Smith Hart

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Smith Hart
Smith Hart cropped.jpg
Born (1948-11-28) November 28, 1948 (age 66)
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Resides Barrie, Ontario
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s) Smith Hart
Billed from Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Trained by Stu Hart
Debut 1973
Retired 1991

Smith Stewart Hart (born November 28, 1948) is a former Canadian professional wrestler and a member of the Hart wrestling family. His parents were Stu Hart and his wife Helen (both since deceased) and Smith was the first of their twelve children, being one of their eight sons (Bruce, Keith, Wayne, Dean, Bret, Ross, and the late Owen followed him).

Career[edit]

He wrestled in his father's Stampede Wrestling promotion and in Puerto Rico's World Wrestling Council in the 1970s. He is of Greek descent through his maternal grandparents. As well as trips to Japan, England, Germany and Holland.[1] While in Germany he caused a great uproar when before a match he gave the Nazi salute to the crowd. He also helped out behind the scenes at Stampede Wrestling.[2] After Hart House was sold he refused to move out by hiding inside it.

Hart opened a "Hart Brothers Wrestling School" in Cambridge, Ontario which has trained many wrestlers including the Highlanders.[3][4]

On March 28, 2010, Hart made an appearance at Wrestlemania 26 to help his brother Bret defeat Vince McMahon in a No Holds Barred Match.

He is the current booker for the Canadian based Great North Wrestling company.

On November 6, 2011 Smith brought back Stampede Wrestling in Barrie, Ontario.[5]

On November 19, 2013 Smith joined PWMania.com as a columnist.

Championships and accomplishments[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Caribbean Tag Team Title". wrestling-titles.com. Retrieved 2008-12-06. 
  2. ^ Harvey, Lyle. "Harts lose guest-house in fire". SLAM! Sports. Retrieved 2008-12-06. 
  3. ^ D'Amour, Mike. "WWF rumour 'disgusting'". SLAM! Sports. Retrieved 2008-12-06. 
  4. ^ Rennie, Steve (2005-03-29). "Highlanders set sights on WWE". SLAM! Sports. Retrieved 2008-12-06. 
  5. ^ http://www.hartgrapevine.com/

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