Kevin Nash

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Kevin Nash
(57th anniversary)
9 July 1959 
Detroit, Michigan, USA 
6' 9" (2,06 m)

Known for Tarzan in Magic Mike. Kevin Nash is one of the most well-known personalities in the wrestling business and has established himself not only in the realm of sports, but in the
entertainment world, as well.

Kevin grew up in Detroit, Michigan with dreams of playing on a professional basketball team. He played basketball for the University of Tennessee and headed overseas for several years where his dream of becoming a pro-basketball player came true, playing for various European teams.

Only after serving in the United States Army for two years did Kevin's life turn to wrestling. He began working for Ted Turner and his WCW wrestling company , and in 1993 he signed with Vince McMahon and the World Wrestling Federation (WWF).

Kevin's work in TV and film includes Brothers (2009) (FOX), Vacaciones en el mar: La nueva tripulaciĆ³n (1998) (UPN), Sabrina, cosas de brujas (1996) (ABC), and Nikki (2000) (WB). He has also hosted "VH1's The List" and been a guest on such talk shows as "The Test", The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992), Politically Incorrect (1993) and Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2003).

Kevin's additional work on the big screen includes El todopoderoso Thor (2011) (dir. Christopher Ray), The Newest Pledge (2012) (dir. Jason Michael Brescia) and Monster Brawl (2011) (dir. Jesse Thomas Cook).

Kevin Nash has recently appeared in Steven Soderberg's Magic Mike (2012) with Matthew McConaughey and Channing Tatum as well as Rock of Ages (2012) (dir. Adam Shankman), with Tom Cruise, Paul Giamatti, and Russell Brand. Kevin has also appeared in Paramount Pictures' El clan de los rompehuesos (2005) (dir. Peter Segal), with Adam Sandler, Chris Rock and Burt Reynolds; in Marvel Comics'/Artisan Entertainment's El castigador (2004) (dir. Jonathan Hensleigh), opposite John Travolta and Thomas Jane; and as "Bass Armstrong" in DOA: Dead or Alive (2006) (dir. Corey Yuen), based on the popular video game, with Jaime Pressly. Formerly in "TNA" Total Non-Stop Action Wrestling on Spike TV, Kevin is now back with "WWE" as "Diesel".

In his free time, Kevin spends time with his wife and son. - IMDb Mini Biography By: Kat Conran