Gene Okerlund

Professional Wrestler


Eugene Arthur Okerlund (December 19, 1942 – January 2, 2019 - (aged 76)) also known by his ring name Mean Gene Okerlund, was an American professional wrestling interviewer, announcer and wrestler. He was best known for his work in the World Wrestling Federation and World Championship Wrestling. Gene was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2006 by Hulk Hogan. He was signed to a lifetime contract with WWE and worked for promotional programs, mostly WWE Network programming and occasionally TV.