Brutus Beefcake is an American professional wrestler born in 1957 in Tampa, Florida. He started his career under the moniker of Ed Boulder and wrestled in many southern wrestling territories. In 1984, he joined the WWF and changed his name to Brutus Beefcake. In 1985, he and Greg Valentine won the WWF World Tag Team Titles from The US Express (Barry Windham and Mike Rotundo). Pro Wrestling Illustrated rated him 75th in its top 500 singles wrestlers in the PWI 500 in 1995. He is married to Barbara McGondel and has one daughter.