Kevin Nash is one of the most well-known personalities in the wrestling business and has established himself not only in the realm of sports, but in the entertainment world, as well.
Kevin grew up in Detroit, Michigan with dreams of playing on a professional basketball team. He played basketball for the University of Tennessee and headed overseas for several years where his dream of becoming a pro-basketball player came true, playing for various European teams.
Only after serving in the United States Army for two years did Kevin's life turn to wrestling. He began working for Ted Turner and his WCW wrestling company , and in 1993 he signed withVince McMahonand the World Wrestling Federation (WWF).
Kevin's work in TV and film includesBrothers(2009) (FOX),Love Boat: The Next Wave(1998) (UPN),Sabrina, the Teenage Witch(1996) (ABC), andNikki(2000) (WB). He has also hosted "VH1's The List" and been a guest on such talk shows as "The Test",The Tonight Show with Jay Leno(1992),Politically Incorrect(1993) andJimmy Kimmel Live!(2003).
Kevin's additional work on the big screen includesAlmighty Thor(2011) (dir.Christopher Ray),The Newest Pledge(2012) (dir.Jason Michael Brescia) andMonster Brawl(2011) (dir.Jesse Thomas Cook).
Kevin Nash has recently appeared in Steven Soderberg'sMagic Mike(2012) withMatthew McConaugheyandChanning Tatumas well asRock of Ages(2012) (dir.Adam Shankman), withTom Cruise,Paul Giamatti, andRussell Brand. Kevin has also appeared in Paramount Pictures'The Longest Yard(2005) (dir.Peter Segal), withAdam Sandler,Chris RockandBurt Reynolds; in Marvel Comics'/Artisan Entertainment'sThe Punisher(2004) (dir.Jonathan Hensleigh), oppositeJohn TravoltaandThomas Jane; and as "Bass Armstrong" inDOA: Dead or Alive(2006) (dir.Corey Yuen), based on the popular video game, withJaime Pressly. Formerly in "TNA" Total Non-Stop Action Wrestling on Spike TV, Kevin is now back with "WWE" as "Diesel".