Wayne Farris

Wayne Farris

About Wayne Farris

Wayne Farris

Wayne Farris

January 25, 1953

Place of Birth    :   Bolivar, TN
Also Known As    :   The Honky Tonk Man, Roy Wayne Farris, Honky Tonk Man
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Roy Wayne Farris, better known by his ring name The Honky Tonk Man, is an American professional wrestler. A 1975 graduate from University of Memphis with a B.S. degree in Education, Farris coached high school football for two seasons at Munford High School in Munford, Tennessee. Currently working on the independent circuit, he previously worked for World Championship Wrestling (WCW) and World Wrestling Federation (WWF)--now WWE. He is best known for his first run with WWF, where he held the WWF Intercontinental Championship for a record 64 weeks, and lost it to Ultimate Warrior in the very first pay-per-view of SummerSlam. He is the cousin of professional wrestler and color commentator Jerry "The King" Lawler.