Fray Tormenta

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Fray Tormenta

Mexican priest who supported an orphanage for 23 years as a lucha libre wrestler add

Category: Religion

Born in 1945.

Countries: United States (67%), France (33%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Jack Black, Jean Reno, Nacho Libre




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Fray Tormenta was born in 1945 add something


He had long been inspired to become a masked luchador after watching two 1963 Mexican films, "El Señor Tormenta" and "Tormenta En El Ring" both of which featured the story of a poor Mexican priest who supported the children of his orphanage by fighting as a lucha libre wrestler at night add something


In 1991, French filmmakers made a movie loosely based on his life called "L'Homme au masque d'or" starring Jean Reno add something


He made only sporadic in-ring appearances in the 2000s before retiring completely from wrestling in July 2011, but still wears his mask even in his duties as a priest add something


In 2006, American film maker Jared Hess made another film loosely based on the story of Fray Tormenta called "Nacho Libre", starring Jack Black add something


In 2007, Fray Tormenta appeared in the film "Padre Tormenta" as a priest who dons the luchador's mask and enters the ring to raise funds for the orphanage he directs add something


On July 3, 2011, Tormenta teamed with El Pantera and Solar to defeat Black Terry, Negro Navarro and Scorpio, Jr. at International Wrestling Revolution Group's "Festival de las Mascaras" add something


On June 20, 2012, Tormenta made an appearance for Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre , officially giving his blessing to the second incarnation of Místico add something