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Lists the various Wrestling/{{WWE}} wrestlers active during the Rock 'N' Wrestling Era, from January 23, 1984 through April 4, 1993. Please limit associated tropes to that wrestler's time in WWE.

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Lists the various Wrestling/{{WWE}} wrestlers active during the [[Wrestling/WWEGoldenAgeEra Rock 'N' Wrestling Era, Era]], from January 23, 1984 through April 4, 1993. Please limit associated tropes to that wrestler's time in WWE.

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!!! Wrestling/TomZenk (Thomas Erwin Zenk) 1986-1987


!!! Marty Jannetty (Frederick Marty Jannetty) 1987, 1988-1992, 1992-1994, 1995-1996, 2005-2007, 2009
* TheBusCameBack: Every year and a half or so after WCW folded. He's usually on the wrong end of a match involving someone with a grudge against Shawn Michaels or a young superstar with a push or winning streak.
* ButtMonkey: Naming the least successful person of a Tag Team after they break up as [[PersonAsVerb the Jannetty]].
* RingOldies: Pushing 50 and still wrestling, and he's not half bad.
* TagTeam: The Rockers (with Wrestling/ShawnMichaels), The New Rockers (with [[Wrestling/AlSnow Lief Cassidy]])

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!!! Marty Jannetty Wrestling/MartyJannetty (Frederick Marty Jannetty) 1987, 1988-1992, 1992-1994, 1995-1996, 2005-2007, 2009
* TheBusCameBack: Every year and a half or so after WCW folded. He's usually on the wrong end of a match involving someone with a grudge against Shawn Michaels or a young superstar with a push or winning streak.
* ButtMonkey: Naming the least successful person of a Tag Team after they break up as [[PersonAsVerb the Jannetty]].
* RingOldies: Pushing 50 and still wrestling, and he's not half bad.
* TagTeam: The Rockers (with Wrestling/ShawnMichaels), The New Rockers (with [[Wrestling/AlSnow Lief Cassidy]])


!!! Uncle Elmer (Stan Frazier) 1985-1986
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%%* BadassBeard
%%* BigFun
* FarmBoy: He was from Mississippi.
* MightyGlacier: He was around 500 lbs. and did not move around very well.
%%* 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.

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!!! Uncle Elmer Wrestling/UncleElmer (Stan Frazier) 1985-1986
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%%* BadassBeard
%%* BigFun
* FarmBoy: He was from Mississippi.
* MightyGlacier: He was around 500 lbs. and did not move around very well.
%%* 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.

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!!! Wrestling/OutlawRonBass (Ronald Herd) 1987-1989


!!! 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
* HumiliatingWager: Lost a Jailhouse Match to The Big Bossman at ''[=SummerSlam=] 91''.
* IAmSong: His theme was like this.
-->''"I'm the Mountie\\
I'm handsome, I'm brave, I'm strong\\
I'm the Mountie\\
And I enforce the law"''
* NiceHat
* SiblingTeam: With his older brother Raymond as the Fabulous Rougeau Brothers.
* StunGuns: His WeaponOfChoice.
* TagTeam: The Fabulous Rougeau Brothers (with Raymond Rougeau), The Quebecers (with Pierre Oulette)
* WrestlingDoesntPay: A wrestling mountie.
* WrestlingFamily: A third-generation performer of a ''five''-generation family, going back to his grandfather Ed Auger.

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!!! [[Wrestling/JacquesRougeau The Mountie 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
* HumiliatingWager: Lost a Jailhouse Match to The Big Bossman at ''[=SummerSlam=] 91''.
* IAmSong: His theme was like this.
-->''"I'm the Mountie\\
I'm handsome, I'm brave, I'm strong\\
I'm the Mountie\\
And I enforce the law"''
* NiceHat
* SiblingTeam: With his older brother Raymond as the Fabulous Rougeau Brothers.
* StunGuns: His WeaponOfChoice.
* TagTeam: The Fabulous Rougeau Brothers (with Raymond Rougeau), The Quebecers (with Pierre Oulette)
* WrestlingDoesntPay: A wrestling mountie.
* WrestlingFamily: A third-generation performer of a ''five''-generation family, going back to his grandfather Ed Auger.
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!!! The Tonga Kid[=/=]Islander Tama (Samuel Larry Anoa'i Fatu) 1984-1988
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* ArchEnemy: "Rowdy" Roddy Piper, The British Bulldogs
* FaceHeelTurn: When he became Tama.
* PowerStable: [[Wrestling/BobbyHeenan The Heenan Family]]
* TagTeam: The Islanders with Haku.
* WildSamoan
* WrestlingFamily

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!!! [[Wrestling/TheTongaKid The Tonga Kid[=/=]Islander Tama Tama]] (Samuel Larry Anoa'i Fatu) 1984-1988
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* ArchEnemy: "Rowdy" Roddy Piper, The British Bulldogs
* FaceHeelTurn: When he became Tama.
* PowerStable: [[Wrestling/BobbyHeenan The Heenan Family]]
* TagTeam: The Islanders with Haku.
* WildSamoan
* WrestlingFamily
1984-1988


!!! Duane Gill/Gillberg (Duane Gill) 1991-1994, 1998-2000, 2003, 2007, 2017

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!!! [[Wrestling/{{Gillberg}} Duane Gill/Gillberg Gill/Gillberg]] (Duane Gill) 1991-1994, 1998-2000, 2003, 2007, 2017


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* BoisterousWeakling
* CatchPhrase: "Who's First?"
* FingerlessGloves
* InvertedTrope: The following would be played straight if he was Goldberg, but since he's Gillberg...
** BadassBeard
** BaldOfAwesome
** RammingAlwaysWorks: Using the [[FinishingMove spear]].
** UnderwearOfPower
** UnstoppableRage
* {{Jobber}}: Despite being the longest reigning Light Heavyweight Champion in company history.
* PowerStable: Was part of the J.O.B Squad, a group of perennial jobbers like CrashHolly and AlSnow
* SayMyName / CrowdSong: During his entrance the crowd (and his own theme music) chants... "Giiilllberg... Giiilllberg... Giiilllberg..."
* StylisticSuck: His entire ring entrance.
* TakeThat: His whole character is this to Wrestling/{{Goldberg}}. WWE waited until ''after'' Goldberg had suffered his first official defeat to introduce the parody.


!!! Jim Neidhart (James Henry "Jim" Neidhart) 1985-1992, 1994-1997, 2007
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* BadassBeard[=/=]BeardOfEvil: 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
* FastballSpecial: The Rocket Launcher, where The Anvil would throw Wrestling/OwenHart off the top rope onto their opponent.
* GeniusBruiser
* ItRunsInTheFamily
* 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.
* WrestlingFamily: Jim married into the Hart family and his daughter is Wrestling/NatalyaNeidhart.
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!!! Jim Neidhart (James Henry "Jim" Neidhart) Wrestling/JimNeidhart 1985-1992, 1994-1997, 2007
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* BadassBeard[=/=]BeardOfEvil: 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
* FastballSpecial: The Rocket Launcher, where The Anvil would throw Wrestling/OwenHart off the top rope onto their opponent.
* GeniusBruiser
* ItRunsInTheFamily
* 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.
* WrestlingFamily: Jim married into the Hart family and his daughter is Wrestling/NatalyaNeidhart.
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!!! Hercules Hernandez (Raymond "Ray" Fernandez) 1985-1992
* AlliterativeName: '''Her'''cules '''Her'''nandez
* ArchEnemy: Wrestling/HulkHogan, Billy Jack Haynes, Wrestling/UltimateWarrior, Wrestling/BobbyHeenan, [[Wrestling/TedDibiase Ted [=DiBiase=]]], [[Wrestling/JohnTenta Earthquake]], [[Wrestling/ShawnMichaels The Rockers]]
* BadassBeard: Until he shaved it down to a BadassMustache
* TheBrute: As a heel
* ChainPain: Herc carried a very long chain and he wasn't afraid to use it.
* CharlesAtlasSuperpower: Most of his gimmick centered around his strength.
* FinishingMove: "Back Breaker" Torture Rack, Full Nelson, Power-Plex (with Paul Roma)
* KnownOnlyByTheirNickname: The name Hernandez was dropped in late 1986, leaving him as simply Hercules.
* MadeASlave: [[Wrestling/TedDibiase Ted [=DiBiase=]]] attempted to buy Hercules from Wrestling/BobbyHeenan to be a slave. Herc wasn't too][[HeelFaceTurn happy about it]].
* PowerStable: He was part of the [[Wrestling/BobbyHeenan Heenan Family]] from 1986-1988.
* RedBaron: "Hercules," "The Mighty"
* TagTeam: Power and Glory, with Paul Roma
* UnderwearOfPower

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!!! Hercules Hernandez Wrestling/HerculesHernandez (Raymond "Ray" Fernandez) 1985-1992
* AlliterativeName: '''Her'''cules '''Her'''nandez
* ArchEnemy: Wrestling/HulkHogan, Billy Jack Haynes, Wrestling/UltimateWarrior, Wrestling/BobbyHeenan, [[Wrestling/TedDibiase Ted [=DiBiase=]]], [[Wrestling/JohnTenta Earthquake]], [[Wrestling/ShawnMichaels The Rockers]]
* BadassBeard: Until he shaved it down to a BadassMustache
* TheBrute: As a heel
* ChainPain: Herc carried a very long chain and he wasn't afraid to use it.
* CharlesAtlasSuperpower: Most of his gimmick centered around his strength.
* FinishingMove: "Back Breaker" Torture Rack, Full Nelson, Power-Plex (with Paul Roma)
* KnownOnlyByTheirNickname: The name Hernandez was dropped in late 1986, leaving him as simply Hercules.
* MadeASlave: [[Wrestling/TedDibiase Ted [=DiBiase=]]] attempted to buy Hercules from Wrestling/BobbyHeenan to be a slave. Herc wasn't too][[HeelFaceTurn happy about it]].
* PowerStable: He was part of the [[Wrestling/BobbyHeenan Heenan Family]] from 1986-1988.
* RedBaron: "Hercules," "The Mighty"
* TagTeam: Power and Glory, with Paul Roma
* UnderwearOfPower


!!! "Leaping" Lanny Poffo/The Genius (Lanny Mark Poffo) 1985-1992

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!!! [[Wrestling/LannyPoffo "Leaping" Lanny Poffo/The Genius Genius]] (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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* 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.



!!! Wrestling/DynamiteKid (Thomas "Tom" Billington) 1984-1988



* [[BreakupBreakout The Jannetty]]: Unofficial [[TropeNamers Trope Namer]]. To Wrestling/ShawnMichaels, and one of the most famous wrestling examples of the trope.



!!! Wrestling/DynamiteKid (Thomas "Tom" Billington) 1984-1988



* [[BreakupBreakout The Jannetty]]: To Bret Hart.



* GeniusBruiser: Was this as The Genius:.

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* GeniusBruiser: Was this as The Genius:. Genius.



!!! Jim Powers (James Manley) 1984-1994
* [[BreakupBreakout The Jannetty]]: To Paul Roma.

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!!! Jim Powers (James Manley) 1984-1994
* [[BreakupBreakout The Jannetty]]: To Paul Roma.
1984-1993



* [[BreakupBreakout The Jannetty]]: To Jimmy Snuka and to [[Wrestling/{{Meng}} Haku]].
* PowerStable: The Heenan Family

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* [[BreakupBreakout The Jannetty]]: To Jimmy Snuka and to [[Wrestling/{{Meng}} Haku]].
* PowerStable: [[Wrestling/BobbyHeenan The Heenan FamilyFamily]]



%%* MightyGlacier

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%%* MightyGlacier* MightyGlacier: He was around 500 lbs. and did not move around very well.


* PartsUnknown: "Outer Space"



* BadassBeard: Eh, it's more of a goatee, but it still counts.

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* BadassBeard: BadassBeard[=/=]BeardOfEvil: Eh, it's more of a goatee, but it still counts.

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