[Captain Lou Gallery]
||"Captain" Lou Albano
||July 29, 1933
||Carmel, New York
Billed from Italy
|Height & Weight:
||5'10" - 350 lbs
Big John Studd
King Kong Bundy
Wrestlers that Captain Lou Albano Has Managed:
The Mongols (Bepo & Geeto)
The Golden Terror
George The Animal Steel
|Baron Mikel Scicluna
Prof. Toru Tanaka
Andre The Giant
Iron Mike McCord
The British Bulldogs
Midwest Tag Team title w/Tony Altimore..
WWF United States Tag Team title w/Tony Altimore defeating Spiros Arion & Arnold Skaaland..
Lou Albano first rose to national prominence in the late-fifties as part of a tag team known as The Sicilians with Tony Altimore..
The Scicilians caused a lot of contraversy with their stereotypical Italian gangster gimmick..
The Scicilians were once approached in Chicago by some legitimate "wise guys" and were told -- to tone their act down..
June 30, 1961: The Scicilians won the prestigous Midwest Tag Team title in Chicago..
July 10, 1967: The Scicilians won the WWF United States Tag Team title from Spiros Arion & Arnold Skaaland..
Lou Albano ended his partnership with Altimore and set out to become a manager, targeting WWWF Champion, Bruno Sammartino..
Lou Albano led "The Russian Bear" Ivan Koloff to end Bruno Sammartino's seven year title reign..
Lou Albano led Pat Patterson, Don Muraco & Greg Valentine to Intercontinental title reigns..
Lou Albano led the Wild Samoans, The Valiant Brothers, Saito & Fuji, The British Bulldogs to the WWF Tag Team Titles.
Lou Albano led 15 different teams to the WWF Tag Team titles!
November 1986: Lou Albano left the WWF to sponcer Multiple Scorces desiase..
1989: Lou Albano went into semi-retirement and starred in a TV program called "The Super Mario Bros. Super Show"..
Lou Albano became a vegetarian which helped him drop 150lbs..
1996: Lou Albano was inducted into the WWF Hall of Fame..
May 2005: Captain Lou Albano, 71, suffered a heart attack and was released from the hospital later that week..
January 13, 2006--East Coast Wrestling Association: Jimmy Snuka w/Captain Lou Albano defeated Mike Tobin..
March 14, 2006: Lou Albano was honored at the premiere party for the release of the Super Mario Brothers TV show on DVD..
~~~Guests: Lou Duva of boxing fame, Iron Sheik, Jimmy Valiant, Nikolai Volkoff, Jimmy Snuka and host Johnny Valiant..
April 29, 2006--National Wrestling Superstars: Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka w/Captain Lou Albano defeated Johnny Candido..