Montreal, Quebec, Canada
"Pretty Boy" Patterson, Le Reve du Quebec
Feds worked for: TSW
, WWWF, WWF
-West, Championship Wrestling From Florida (FL), Lutte International (Canada), NWA Hollywood (CA), NWA San Francisco (CA), New Japan Pro Wrestling (Japan), Pacific Northwest Wrestling (OR), World Championship Wrestling (Australia)
Atomic drop, Diving knee drop, Figure four leglock, Headbutt, Stinkface
-AWA World Tag Team Champion (w/ Ray Stevens)
-Canadian International Tag Team Champion (5x; 3 w/ Pierre LeFebvre, 2 w/ Raymond Rougeau)
-IWA Tag Team Champion (w/ Art Nelson)
-NWA (Amarillo) North American Champion
-NWA Americas Champion
-NWA Florida Tag Team Champion (w/ Ivan Koloff)
-NWA Florida Television Champion
-NWA (Los Angeles) North American Tag Team Champion (w/ Johnny Powers)
-NWA Pacific Northwest Champion (3x)
-NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team Champion (2x, 1 each w/ Tony Borne
and The Hangman)
-NWA (San Fransisco) United States Champion (6x)
-NWA (San Fransisco) World Tag Team Champion (9x; 3x w/ Rocky Johnson, 1 each w/ Billy Graham, Peter Maivia, Moondog Mayne, Pedro Morales, Tony Garea and Pepper Gomez)
-WWF Intercontinental Champion
-WWF World Hardcore Champion
-WWWF North American Champion
Grand Wizard, Gerald Brisco
, Vince McMahon, George Harris
Notable Feuds: Pepper Martin
, Al Pago Pago, Jim Dalton
& Jack Dalton 1st
, Kazimoto, Bing Kai Lee, Ted DiBiase
, Bob Backlund, Bruno Sammartino, Ken Patera
, Don Muraco, Sgt. Slaughter
, Angelo Mosca
, Ivan Koloff, Rougeau Brothers, Legion of Doom, Steve Austin, Rikishi
, Gerald Brisco
-Godfather of Stephanie McMahon
-Began his career as "Pretty Boy" Patterson, in the early-60's, which included red lipstick, and pink tights. He was accompanied by his pet poodle.
-Won the Cow Palace Battle Royal in 1975 and 1981, the last year the event was held.
-Wore a mask in the San Francisco area for a while. He always was billed under his own name and made no effort to hide his identity. His official reason for wearing a mask was to hide his facial expressions so his opponents couldn't tell if he was in pain. The real reason was so he could load the mask with foreign objects to headbutt the babyfaces for cheap wins.
-Retired from the ring in 1984.
-Hosted an interview segment known as "Le brunch de Pat", where he would politely ask questions in English but furtively mock his guests in French
-After retiring, became a WWF Official & Road Agent, as well as part time booker.
-Known for putting finishing touches on the booking of top matches.
- Refereed the main event of Hulk Hogan & Mr. T vs. Roddy Piper
& Paul Orndorff
at the 1st WrestleMan
-In 1992, he was one of the figures accused of sexual misconduct, and had to resign from the WWF until things cooled down. His sexual orientation came out during the sex scandal, but luckily he was not scoffed at by the industry, and was rehired.
-On October 5, 2004, he gave his notice to the WWE and left the company after Taboo Tuesday. This stemmed after his comments were published criticizing Triple H being over-pushed and blaming him for the recent slump.
-August 7, 2006: Patterson underwent emergency heart surgery to remove a cyst the "size of a baseball" from the main artery.
-October 13, 2006, Patterson amazingly returned to the WWE as a Road Agent (now called a "Producer").
-Released a CD entitled "My Second Dream" in 2009
-Inducted into the WWF Hall of Fame in 1996
-Lifetime member of The Cauliflower Alley Club