Jan. 3rd, 1952
Fort Bragg, California, USA
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James William Ross is an American professional wrestling commentator and talent relations executive, who is currently signed to All Elite Wrestling as a commentator and senior advisor. Ross is most known for a long and distinguished career as a wrestling commentator for WWE, National Wrestling Alliance and WCW.
- The first Wrestlemania he appeared as play-by-play commentator for was _WrestleMania IX (1993) (V)_ (qv) in 1993.
- Collects John Wayne and Mickey Mantle memorabilia.
- Has been lead announcer for Mid-South/UWF (owned by Bill Watts), WCW, and WWE.
- Graduate of Northfield, Mt. Hermon.
- Almost walked out on his current job as play-by-play announcer with the WWE after they asked him to become J.R. and wear a cowboy hat. He said that cowboys were from Texas, not Oklahoma and didn't feel it was appropriate. After much persuasion he conceded to Vince McMahon's demands and gave in. He is now widely recognised as the most popular broadcaster in the history of the company
- He is a diehard Sooners fan.
- Suffers from Bells Palsy, a condition that is responsible for paralyzing half his face. He has had it since January 25, 1995.
- Played a major part in bringing superstar 'Mick Foley (I)' (qv) to WCW and WWE.