Robert Rudolph Remus, best known by his ring name Sgt. Slaughter, is a retired American professional wrestler who is currently signed to WWE in the ambassador program.
From the late 1970s to the early 1980s, Slaughter had success in the National Wrestling Alliance, American Wrestling Association, and the World Wrestling Federation. He won the WWF Championship and headlined WrestleMania VII in 1991. Slaughter also captured the NWA United States Heavyweight Championship twice. He is a WWE Hall of Famer, inducted as part of the class of 2004. As Sgt. Slaughter, Remus became known for his dark sunglasses, his campaign hat, and his Vietnam War-era military fatigues. In the 1980s, an alternate version of the Sgt. Slaughter character was incorporated into the G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero toy line as well as its animated series and comic books.
Fictionalized versions of Sgt. Slaughter were part of the G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero toyline, animated series and comic books, as a member of the G.I. Joe team and first appeared in the five-part TV episode entitled “Arise, Serpentor, Arise!” Along with the traditional merchandising of WWE superstars, Sgt. Slaughter is one of only a few real people to be produced as a G.I. Joe figure, (NFL football player William “The Refrigerator” Perry, pro-wrestler Roddy Piper, and astronaut Buzz Aldrin are some of the others), and even appeared in G.I. Joe: The Movie.
Slaughter also appeared twice as a special guest on The Super Mario Bros. Super Show!, which starred fellow wrestler Captain Lou Albano. He appeared in the episodes “All Steamed Up” (in “Butch Mario and the Luigi Kid”) and “Caught in a Draft” (in “Bad Rap”).
His Twitter feed is here and his WWE Hall Of Fame page is here.
Friday, November 12
1;00-3:00 pm: Autograph signing
3:00-3:15 pm: GI Joe cast professional photo op
3:45-6:00 pm: Autograph signing
Saturday, November 13
11:00 am-12:45 pm: Autograph signing
12:45-1;00 pm: Professional photo op
1;00-1:15 pm: GI Joe cast professional photo op
2:30-3:30 pm: panel
3:30-4:30 pm: Autograph signing
5:00-6:00 pm: Autograph signing
Sunday, November 14
11:00 am-12:30 pm: Autograph signing
12:30-12:45 pm: Professional photo op
12:45-1:15 pm: GI Joe professional photo op
2:30-3:30 pm: panel
3:30-4:00 pm: Autograph signing
Saturday at 2:30pm in the Main Stage C-D
Yo, Joe! The 40th Anniversary Of G.I. Joe
The cast members from “GI Joe: An All-American Hero” discusses the animated series and its impact on popular culture and society. Yo, Joe!
Sunday at 2:30pm in Grand Gallery A-C
My Career In The WWF/WWE
Sgt. Slaughter is a wrestling Hall Of Famer and headlined matches at Wrestlemania, and is currently an ambassador for World Wrestling Entertainment. The Sarge will discuss his career and answer questions from the audience.