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Hello. My name is Steve Austin.  You can google my name, or Stone Cold Steve Austin, and find out just about everything there is to know about me.  This is my bio, and I’m writing it… so I’m going to make a long story, short.  I’m not going to sit here and flap my gums about every single thing I’ve done in my life…so I’m just going to stick with the bare basics.  Here goes…

  • Born on December 18, 1964 as Steven James Anderson in Austin, Texas to mother Beverly Harrison and then, after moving to Victoria, Texas, adopted by stepfather Ken Williams and subsequently  named Steven James Williams
  • Three brothers-Scott, Kevin, and Jeff and one sister, Jennifer
  • Excelled in football, baseball, and track
  • Grew up in Edna, Texas
  • Graduated 1983 from Edna High School
  • Attended Wharton County Junior College in Wharton, Texas on a football scholarship in 1984-85
  • Attended North Texas State University in Denton, Texas on a football scholarship in 1986-87
  • Left college to work on a freight dock for Watkins Motor Lines
  • Saw a commercial on television for a wrestling school and joined Gentlemen Chris Adams Wrestling School
  • Made professional wrestling debut in Dallas, Texas at the world famous Sportatorium in 1989
  • Was Pro Wrestling Illustrated Rookie of the Year in 1990 working for Jerry Jarrett’s United States Wrestling Association
  • Left USWA for Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling in 1991
  • Formed the tag team of the Hollywood Blonds with the late Flyin’ Brian Pillman
  • Fired from WCW due to injury in 1995
  • Hired by creative genius Paul Heyman to work for Extreme Championship Wrestling in 1995
  • Left ECW in 1995 to work for professional wrestling’s greatest influence and visionary, Vince McMahon’s, at that time, World Wrestling Federation
  • Entered WWF as the Ringmaster with little fanfare and after viewing an HBO program on Richard Kuklinski, the Ice Man, created the persona of Stone Cold Steve Austin.  Entering the company as a heel, and then transitioning to a babyface at WrestleMania 13 against Bret Hit Man Hart.  As an antihero found great success and many titles and led the charge into what would become known as the Attitude Era.  Suffered a major neck injury at Summerslam 1997 after a botched piledriver.
  • Underwent cervical 3-4 fusion in 1999.  Made return to the ring in 2001.
  • Wrestled last match at WrestleMania 19 in Seattle, WA. in 2003.
  • Had a supporting role in Adam Sandlers The Longest Yard in 2004.
  • Legally changed name to Steve Austin to save a lot of headaches
  • Starred in The Condemned in 2006.
  • Filmed several independent movies in 2007-current
  • Inducted into WWE Hall of Fame in 2009
  • Hosted WWE reality show Tough Enough on USA Network in 2011
  • Currently making movies and hunting as much as possible
  • Proud owner of the Broken Skull Ranch in Tilden, Texas
  • Happily married to Kristin with three dogs, Brio, Shona, and Hershey, the father of two girls, Stephanie and Cassidy, stepfather to Jade, and godfather to Lachlan
  • And Thats The Bottom Line…