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|Birth name||Larry Pitchford|
|Residence||Pompano Beach, Florida|
|Professional wrestling career|
|Ring name(s)||Eric the Golden Boy
|Billed weight||200 lb (91 kg; 14 st)|
|Billed from||The Sensation of the Nation|
|Trained by||Dean Higuchi
His wrestling career began in 1963, and by 1970 he had become one of the biggest names on the Pacific Northwest Wrestling circuit. He was renowned for his unique wrestling moves (and finishing move "The Thumb") and crazy characters he created for himself. On match days, he would find a historic figure whose date of birth fell on that day and pretend to be them during the match and in interviews.
In 1971, he released an album bearing his stage name, Beauregarde, featuring Greg Sage of the Wipers on guitar. Beauregarde enlisted Sage (then 17) after overhearing him playing guitar for a friend's band at Sound Productions studio in Portland.
In 1973, he managed the tag team of Brute Bernard and Jay York in Jim Crockett's "Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling" promotion.
After retiring from wrestling, he bought a sheet-rock company in Florida where he lives and spends most of his time fishing.
On February 4, 2006, Beauregarde made his first wrestling related appearance in many, many years at HCW's Incredible 8 Tournament in South Florida. There, promoter Nick Mayberry presented him with an HCW Award, along with wrestlers Rusty Brooks, Stephen "Big Daddy" DiBlasio and "Outlaw" JR James.
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