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.
- Has been lead announcer for Mid-South/UWF (owned by Bill Watts), WCW, and WWE.
- He has been good friends with two different Steve Williams. One being "Dr. Death" Steve Williams and the other is also known as "StoneCold" Steve Austin.
- Created a line of barbecue sauces called "J.R.'s Slobberknocker BBQ Sauce," sold through World Wrestling Entertainment Shopzone. The cap on the bottle is a replica of his trademark black cowboy hat.
- Former Senior Vice President of Talent Relations for the WWE. He stepped down in early 2004. JR's internal position is now as Executive Vice President, Business Strategies working more closely to Vince McMahon
- Went to Westville High School in Westville, Oklahoma
- Bears a striking resemblance to actor 'Larry Hagman' (qv), who played J.R. Ewing on the TV series _"Dallas" (1978)_ (qv).
- 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.