Legendary Wrestling Announcer ‘Mean’ Gene Okerlund Has Died
WWE on Wednesday announced the passing of legendary announcer Gene Okerlund. "WWE is saddened to learn that WWE Hall of Famer Gene Okerlund, the most recognizable interviewer in sports-entertainment history, has passed away at age 76," WWE said in a tweet. “Mean Gene," as he was named by fellow Minnesotan Jesse “The Body” Ventura, was first an interviewer in the American Wrestling Association.