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Peter Maivia
Birth: Apr. 6, 1937, Samoa
Death: Jun. 13, 1982
Honolulu County
Hawaii, USA

Professional Wrestler, Actor. Born in Samoa, he also lived for a time in New Zealand before going to the United States to further persue his career as a title winning pro wrestler. As the first Samoan to enter the sport, some of his wrestling partners included Pat Patterson, Paul DeMarco and Rocky Johnson. His best known acting performance is that of the villian in James Bonds' "You only live twice", but he also appeared in numerous television shows and other movies. Members of his family continue to be major influences in pro wrestling to date; many will note the stellar rise of his Grandson Rocky "The Rock" Maivia. He was highly regarded in and out of the ring for his toughness, friendliness and fairness. Peter Maiva died in Hawaii after a long battle with cancer. (bio by: Tim Joyce) 
Diamond Head Memorial Park
Honolulu County
Hawaii, USA
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Originally Created by: Tim Joyce
Record added: Feb 11, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10459228
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