Jake Roberts

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Jake Roberts is a retired American professional wrestler born in 1955 in Gainesville, Texas. He was known as The Snake and he brought snakes to the ring before his matches.  During his career, he wrestled in World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), Mid-South Wrestling (MSW), World Championship Wrestling (WCW), and the NationalWrestling Alliance (NWA). Titles he has won include the Mid-South North American Title, NWA World Television Title, SMW Heavyweight Title, and WCCW Television Title. In 2014, he was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame.

30 May, 1955

Jake Roberts born in Gainesville, Ga.


Roberts (Aurelian Smith Jr) is born in Gainesville, Georgia. He develops an interest in professional wrestling as a young man and begins his career as a referee with Mid-South Wrestling. He later makes his wrestling debut for the company.

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