Mascot. Frankie the Parrot accompanied professional wrestler Koko B. Ware (Real name: James Ware) to his matches during Ware's tenure in the WWF. On a Sunday in March, 2002, Ware and his family went to church. About 45 minutes later, their reverend told them that they had to go home, their new house was on fire. Ware and his family arrived to find the house burnt to the ground. Frankie perished in the fire. Some months later, a benefit show was held for Ware and his family.