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20 Things You Didn't Know About The Undertaker

A deep dive into The Deadman.

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There's no denying that The Undertaker is one of the greatest wrestlers of all time - a tenaciously gifted in-ring performer whose skills are nevertheless eclipsed by the brilliance of his character.

Taker, real name Mark Calaway, has intentionally kept himself concealed in a cloak of enigma for the majority of his career, only truly breaking character in recent times, and most decisively in the brilliant The Last Ride documentary series.

As a result, there's a ton of fascinating information about 'Taker's life and career that has likely passed most fans by, from his uneasy origins to his role in the creation of a certain iconic wrestling move, and everything in-between.

As much as the success of The Undertaker has been a result of his fierce commitment to the character, now that it seems 'Taker's time in the ring is done - probably, anyway - fans are eager for him to unload every last morsel of dishy backstage gossip.

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But for now, here's what you need to know about the intimate life and impossibly epic career of the man, the myth, the legend...

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