Professor Toru Tanaka

1930 – 2000

Professor Tanaka debuted in 1966.  Best known (at least to This Professor) as the Tag Team Partner of Mr. Fuji.  Became an actor later in life appearing in movies such as “The Running Man” and “Last Action Hero”.

The Original Professor. Image: Obsessed With Wrestling

Professor Tanaka and Mr. Fuji. Image: Onlineworldofwrestling.com