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Thursday, October 15, 2009

Cap'n Lou 1933-2009

Cap'n Lou Albano
Captain Lou Albano died at the age of 76 Wednesday October 14th in Westchester County in suburban New York.

Louis Vincent Albano was born on July 29, 1933, in Rome. After moving to the U.S., the family settled in Mount Vernon, N.Y. Albano began wrestling in 1953 in Canada. In the mid-1980's he worked with the WWF's most popular wrestlers Hulk Hogan, "Rowdy" Roddy Piper and Andre the Giant.

Survivors include his wife, Geri, four children and 14 grandchildren.


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