Dave Bautista

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Born: 01/18/1969 in Washington D.C., USA

Filmography

Actor (19)

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 2017 (Movie)

Drax (Actor)

Kickboxer: Vengeance 2016 (Movie)

Tong Po (Actor)

Marauders 2016 (Movie)

Stockwell (Actor)

Bus 657 2015 (Movie)

Cox (Actor)

Heist 2015 (Movie)

Jason Cox (Actor)

Jimmy Kimmel Live 2014 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Guest

L.A. Slasher 2015 (Movie)

The Drug Dealer #1 (Actor)

Spectre 2015 (Movie)

Hinx (Actor)

The Warrior's Gate 2015 (Movie)

(Actor)

TripTank 2015 (Tv Show)

Voice

Guardians of the Galaxy 2014 (Movie)

Drax (Actor)

House of The Rising Sun 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

Riddick 2013 (Movie)

Diaz (Actor)

The Man With the Iron Fists 2012 (Movie)

Brass Body (Actor)

Head Case 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

WWE Tribute to the Troops 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)

Actor

Iron Chef America 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

Saturday Night's Main Event 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Actor

Smallville 2006 (Tv Show)

Actor

Milestones

2011

Makes debut as mixed martial artist; wins first match by TKO in first round

2010

Makes feature film debut in "Wrong Side of Town"

2010

Retires from WWE

2009

Named WWE Champion

2008

Wins fourth and final World Heavyweight Champion title

2006

Wins second World Heavyweight Champion title

2005

Wins WWE Tag Team Champions title with Rey Mysterio

2005

Quits Evolution and defeats Triple H to take World Heavyweight Champion title

2002

Signs with "Raw," assumes "Batista" as performing name

2002

Promoted to WWE as Deacon Batista, enforcer for Rev. D-Von

2000

Professional wrestling debut as "Leviathan" with Ohio Valley Wrestling

Bonus Trivia

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Failed his audition for wrestler Sgt. Buddy Lee Parker at WCW Power Plant and was told that he had no future in professional wrestling

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Suffered a real-life injury to his triceps during a match with Mark Henry in 2006; would blame Henry's "carelessness" in the ring for the incident, which forced him to vacate the World Heavyweight Championship title

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Appeared with fellow WWE performers Shelton Benjamin, Josh Mathews and Candice Michelle at 2008 Democratic National Convention in an effort to encourage fans to vote

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Accused of and denied use of anabolic steriod use in 2007 ESPN article focusing on Florida pharmacies filing prescription for illegal drugs

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Avid collector of vintage lunchboxes

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