About Ed Farhat
June 07, 1926 - January 18, 2003
|Place of Birth||:||Lansing, Michigan, United States|
|Also Known As||:||The Sheik, The Original Sheik|
|Imdb Profile||:||IMDB Profile|
Edward George Farhat was an American professional wrestler best known by his ring name The Sheik. He is also one of the originators of what became the hardcore wrestling style, as the promoter of Big Time Wrestling, and the uncle of ECW wrestler Sabu. Farhat promoted his shows at Cobo Hall in Detroit and was the booker for Frank Tunney's shows at Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto from 1971 to 1977.