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Wrestling legend 'American Dream' Dusty Rhodes dies at 69

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Used to be one of my favorite wrestlers when I was a kid. RIP Dusty!

dusty-rhodes.jpg 'The American Dream' Dusty Rhodes passed away Thursday at the age of 69. (WWE)

Pro wrestling legend Dusty Rhodes passed away on Thursday, WWE announced via its website.

Rhodes was 69 years old. A cause of death was not immediately available.

Known worldwide as "The American Dream," Rhodes (real name Virgil Runnels) spent several decades as a main-event attraction in pro wrestling, becoming a major influence in terms of his charisma and his ability to give captivating and entertaining interviews. Rhodes was also a major influence as a booker, and had recently spent time helping WWE evaluate and train new hires. Rhodes was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2007.

Rhodes had four children and two grandchildren. His two sons, Cody and Dustin, followed in their father's footsteps as professional wrestlers and are currently under WWE contract.

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RIP Mr Rhodes.

Looks like Christopher Lee followed right behind him:(


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Sad sad day. The American dream is gone.

“I have wined and dined with kings and queens and I’ve slept in alleys and dined on pork and beans.”

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