Big John Studd
WrestlerDied when: 47 years 29 days (565 months)
Star Sign: Aquarius
John William Minton (February 19, 1948 – March 20, 1995) was an American professional wrestler and actor, better known by his ring name, Big John Studd.
Studd is best known for his appearances with the World Wide Wrestling Federation/World Wrestling Federation in the 1970s and 1980s.
Studd held a number of championships over his career, including the NWA American Heavyweight Championship, NWA Mid-Atlantic Tag Team Championship, and WWF World Tag Team Championship, and was the winner of the 1989 Royal Rumble.
He was posthumously inducted into the WCW Hall of Fame in 1995 and the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2004.