YONKERS, N.Y. -- Happy Birthday to Yonkers’ Tom Laughlin!
Thomas James Laughlin, who was born in Yonkers, turns 43 on Thursday.
Laughlin, a professional wrestler, promoter and actor, better known by his ring name Tommy Dreamer, was born Feb. 13, 1971.
Dreamer appeared along with fellow ECW wrestler New Jack in the "Mel Schwartz, Bounty Hunter" episode of the television series "Early Edition" as a biker. In October 2011, Dreamer started his own YouTube series, titled "The Tommy Dreamer TV". The show is produced by Brooke Platzner with graphics and music by Jason Platzner. He now writes a weekly column that is published in The Kingston Whig-Standard in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Dreamer also appears in The World We Knew's music video "The Endless". He has made several cameo appearances in Zack Ryder's YouTube show Z! True Long Island Story.
Some of his championships and accomplishments are BCW Can-Am Heavyweight Championship (2 time); BCW Can-Am Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Nova; CWA Heavyweight Championship (1 time); Eastern Championship Wrestling / Extreme Championship Wrestling; ECW World Tag Team Championship (3 times) – with Johnny Gunn (1), Raven (1); FWE Heavyweight Championship (1 time); FWE Rumble (2013); International World Class Championship Wrestling; IWA Hardcore Championship (1 time); WWF/E Hardcore Championship (14 times).
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