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Steve Austin

Steve Austin's magnetic presence and bold, yet charming nature have captivated audiences around the world. He is set to make his starring debut in the first of a three-picture deal under the WWE Film banner as the lead role in The Condemned, which will hit theaters nationwide on April 27, 2007. He plays Jack Conrad, a prisoner awaiting the death penalty in a corrupt Central American prison, who is forced to fight to the death in order to gain his freedom.

Austin's previous acting credits include The Longest Yard, starring Adam Sandler. He played Guard Dunham, a tough, yet humorous, prison guard whose inmates attempt to start a football team. In addition to film, Austin made his mark in television through his recurring role on the hit CBS show Nash Bridges as Detective Jake Cage. His appearances across 13 episodes were the highest rated in the history of the show. This inherent appeal makes Austin a sought-after and wildly entertaining guest for the top television talk shows. He has appeared on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, Live with Regis and Kelly, Jimmy Kimmel Live, and The Howard Stern Show.

What made Austin a house hold name around the world, however, was his legendary career as a professional wrestler with World Wresting Entertainment, where he is best known as Stone Cold Steve Austin. Stone Cold Steve Austin has pretty much done it all in his sports-entertainment career. Between the WWE, WCW and ECW, he has held 17 championships, including holding the WWE Championship six times. In addition, the Texas Rattlesnake is a 3-time Royal Rumble winner and the 1996 King of the Ring. He holds an immense and incredibly devoted fan base and is considered one of the most popular WWE Superstars of all time.

This Texas native recently located to Los Angeles, though interests expand well beyond the realm of Hollywood. As an avid outdoorsmen, Austin enjoys hunting, fishing, camping, four-wheeling and spending time with his three dogs. Austin enjoys a variety of sports, especially football, and other interests include cars, trucks, motorcycles, country and western music as well as metal and rock.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2007.

Steve Austin Facts

Birth Name Steven James Williams
OccupationActor, Athlete
BirthdayDecember 18, 1964 (59)
BirthplaceAustin, Texas, USA
Height6' 1" (1m85)  How tall is Steve Austin compared to you?

Selected Filmography

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Bridge of Spies
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The Wiz
The Expendables
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