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Aurelian Smith Jr.

Aurelian Smith Jr., better known by the ring name Jake "The Snake" Roberts, is an American actor and professional wrestler currently signed to All Elite Wrestling (AEW).s a second-generation American professional wrestler, the son of former wrestler Aurelian "Grizzly" Smith. He is best known by his ring name of Jake "The Snake" Roberts, and often brought snakes into the ring, including a boa constrictor named Damien and even a de-venomed cobra, named Lucifer. Roberts is best known for his two stints in the World Wrestling Federation—the first between 1986 and 1992, and the second between 1996 and 1997—though he also wrestled in the National Wrestling Alliance in 1983, World Championship Wrestling in 1992, and the Mexico-based Asistencia Asesoría y Administración between 1993 and 1994 and again in 1997. He appeared in Extreme Championship Wrestling during the summer of 1997, and has made sporadic appearances for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling from 2006 through 2008. Throughout his career he was known for his intense and cerebral promos, his dark charisma, his extensive use of psychology in his matches, and has been credited as inventor of the DDT maneuver. Roberts was also one of the subjects of the 1999 documentary film Beyond the Mat. Description above from the Wikipedia article Jake Roberts, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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May 30, 1955 In Gainesville, TX
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Alastor
Latest Project:
Movie Out of Exile 2023-01-20
Known For
Poster of Canadian Wrestling's Elite: Featuring Jake
Poster of Beyond the Mat
Poster of Goosebumps
Poster of Boy Meets World
Movie Alastor The Stranger 2024
Movie Credible Self 2024
Movie RFVideo Face Off Vol. 6: See, Hear, Speak No Evil Himself 2024
Movie Out of Exile Remy 2023-01-20
Movie AEW Beach Break Jake "The Snake" Roberts 2021-02-03
Movie AEW Revolution Jake Roberts 2021-03-07
Movie AEW Fyter Fest Jake "The Snake" Roberts 2021-07-14
Movie AEW Double or Nothing Jake "The Snake" Roberts 2021-05-30
Movie AEW St. Patrick's Day Slam Jake "The Snake" Roberts 2021-03-17
Movie AEW Dynamite Anniversary Show Jake "The Snake" Roberts 2020-10-14
Movie You Cannot Kill David Arquette Self (archive footage) 2020-08-21
Movie AEW Fyter Fest Jake Roberts 2020-07-01
Movie AEW Double or Nothing Jake "The Snake" Roberts 2020-05-23
Movie The Peanut Butter Falcon Sam 2019-08-09
Movie Randy Savage Unreleased: The Unseen Matches of The Macho Man 2018-05-29
Movie Parts Unknown The Holiness(voice) 2018-06-08
Movie Canadian Wrestling's Elite: Featuring Jake "The Snake" Roberts Himself 2018-08-25
Movie Diamond Dallas Page: Positively Living Himself 2017-04-04
Movie Toxic Tutu Himself 2017-10-28
Movie The Bet Mr. Lucas 2016-05-03
Movie The Resurrection of Jake The Snake Himself 2015-01-23
Series WWE 24 Himself 2015-01-30
Series Swerved Jake "The Snake" Roberts 2015-06-22
Movie The Old Boys Jake "The Snake" Roberts 2015-06-20
Movie At What Cost? Anatomy of Professional Wrestling Himself 2015-04-25
Movie It's Good To Be The King: The Jerry Lawler Story Himself 2015-05-19
Movie Psychotic State Himself 2014-03-01
Movie WWE Hall Of Fame 2014 Himself 2014-04-05
Movie WWE: 150 Best Pay-Per-View Matches, Vol 1 Himself 2014-03-11
Movie College Fright Night Richard Hertz 2014-10-24
Movie Undertaker: The Streak 21-1 Jake "The Snake" Roberts 2014-05-09
Movie El Alambrista: La Venganza 2014-10-11
Movie The Sheik 2014-04-26
Movie Catch of the Day Self 2014-09-12
Movie WWE: Best of WWE at Madison Square Garden Himself 2013-08-13
Movie The History of WWE: 50 Years of Sports Entertainment Himself 2013-11-18
Movie Legends of Mid-South Wrestling Jake "The Snake" Roberts 2013-09-10
Movie WWE: Undertaker 20-0 - The Streak Jake 'The Snake' Roberts (archive footage) 2012-07-23
Movie Little Creeps Richard Hertz 2012-04-25
Movie PWG: Kurt Russellreunion 2 - The Reunioning Himself 2011-01-29
Movie Stone Cold Steve Austin: The Bottom Line on the Most Popular Superstar of All Time Himself 2011-11-29
Movie WWE: Ricky Steamboat - The Life Story of the Dragon Himself 2010-06-29
Movie WWE: Top 50 Superstars of All Time Jake "The Snake" Roberts 2010-12-07
Movie WWE: The Best of Saturday Night's Main Event Jake "The Snake" Roberts 2009-02-10
Movie Macho Madness - The Randy Savage Ultimate Collection 2009-06-09
Movie WWE: The Ladder Match Himself 2007-06-05
Movie Life In The Fast Lane 2007-11-20
Movie Heroes of World Class Jake "The Snake" Roberts 2006-12-26
Movie TNA Bound for Glory 2006 Jake "The Snake" Roberts (Special Guest Referee) 2006-10-22
Movie WWE: Jake 'The Snake' Roberts - Pick Your Poison Himself 2005-01-01
Movie WWE: 'Cause Stone Cold Said So Jake Roberts 2004-01-27
Movie Heroes of Wrestling Jake "The Snake" Roberts 1999-10-10
Movie Beyond the Mat Himself / Jake "The Snake" Roberts 1999-10-22
Series Seven Days Unknown 1998-10-07
Movie ECW November To Remember 1998 Jake "The Snake" Roberts 1998-11-01
Movie ECW Hardcore Heaven 1997 Jake "The Snake" Roberts (Appearance) 1997-08-17
Movie WWE Royal Rumble 1997 Jake "The Snake" Roberts 1997-01-19
Movie ECW WrestleFest: 50 Years of Funk Jake "The Snake" Roberts 1997-09-11
Movie WWE Royal Rumble 1996 Jake "The Snake" Roberts 1996-01-21
Movie WWE In Your House 6: Rage in the Cage Himself 1996-02-18
Movie WWE In Your House 8: Beware of Dog Himself 1996-05-26
Movie WWE WrestleMania XII Jake "The Snake" Roberts 1996-03-31
Movie WWE SummerSlam 1996 Jake "The Snake" Roberts 1996-08-17
Movie WWE Survivor Series 1996 Jake "The Snake" Roberts 1996-11-17
Movie WWE In Your House 7: Good Friends, Better Enemies Jake "The Snake" Roberts 1996-04-28
Movie WWE King of the Ring 1996 Jake "The Snake" Roberts 1996-06-23
Series Goosebumps Unknown 1995-10-27
Movie Trancers 4: Jack of Swords Solonoid 1994-02-02
Series Boy Meets World Unknown 1993-09-24
Series WWE Raw Jake Roberts 1993-01-11
Movie WWE Royal Rumble 1992 Jake "The Snake" Roberts 1992-01-19
Movie WWE WrestleMania VIII Jake "The Snake" Roberts 1992-04-05
Movie WCW Halloween Havoc 1992 Jake "The Snake" Roberts 1992-10-25
Movie WWE SuperTape '92 Jake "The Snake" Roberts 1992-02-27
Movie WCW Clash of The Champions XX: 20th Anniversary Jake "The Snake" Roberts 1992-09-02
Movie WWE March to WrestleMania VIII Jake "The Snake" Roberts 1992-03-29
Movie WWE SuperTape vol. 3 Jake "The Snake" Roberts 1991-01-24
Movie WWE Royal Rumble 1991 Jake "The Snake" Roberts 1991-01-19
Movie WWE WrestleMania VII Jake "The Snake" Roberts 1991-03-24
Movie WWE This Tuesday In Texas Jake "The Snake" Roberts 1991-12-03
Movie WWE Survivor Series 1991 Jake "The Snake" Roberts (Interview) 1991-11-27
Movie WWE U.K. Rampage 1991 Jake "The Snake" Roberts 1991-04-21
Movie WWE Survivor Series Showdown 1991 Jake "The Snake" Roberts 1991-11-24
Movie WWE Rampage '91 Jake "The Snake" Roberts 1991-10-24
Movie WWE World Tour 1991 Jake "The Snake" Roberts 1991-08-22
Movie WWF/AJPW/NJPW Wrestling Summit 1990-04-13
Movie WWE Royal Rumble 1990 Jake "The Snake" Roberts 1990-01-21
Movie WWE WrestleMania VI Jake "The Snake" Roberts 1990-04-01
Movie WWE SummerSlam 1990 Jake "The Snake" Roberts 1990-08-27
Movie WWE Survivor Series 1990 Jake "The Snake" Roberts 1990-11-22
Movie WWE WrestleFest '90 Jake "The Snake" Roberts 1990-06-28
Movie Battle of the WWE Superstars Jake "The Snake" Roberts 1990-08-23
Movie WWE SummerSlam Fever Jake "The Snake" Roberts 1990-08-19
Movie WWF Hottest Matches Jake "The Snake" Roberts 1990-10-25
Movie WWE WrestleMania V Jake "The Snake" Roberts 1989-04-02
Movie WWE Royal Rumble 1989 Jake "The Snake" Roberts 1989-01-15
Movie WWE Survivor Series 1989 Jake "The Snake" Roberts 1989-11-23
Movie WWE Royal Rumble 1988 Jake "The Snake" Roberts 1988-01-24
Movie Hulkamania 3 Jake 'The Snake' Roberts 1988-08-27
Movie WWE WrestleFest Jake "The Snake" Roberts 1988-07-31
Movie WWE WrestleMania IV Jake "The Snake" Roberts 1988-03-27
Movie WWE Survivor Series 1988 Jake "The Snake" Roberts 1988-11-24
Movie WWE SummerSlam 1988 Jake "The Snake" Roberts 1988-08-29
Movie WWE WrestleMania III Jake "The Snake" Roberts 1987-03-29
Movie WWE Survivor Series 1987 Jake "The Snake" Roberts 1987-11-26
Series WWF Wrestling Challenge 1986-09-06
Movie WrestleMania II Jake "The Snake" Roberts 1986-04-07
Movie WWE Villains of The Squared Circle Jake "The Snake" Roberts 1986-06-06
Movie WWE The Big Event Jake "The Snake" Roberts 1986-08-27
Movie AWA/NWA Night of Champions II Jake Roberts 1985-12-29
Series Saturday Night's Main Event 1985-05-11
Movie MSW WrestleFest Jake Roberts 1985-07-28
Movie WCCW Cotton Bowl Extravaganza '84 Jake "The Snake" Roberts 1984-10-24
Movie WCCW Christmas Star Wars '84 Jake "The Snake" Roberts 1984-12-25
Movie WCCW Thanksgiving Star Wars '84 Jake "The Snake" Roberts 1984-11-22
Movie NWA Night of Champions Jake Roberts 1984-05-30
Movie NWA The Last Battle of Atlanta Jake Roberts 1983-10-23
Movie GCW at The Omni (December '83) Jake "The Snake" Roberts 1983-12-04