, 19971998, 2001, 2008

!!! Wrestling/BarryHorowitz 1981-1983, 1997-1990, 1991-1997
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[[folder: I]]
!!! Wrestling/TheIronSheik (Hossein Khosrow Ali Vaziri) 1979-1980, 1983-1987, 1988, 1991-1992, 1996-1997
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[[folder: J]]
!!! Rocky Johnson (Wayde Douglas Bowles) 1983-1984
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* AwesomeMomentOfCrowning: Inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2008.
* {{Badass|Family}} WrestlingFamily: Son-in-law to Peter Maivia, a member of the Samoan wrestling family and his son is [[Wrestling/DwayneJohnson The Rock]].
* CanadaEh
* FinishingMove: Boston Crab
* ItRunsInTheFamily
* RedBaron: "The Soulman"
* UrExample: He and Tony Atlas were the first black tag team champions, defeating the Wild Samoans.

!!! Wrestling/JunkyardDog (Sylvester Ritter) 1984-1988
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[[folder: K]]
!!! [[Wrestling/{{Kamala}} Kamala the Ugandan Giant]] (James Harper Harris), 1984, 1986-1987, 1992-1993

!!! Corporal Kirchner (Mike Kirchner) 1986-1987
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* AllAmericanFace
* AlwaysSecondBest: He couldn't be ranked higher than "Corporal" because of Sgt. Slaughter.
* BadassBeard
* FinishingMove: Airborne Slam
* UnnecessaryRoughness: Other wrestlers didn't want to work with him because they thought he was too stiff.
* UsefulNotes/YanksWithTanks: Did a U.S. Army gimmick.
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[[folder: M]]
!!! Wrestling/RickMartel (Richard Vigneault) 1980-1982, 1986-1995

!!! Wrestling/ShawnMichaels (Michael Shawn Hickenbottom) 1988-2010

!!! [[Wrestling/MissingLink The Missing Link]] (Byron James John Robertson) 1985

!!! [[Wrestling/CurtHennig Mr. Perfect]] (Curtis Michael "Curt" Hennig) 1982-1984, 1988-1996, 2002

!!! The Mountie (Jacques Rougeau Jr.) 1986-1994, 1998
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* AlwaysGetsHisMan
* CanadaEh
* CivvieSpandex: Wrestles in his mountie gear.
* CoolShades
* DirtyCop
* DreadfulMusician: Sings in both his Mountie and Quebecers themes... off-key.
* ForeignWrestlingHeel
* NiceHat
* SiblingTeam: With his older brother Raymond as the Fabulous Rougeau Brothers.
* StunGuns
* WrestlingDoesntPay: A wrestling mountie.

!!! Wrestling/DonMuraco (Donald Muraco) 1981-1988
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[[folder: N]]
!!! Nailz (Kevin Wacholz) 1992
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* ArchEnemy: Big Bossman
* AxCrazy
* FinishingMove: Sleeper.
* InstitutionalApparel
* MightyGlacier
* UnstoppableRage

!!! Jim Neidhart (James Henry "Jim" Neidhart) 1985-1992, 1994-1997, 2007
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* BadassBeard: Eh, it's more of a goatee, but it still counts.
* BoisterousBruiser
* CommutingOnABus: After the Hart Foundation split in 1991, he faded into the background until he left in March 1992. He returned at ''King of the Ring'' in June 1994 and was gone by the end of the year. He made one appearance under his own name in 1996 before his short-lived repackaging as "Who." He returned properly in 1997 for the Hart Foundation reunion and left in December. Returned in 2007 for the ''Raw'' 15th Anniversary Battle Royal.
* EvilLaugh
* GeniusBruiser
* ItRunsInTheFamily
* [[BreakupBreakout The Jannetty]]: To Bret Hart.
* RealMenWearPink
* RedBaron: "The Anvil"
* TagTeam: With Wrestling/BretHart as the Hart Foundation.
** The New Foundation, with Owen in late 1991 to early 1992.
* WhosOnFirst: It was the source of his short-lived masked "Who" gimmick in mid-1996.
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[[folder: O]]
!!! [[Wrestling/TheOneManGang The One Man Gang[=/=]Akeem]] (George Gray) 1987-1990

!!! Paul Orndorff (Paul Parlette Orndorff, Jr.) 1983-1987
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* AwesomeMomentOfCrowning: Inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2005.
* BerserkButton: Fans were encouraged to taunt him by calling him Paula.
* BlondGuysAreEvil: If he's a Heel
* FinishingMove: Piledriver
* HeelFaceRevolvingDoor
* PowerStable: The Heenan Family
* RedBaron: "Mr. Wonderful"
* UnderwearOfPower
* UngratefulBastard: To Hulk Hogan
** Many fans felt Hogan was a complete {{Jerk|ass}} to Orndorff and that Paul was completely justified when he turned on Hulk.

!!! Bob Orton (Robert Keith Orton) 1982, 1984-1987, 2005-2006
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* AwesomeMomentOfCrowning: Inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2005.
* RedBaron:
** "Cowboy"
** "TheAce" and "The Bodyguard"
* RingOldies
* SuplexFinisher: Specifically, a superplex.
* WrestlingDoesntPay: A wrestling cowboy, not that's ever in short supply in WWE.
* WrestlingFamily: With his father, Bob, Sr., brother Barry and son [[Wrestling/RandyOrton Randy]].

!!! Outback Jack (Peter Stilsbury) 1986-1988
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* UsefulNotes/{{Australia}}
* CaptainErsatz[=/=]NoCelebritiesWereHarmed: For Film/CrocodileDundee.
* DemotedToExtra[=/=]{{Jobber}}: He'd beat the lower ranked guys but lose to more significant guys.
* FinishingMove: Boomerang clothesline
* LandDownUnder
* NiceHat
* ToothyIssue
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[[folder: P]]
!!! [[Wrestling/RoddyPiper "Rowdy" Roddy Piper]] (Roderick George Toombs) 1984-1996, 2003, 2005-

!!! Lanny Poffo (Lanny Mark Poffo) 1985-1992
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* BadassBeard
* CulturedBadass: Would read poetry to the audience on the back of frisbees as "Leaping" Lanny.
* GeniusBruiser: Was this as The Genius:.
* OvershadowedByAwesome: When your brother is '''Randy Savage'''...
* RedBaron: "Leaping" and "The Genius."
* UnderwearOfPower
* UrExample: One of the first North American wrestlers to use the Senton Bomb and the moonsault in the arsenal.
* WrestlingFamily: His brother was [[Wrestling/RandySavage "Macho Man" Randy Savage]], and his father, Angelo Poffo, was a famous wrestler in the 1950s and 60s.
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[[folder: R]]
!!! Wrestling/HarleyRace 1986-1989

!!! Wrestling/DustyRhodes (Virgil Riley Runnels, Jr.) 1989-1991, 2005-2007

!!! [[Wrestling/JakeRoberts Jake "The Snake" Roberts]] (Aurelian Smith, Jr.) 1986-1992, 1996-1997

!!! [[Wrestling/PlayboyBuddyRose "Playboy" Buddy Rose]] (Paul Perschmann) 1982-1985, 1990-1991

!!! [[Wrestling/MikeRotunda Mike Rotunda Irwin R. Schyster]] (Lawrence Michael "Mike" Rotunda) 1984-1987, 1991-1995

!!! Wrestling/RickRude (Richard Erwin Rood) 1987-1990, 1997
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[[folder: S]]
!!! Wrestling/TitoSantana (Mercedes Solis) 1979-1980, 1983-1993

!!! Wrestling/RandySavage (Randall Mario Poffo) 1985-1994

!!! Wrestling/BuzzSawyer (Bruce Woyan) 1984

!!! Wrestling/IronMikeSharpe 1983-1995

!!! [[Wrestling/SidEudy Sid]] (Sidney Raymond "Sid" Eudy) 1991-1992, 1995-1997

!!! Wrestling/SgtSlaughter (Robert Remus) 1980-1984, 1990-2002, 2005-2009

!!! Skinner ([[Wrestling/TheFabulousOnes Stephen Paul]] [[Wrestling/DoinkTheClown "Steve" Keirn]]) 1991-1993, 2007-
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* ImprovisedWeapon: Skinner's use of an alligator claw.
* RetiredBadass: Now works as the President of [[Wrestling/{{WWENXT}} NXT Wrestling]] (formally Florida Championship Wrestling), WWE's developmental league.
* SquashMatch: Was on the wrong side of one against Wrestling/OwenHart at ''Wrestling/{{WrestleMania}} VIII''.
* WrestlingDoesntPay: A wrestling alligator hunter, then a wrestling clown as Doink.
* WrestlingFamily: Well, almost. Keirn's son Cory had three matches in FCW in 2007 and left wrestling right after.

!!! [[Wrestling/JimmySnuka Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka]] (James William Reiher) 1982-1985, 1989-1992

!!! [[Wrestling/DanSpivey Dan Spivey/Waylon Mercy]] 1985-1988, 1995

!!! [[Wrestling/RickySteamboat Ricky "The Dragon" Steamboat]] (Richard Henry Blood, Sr.) 1985-1988, 1991

!!! Wrestling/GeorgeSteele (William James Myers) 1968-1970, 1972, 1976, 1984-1988, 1998-1999

!!! Wrestling/BigJohnStudd (John William Minton) 1982-1986, 1989
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[[folder: U]]
!!! [[Wrestling/UltimateWarrior The Ultimate Warrior]] (Warrior FKA James Brian Hellwig) 1987-1992, 1996

!!! Uncle Elmer (Stan Frazier) 1985-1986
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* BadassBeard
* BigFun
* FarmBoy[=/=]SweetHomeAlabama: He was from Mississippi.
* MightyGlacier
* NiceHat
* PapaWolf: To anyone who threatened his [[UnrelatedBrothers "family"]]
* RingOldies: Was pushing '''47''' when he debuted in WWE. Understandably, he didn't have a long run.
* {{Unrelated|Brothers}} WrestlingFamily: Uncle to Hillbilly Jim, Cousin Junior and Cousin Luke.

!!! Wrestling/TheUndertaker (Mark William Callaway) 1990-
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[[folder: V]]
!!! Mad Dog Vachon (Maurice Vachon) 1984-1985
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* AwesomeMomentOfCrowning: Inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2010.
* BaldOfAwesome
* CanadaEh
* CarpetOfVirility
* HeelFaceTurn: After decades of being a {{Heel}} he was a {{Face}} for his short run with the company before he retired.
* RedBaron
* RingOldies: Was still wrestling at 55.
* WrestlingFamily: Brother of wrestlers Paul and Vivian Vachon, and the uncle of wrestler Wrestling/LunaVachon.

!!! Wrestling/GregValentine (John Wisniski, Jr.) 1978-1981, 1984-1992, 1993-1994

!!! Wrestling/{{Virgil}} (Mike Jones) 1987-1994, 2010

!!! Wrestling/NikolaiVolkoff (Josip Nikolai Peruzović) 1968, 1970-1971, 1974, 1976-1977, 1979, 1984-1990, 1991-1992, 1994-1995

!!! [[Wrestling/VonErichFamily Kerry Von Erich]] (Kerry Gene Adkisson) 1990-1992
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[[folder: W]]
!!! Wrestling/KokoBWare (James Ware) 1986-1994

!!! Wrestling/BarryWindham (Barry Clinton Windham) 19841985, 1989, 1996-1998
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