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WWE Legend

Paul Bearer

Dead at 58

3/6/2013 8:05 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Paul Bearer -- the spooky WWE manager who helped introduce The Undertaker -- died Tuesday evening at the age of 58 ... this according to the WWE.

Bearer -- real name "Bill" Moody -- joined the WWE in 1990 ... playing the role of a creepy funeral director who managed various wrestling stars ... including Undertaker, Kane, Rick Rude, Vader and Mankind.

The details surrounding Bearer's death are unclear -- but he reportedly suffered from serious health problems over the past decade ... including morbid obesity and gallbladder issues.

R.I.P.

The WWE released a statement saying ... "WWE is saddened to learn of the passing of William Moody, aka Paul Bearer."

"Moody made his WWE debut in 1991 as the manager of The Undertaker and went on to become a memorable part of WWE over the course of the next 20 years. Our deepest condolences go out to Moody’s family, friends and fans."

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bernergirl    

Wow, not a good day for guys in power, fake or any otherwise.

594 days ago
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mark    

This is sad to hear, he was a great guy to talk to out of the ring and had such effect as a character in the ring! RIP!

594 days ago
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Nostradamus    

Oh the irony. This one practically writes itself. Hilarious comments in 3 2 1...

594 days ago
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Shah Boogey    

Not a good time to be 58 years old it seems.. R.I.P

594 days ago
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Bill03948    

I can't believe he was only 58 years old.. You sure about that TMZ???? He looked 50 back in the 80's.

594 days ago
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Mrugowsky    

Oh, well

594 days ago
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Jesse Boyer    

RIP Paul Bearer. He was definitely the greatest manager not just in the WWE but in wrestling period.

594 days ago
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thisisme3    

Is it me it does he somewhat resemble Ron Jeremy?

594 days ago
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tdr9    

God bless. RIP

594 days ago
10.

Carl    

Too bad. Surprised he was so young as he looked about 50 back then.

594 days ago
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Mike L    

Damn. The wrestling industry lost a good guy today. RIP Bill.

And those of you talking **** can go the hell. I hope you f*cks drop dead next. Pieces of **** talking bad about a man in his death announcement. What kind of person does that? No person does. You're neanderthals, and thats being generous. Apes is more like it.

594 days ago
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Cheryl    

R.I.P to the best manager in wrestling.

594 days ago
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Bryan    

RIP Percy. One of the best manager characters of all time!

594 days ago
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Toallthehatersoftheworld    

He was scary looking rip

594 days ago
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Reyna38    

Not good... He was soo funny... I met him and he was nice... With the Undertaker...soo cool may he RIP

594 days ago
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