He was rushed to a nearby hospital, but never regained consciousness. Other small roles have followed, and Cena is set to feature in a new Scooby Doo movie, 'The Curse of the Ghost Bear', sometime this year. The most insightful comments on all subjects will be published daily in dedicated articles. Due to the sheer scale of this comment community, we are not able to give each post the same level of attention, but we have preserved this area in the interests of open debate. The 60-year-old is the longest-serving wrestler in WWE, but he also played lead character Randolph Spencer in TV series 'Thunders In Paradise', which aired between 1993 and 1995. As we previously reported, Warrior clutched his chest outside of an Arizona hotel on April 8 while walking with his wife. Johnson's latest role sees him feature in 'Fast & Furious 7', set to be released next year. The 54-year-old wrestler, real name James Hellwig, collapsed on 8 April while he was walking with his wife to their car from a hotel in Arizona. Regular misuse also increases the chances of cardiac arrest, as well as hypogonadism, testicular atrophy, impaired spermatogenesis, gynaecomastia, and psychiatric disturbance. Professional wrestling veteran Bruno Sammartino, who attended the WWE Hall of Fame induction ceremony alongside "Warrior" -- an inductee -- last week, told CBS', He added, "He had two beautiful little daughters that he has, and they were on stage with him. Officials tell TMZ ... the official cause of death for Warrior -- real name James Hellwig -- was determined to be "Atherosclerotic/Arteriosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease" ... aka heart disease. Il est connu pour son travail à la World Wrestling Federation (WWF) (qui est devenu par la suite la World Wrestling Entertainement (WWE)) et à la World Championship Wrestling sous le nom de ring de The Ultimate Warrior. Authorities in Phoenix, Ariz., say former pro wrestler The Ultimate Warrior died of cardiovascular disease. When I mean we all... Certain guys wanted a certain edge, and I tell ya, I tried it back when I was a kid too," DDP replied. The Ultimate Warrior died from a massive heart attack ... this according to the medical examiner who conducted the autopsy, TMZ has learned. The Ultimate Warrior died from a massive heart attack... this according to the medical examiner who conducted the autopsy, TMZ has learned. What happens if the president doesn't accept the election results? The Ultimate Warrior, one of the most famous professional wrestlers of all time, died of a heart attack at the very young age of 54 on April 8, 2014, just days after he was inducted into the World Wrestling Hall of Fame. © 2014 CBS Interactive Inc. All Rights Reserved. Copyright © 2020 CBS Interactive Inc. All rights reserved. The 33-year-old plays an emergency medical technician who finds himself caught in a deadly 12-round game of cat and mouse. Want an ad-free experience?Subscribe to Independent Premium. One of the biggest names in WWE made his Hollywood debut in ‘Recoil’ in 2011. He also starred in reality TV show 'Hogan Knows Best', as well as taking on several cameo roles in films such as 'Rocky III', 'Muppets from Space', and as a voiceover in 'Gnomeo and Juliet' in 2011. The action film, which also stars Danny Trejo and Serinda Swan, sees Austin play a vigilante cop trying to exact revenge on a gang who murdered his family. 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The Ultimate Warrior's cause of death revealed April 14, 2014 / 5:17 PM / CBS/AP Authorities in Phoenix, Ariz., say former pro wrestler The Ultimate Warrior died of cardiovascular disease… It allows our most engaged readers to debate the big issues, share their own experiences, discuss real-world solutions, and more. Officials tell … His death occurred just hours after he appeared on Monday Night RAW, and after he was inducted into the WrestleMania Hall of Fame. In 1985, while training in California for a bodybuilding contest he received an invitation to join a group of bodybuilders in forming a professional wrestling team. Get TMZ breaking news sent right to your browser! Our journalists will try to respond by joining the threads when they can to create a true meeting of independent Premium. Election Day could turn into "Election Week" with rise in mail ballots. The Ultimate Warrior was one of pro wrestling's biggest stars in the late 1980s. "Yeah back in the day, we all used them back in the day. Officials classified Warrior's death as "natural" -- meaning neither drugs nor alcohol were directly involved. The 54-year-old wrestler, real name James Hellwig, collapsed on 8 April when he was walking with his wife, Find your bookmarks in your Independent Premium section, under my profile. Maricopa County spokeswoman Cari Gerchick says that's the finding from an autopsy conducted Thursday by the county Medical Examiner's Office. Warrior (né James Brian Hellwig le 16 juin 1959 à Crawfordsville et mort le 8 avril 2014 à Scottsdale) est un catcheur (lutteur professionnel) et un culturiste américain. Anabolic steroid abuse in athletes has been linked to a range of adverse health conditions, including cardiovascular disease. © 2020 EHM PRODUCTIONS,INC. He was rushed to the hospital where he was pronounced dead at age 54. Are you sure you want to delete this comment? First published on April 14, 2014 / 5:17 PM. According to reports, Warrior clutched his chest and collapsed at 5:50 p.m. while walking to his car with his wife outside of their hotel in Arizona. Battleground Tracker: Biden leads in Michigan and Nevada, race tied in Iowa, A behind-the-scenes look at how mail-in ballots are processed, With more mail-in ballots, officials urge patience on election night, Americans and the right to vote: Why it's not easy for everyone, Why some mail-in ballots are rejected and how to make sure your vote counts. Independent Premium Comments can be posted by members of our membership scheme, Independent Premium. WWE star The Ultimate Warrior died from heart disease, his autopsy has concluded. Culturiste devenu catcheur, il a remporté à deux re… ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. With his wife's life in danger, he has to find out why he was chosen before she is killed. He accepted and left behind both his bodybuilding career and his ambition to be a chiropractor.Renaming himself Dingo Warrior, in 1986 Hellwig began wrestling with World Class Championship Wrestling (WCCW). ALL RIGHTS RESERVED, Download the TMZ App on the Apple App Store, Download the TMZ App on the Google Play Store. Warrior's colleagues said Warrior appeared frail during Wrest… The 54-year-old wrestler's given name was James Brian Hellwig. "And it's something that once that's in your body I guess you're gonna have some ramifications from that, without question. Ultimate Warrior cause of death: WWE Hall of Famer died from heart disease, autopsy concludes. He was walking to his car with his wife outside a hotel in Phoenix when he put his hand over his heart and fell on the ground. In it, she questioned former WWE wrestler Diamond Dallas Page on the industry's use of steroids. He chose his name when someone remarked that he looked like a w… Last week, wrestling commentator Nancy Grace hosted a segment on the Ultimate Warrior Jim Hellwig's potential cause of death. He had been inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame on April 5, appeared at WrestleMania XXX on April 6, and made his first Rawappearance in almost 18 years on April 7, the day before his death. Nearly eight years after making his debut in WWE, the wrestler bagged his first film role in 'The Campaign' in 2012, which starred comedy kings Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis, 'The Miz' was then chosen for the lead in 'The Marine 3: Homefront'. The Biz Turned On Us After Left Eye Died ... Super Bowl Ring Already Hits Auction Block. Arguably the most successful actor to stem from the WWE industry, 'The Rock' has appeared in 27 titles to date. Please be respectful when making a comment and adhere to our Community Guidelines. 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In run-of-the-mill action thriller 'The Marine', John Cena sets about tracking down a group of thieves who kidnapped his wife. The existing Open Comments threads will continue to exist for those who do not subscribe to Independent Premium. "But Jim Hellwig he was a passionate individual towards working out, big time. Alleged Forever 21 Shoplifter Leaps Off Ledge ... ©2020 EHM PRODUCTIONS,INC. Create a commenting name to join the debate, There are no Independent Premium comments yet - be the first to add your thoughts, There are no comments yet - be the first to add your thoughts. Get the latest breaking news delivered straight to your inbox. Waiting for your permission to load the comments. Warrior, born James Brian … How do I vote in my state in the 2020 election? Start your Independent Premium subscription today. Want to bookmark your favourite articles and stories to read or reference later? Please continue to respect all commenters and create constructive debates. Scottsdale police have said there were no signs of foul play. And if you look at him today he was nowhere near as big as he was back then.". He was taken to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced dead after suffering what doctor’s labelled a “catastrophic medical event”. A week after collapsing in a parking lot and dying, doctors have determined the cause of death for World Wrestling Entertainment icon Ultimate Warrior. You can find our Community Guidelines in full here. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Warrior died on April 8, 2014, in Scottsdale, Arizona. He collapsed April 8 while walking with his wife, Dana Hellwig, to their car at a Scottsdale hotel and was pronounced dead at a hospital. They looked so proud. "Tonight, claims of drug use and steroids swirling, he's admitted that he used drugs," she began. Cari Gerchick, a spokesperson from Maricopa County in Phoenix, confirmed that the post-mortem was conducted on Thursday by the county Medical Examiner's Office.