Eddie Creatchman

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Eddie Creatchman
Ring name(s) The Brain[1]
The Boss[1]
Born February 27, 1928[1]
Montreal[1]
Died March 9, 1994[1]

Eddie Creatchman (February 27, 1928 - March 9, 1994) was a Canadian wrestler-turned-manager who is perhaps most famous for his time in Gino Brito's Montreal based promotion, where he was known as Eddie "The Brain" Creatchman, hated manager of wrestlers such as The Sheik, The Great Samu and Steve Strong.

Professional wrestling career[edit]

In the late 1940s, Creatchman began his career in professional wrestling as a referee.[1]

As a manager, Creatchman's character was known for wearing sunglasses, smoking a cigar, and wearing a Star of David.[1] Creatchman helped promote his wrestlers who could not handle themselves in interviews. He is best known for his time on the Quebec independent wrestling circuit, where he managed The Sheik and Abdullah the Butcher.[1] While managing The Sheik in 1970, he caused a riot at the Montreal Forum, and as a result, an impressed Sheik brought Creatchman to Detroit to continue managing him.[1]

In the 1980s, Creatchman served as the manager for Steve Strong in Montreal-based International Wrestling as Strong brawled with the likes of Abdullah the Butcher and Rick Martel. Also in the 1980s, he managed The Great Samu.

Personal life[edit]

Creatchman was born on February 27, 1928 in Montreal.[1]

Aside from wrestling, Creatchman owned a scrapyard.[1] He ran the scrapyard with his wife Goldie, whom he married in 1949.[1] She died in 1985.[1] His son Floyd Creatchman, who also became a manager, died in 2003.[2] He was survived by daughter Cheryl and at least one grandchild, Alissa.[1]

Wrestlers managed[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u "Canadian Hall of Fame: Eddie 'The Brain' Creatchman". SLAM! Wrestling. Retrieved 2009-01-26. 
  2. ^ Oliver, Greg (October 28, 2003). "Floyd Creatchman dead at 46". SLAM! Wrestling. Retrieved 2009-01-26. 

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