Animal pro
Joseph Michael Laurinaitis
BornSeptember 12, 1960
FromPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania

Professional wrestling career

Ring NameAnimal
Animal Warrior
Road Warrior Animal
Height6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight305 lb (138 kg)
BilledChicago, Illinois

Joseph Michael Laurinaitis (September 12, 1960) better known by his ring name Road Warrior Aniamal (or simply Animal), a American professional wrestler, Along with Road Warrior Hawk, Animal was one-half of the tag team the Road Warriors/the Legion of Doom. Also a sporadic singles competitor, he headlined the 2001 WCW pay-per-view event Sin, in contention for the WCW World Heavyweight Championship.