Harley Race is a retired American professional wrestler born in 1943 in Quitman, Missouri. Race competed in the American Wrestling Association(AWA), National Wrestling Alliance (NWA), World Wrestling Federation (WWF), and World Championship Wrestling (WCW) during his career. Race won the NWA World Heavyweight Championship eight times, the NWA United States Championship, the NWA Missouri Heavyweight Championship, and the AWA World Tag Team Championship. Race is also a member of the WWE Hall of Fame, WCW Hall of Fame, Wrestling Observer Newsletter Hall of Fame, and the Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame. Race has two children and was married to B.J. Race until her death in 2009.