Biography

David Michael "Dave" Bautista Jr. (born January 18, 1969) is an American actor and former professional wrestler, mixed martial artist, and bodybuilder.

From 2000–2010 and 2013–2014, he was signed to WWE under the ring name Batista, where he became a six-time world champion, winning WWE's World Heavyweight Championship four times and the WWE Championship twice. He holds the record for the longest reign as World Heavyweight Champion at 282 days, and has also won the World Tag Team Championship three times (twice with Ric Flair and once with John Cena) and the WWE Tag Team Championship once (with Rey Mysterio). He was the winner of the 2005 Royal Rumble match and went on to headline WrestleMania 21, one of the top five highest-grossing pay-per-view events in professional wrestling history. When Bautista returned to WWE in 2014, he won the 2014 Royal Rumble match, after which he headlined WrestleMania XXX.

In August 2012, Bautista signed a contract with Classic Entertainment & Sports to fight in mixed martial arts. He won his MMA debut on October 6, 2012, defeating Vince Lucero via TKO in the first round. He was representing the Philippines during the fight. Bautista first entered the world of acting in 2006. As an actor, Bautista has starred in The Man with the Iron Fists (2012), Riddick (2013), Guardians of the Galaxy (2014), the 24th James Bond film, Spectre (2015), L.A. Slasher (2015), and in the 2016 Kickboxer reboot, Kickboxer: Vengeance. Bautista is set to reprise his role as Drax in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) and Avengers: Infinity War (2018). He has also appeared in several direct-to-video films since 2009.

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David Michael "Dave" Bautista Jr. (born January 18, 1969) is an American actor and former professional wrestler, mixed martial artist, and bodybuilder.

From 2000–2010 and 2013–2014, he was signed to WWE under the ring name Batista, where he became a six-time world champion, winning WWE's World Heavyweight Championship four times and the WWE Championship twice. He holds the record for the longest reign as World Heavyweight Champion at 282 days, and has also won the World Tag Team Championship three times (twice with Ric Flair and once with John Cena) and the WWE Tag Team Championship once (with Rey Mysterio). He was the winner of the 2005 Royal Rumble match and went on to headline WrestleMania 21, one of the top five highest-grossing pay-per-view events in professional wrestling history. When Bautista returned to WWE in 2014, he won the 2014 Royal Rumble match, after which he headlined WrestleMania XXX.

In August 2012, Bautista signed a contract with Classic Entertainment & Sports to fight in mixed martial arts. He won his MMA debut on October 6, 2012, defeating Vince Lucero via TKO in the first round. He was representing the Philippines during the fight. Bautista first entered the world of acting in 2006. As an actor, Bautista has starred in The Man with the Iron Fists (2012), Riddick (2013), Guardians of the Galaxy (2014), the 24th James Bond film, Spectre (2015), L.A. Slasher (2015), and in the 2016 Kickboxer reboot, Kickboxer: Vengeance. Bautista is set to reprise his role as Drax in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) and Avengers: Infinity War (2018). He has also appeared in several direct-to-video films since 2009.

Personal Info

Gender Male

Known Credits 115

Birthday 1969-01-18

Place of Birth Washington - District of Columbia - USA

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • David Michael Bautista Jr.
  • Batista
  • Dave Batista
  • Deacon Batista
  • David Bautista
  • Leviathan

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2019 Untitled Avengers 4 as Drax the Destroyer
2018 Escape Plan 2: Hades
2018 Hotel Artemis
2018 Cheung Tin-Chi
2018 Avengers: Infinity War as Drax
2017 Final Score as Micheal Knox
2017 Blade Runner 2049
2017 Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 as Drax the Destroyer
2017 Bushwick as Stupe
2016 Enter the Warriors Gate as Arun
2016 Randy Orton: RKO Outta Nowhere as Batista
2016 Kickboxer: Vengeance as Tong Po
2016 Marauders as Stockwell
2015 Heist as Cox
2015 Spectre as Hinx
2015 L.A. Slasher as The Drug Dealer #1
2015 WWE 24(1 episode) as Batista
2014 Guide to the Galaxy with James Gunn as Himself
2014 Guardians of the Galaxy as Drax the Destroyer
2014 WWE Payback 2014 as Batista
2014 WWE: Batista – The Animal Unleashed
2014 Undertaker: The Streak 21-1 as Batista
2014 WWE Extreme Rules 2014 as Batista
2014 WWE WrestleMania XXX as Batista
2014 WWE Elimination Chamber 2014 as Batista
2013 Riddick as Diaz
2012 The Man with the Iron Fists as Brass Body
2012 WWE: Rey Mysterio - The Life of a Masked Man as Batista
2012 The Scorpion King 3: Battle for Redemption as Argomael
2011 WWE: The Big Show: A Giant's World as Batista
2011 Randy Orton: The Evolution Of A Predator
2011 House of the Rising Sun as Ray
2011 WWE: Greatest Superstars of the 21st Century as Batista
2010 WWE: Top 50 Superstars of All Time
2010 Satan's Prison: The Anthology of the Elimination Chamber
2010 WWE: The Undertaker's Deadliest Matches as Batista
2010 WWE Over the Limit 2010 as Batista
2010 WWE Extreme Rules 2010 as Batista
2010 WWE Wrestlemania XXVI as Batista
2010 Wrong Side of Town as Big Ronie
2010 WWE Elimination Chamber 2010 as Batista
2010 WWE Royal Rumble 2010 as Batista
2009 WWE TLC: Tables Ladders & Chairs 2009 as Batista
2009 WWE Survivor Series 2009 as Batista
2009 WWE Bragging Rights 2009 as Batista
2009 WWE Hell in a Cell 2009 as Batista
2009 WWE Extreme Rules 2009 as Batista
2009 WWE Judgment Day 2009 as Batista
2009 WWE Backlash 2009 as Batista
2009 WWE Superstars(105 episodes)
2008 WWE Armageddon 2008 as Batista
2008 WWE Survivor Series 2008 as Batista
2008 WWE Cyber Sunday 2008 as Batista
2008 WWE No Mercy 2008 as Batista
2008 WWE Unforgiven 2008 as Batista
2008 WWE SummerSlam 2008 as Batista
2008 WWE The Great American Bash 2008 as Batista
2008 WWE Night of Champions 2008 as Batista
2008 WWE One Night Stand 2008 as Batista
2008 WWE Backlash 2008 as Batista
2008 WWE WrestleMania XXIV as Batista
2008 WWE No Way Out 2008 as Batista
2008 WWE Royal Rumble 2008 as Batista
2007 WWE Armageddon 2007 as Batista
2007 WWE Survivor Series 2007 as Batista
2007 WWE Cyber Sunday 2007 as Batista
2007 WWE No Mercy 2007 as Batista
2007 Chuck(1 episode) as T.I.
2007 WWE Unforgiven 2007 as Batista
2007 WWE SummerSlam 2007 as Batista
2007 WWE The Great American Bash 2007 as Batista
2007 WWE Vengeance: Night of Champions 2007 as Batista
2007 WWE One Night Stand 2007 as Batista
2007 WWE Judgment Day 2007 as Batista
2007 WWE Backlash 2007 as Batista
2007 WWE WrestleMania 23 as Batista
2007 WWE No Way Out 2007 as Batista
2007 WWE Royal Rumble 2007 as Bautista
2006 WWE Armageddon 2006 as Batista
2006 WWE Survivor Series 2006 as Batista
2006 WWE No Mercy 2006 as Batista
2006 WWE SummerSlam 2006 as Batista
2006 WWE The Great American Bash 2006 as Batista
2005 WWE Armageddon 2005 as Batista
2005 WWE Survivor Series 2005 as Batista
2005 WWE Taboo Tuesday 2005 as Batista
2005 WWE No Mercy 2005 as Batista
2005 WWE SummerSlam 2005 as Batista
2005 WWE The Great American Bash 2005 as Batista
2005 WWE Vengeance 2005 as Batista
2005 WWE Backlash 2005 as Batista
2005 WWE WrestleMania 21 as Batista
2005 WWE No Way Out 2005 as Batista
2005 WWE Royal Rumble 2005 as Batista
2005 WWE New Year's Revolution 2005 as Batista
2004 WWE Survivor Series 2004 as Batista
2004 WWE Unforgiven 2004 as Batista
2004 WWE SummerSlam 2004 as Batista
2004 WWE Vengeance 2004 as Batista
2004 WWE WrestleMania XX as Batista
2004 WWE Royal Rumble 2004 as Batista
2003 WWE Armageddon 2003 as Batista
2003 WWE Royal Rumble 2003 as Batista
2002 WWE Armageddon 2002 as Batista
2002 WWE Global Warning as Deacon Batista
2002 WWE Judgment Day 2002 as Deacon Batista
2001 Smallville(1 episode)
1999 WWE SmackDown(418 episodes)
1999 WWE SmackDown(19 episodes) as Batista
1996 WXW Rage TV(1 episode)
1993 WWE Raw(4 episodes)
1993 WWE Raw(10 episodes) as Batista
1985 Saturday Night's Main Event(41 episodes)
1900 Highlander as The Kurgan (rumored)
1900 WWE: Best of the 2000's
1900 Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 as Drax the Destroyer
1900 10 Things Every Guy Should Experience(1 episode)

Production

2017 Final ScoreProducer

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