Deceased WWF/WWE wrestlers include Owen Hart, The Ultimate Warrior, Eddie Guerrero and Andre the Giant. Owen Hart died due to an in-ring accident, while the others died outside the ring.Continue Reading
Owen Hart was born on May 7, 1965. Many family members of his were known for wrestling, including his brother Bret. He died on May 23, 1999, during the WWF pay-per-view event titled "Over the Edge." He was supposed to be lowered from the ceiling to the ring on a cable, but he fell during the process and hit has head on a turnbuckle after a fall of 70 feet.
The Ultimate Warrior, whose real name is James Brian Hellwig, was born on June 16, 1959. He was the first wrestler to hold the WWF Championship and WWF Intercontinental Championship at the same time. He died on April 8, 2014, from a myocardial infarction caused by atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.
Eddie Guerrero was born on Oct. 9, 1967. His uncle and cousin were wrestlers, and his father was a wrestling promoter. He died on Nov. 13, 2005, due to acute heart failure caused by atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.
Andre the Giant, whose real name is André René Roussimoff, was born on May 19, 1946. He had acromegaly, which caused his massive size. Andre was a popular wrestler, and he acted in "The Princess Bride." He died on Jan. 27, 1993, due to a heart attack.Learn more about Wrestling