|Born||August 4, 1960|
|From||Irvington, New Jersey, United States|
Professional wrestling career
|Ring Name||Dean Malenko|
|Height||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Weight||212 lb (96 kg)|
Dean Simon (August 4, 1960) a American retired professional wrestler, better known by his ring name Dean Malenko. He is best known for his time with Extreme Championship Wrestling, New Japan Pro Wrestling, World Championship Wrestling and the World Wrestling Federation.
Although never a world champion, Malenko achieved championship success in ECW, WCW and the WWF, winning 11 total titles between the three organizations. Pro Wrestling Illustrated named Malenko the #1 wrestler in the world in 1997, and he was inducted into the Hardcore Hall of Fame in 2015. Four-time WWE world champion Daniel Bryan said that his "number one guy, growing up, was Dean Malenko."