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Ed Farhat's Death

Born (Birthday) June 9, 1924

Death Date January 18, 2003

Age of Death 78 years

Cause of Death Heart Failure

Profession Wrestler

The wrestler Ed Farhat died at the age of 78. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Professional wrestler who went by his ring name The Sheik and is a member of both the National Wrestling Alliance Hall of Fame and World Wrestling Entertainment Hall of Fame.

He was married to a woman named Joyce who passes away in 2013.

Edward Farhat, who as the Sheik more or less single-handedly escalated the violence and commercial appeal of professional wrestling in the early years of television, died on Jan. 18 in Williamstown, Mich. He was 78. The cause was heart failure, his family said.