Captain Lou Albano
Born Louis Vincent Albano, the wrestling star known as Captain Lou Albano began his career in the 1950s, making an immediate impact on the pro wrestling scene with his impressive stature and flair for showmanship. He would become a fixture of the WWF throughout the '60s and '70s and found crossover success in the 1980s, appearing in several music videos for iconic music star Cyndi Lauper, and starring in the live-action segments of the animated series The Super Mario Brothers Super Show. He remained active in the wrestling scene throughout the '90s and 2000s, making cameo appearances and accepting a place in the WWF Hall of Fame. Albano passed away in 2009, at the age of 76.