Captain Lou Albano July 29, 1933 – October 14, 2009

Captain Lou Albano, the rubber band wearing, bearded, shouting, WWE Rock and Wrestling Connection era manager and who played Super Mario on TV and famously starred in Cyndi Lauper’s music videos of the 80’s passed away today at age 76. He was a pop culture icon, who after 30+ years in the wrestling business was able to take his late wrestling career popularity and capitalize on it in TV and movies. He even had his on 900 number… in tribute, see below.