|John William Minton|
|Born||February 19, 1948|
|Died||March 20, 1995 (aged 47)|
Burke, Virginia, United States
|From||Butler, Pennsylvania, United States|
Professional wrestling career
|Ring Name||Big John Studd|
|Height||6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)|
|Weight||363 lb (165 kg)|
John William Minton (February 19, 1948 – March 20, 1995), better known by his ring name Big John Studd, a American professional wrestler and actor who best known for his appearances with the World Wide Wrestling Federation/World Wrestling Federation in the 1970s and 1980s.
Studd held a number of championships over his career, including the NWA Mid-Atlantic Tag Team Championship, WWA World Tag Team Championship and WWWF World Tag Team Championship, and was the winner of the 1989 Royal Rumble. He was posthumously inducted into the WCW Hall of Fame in 1995 and the WWE Hall of Fame in 2004.