"Stone Cold" Steve Austin Steve Williams Statistics Ring name(s) "Stunning" Steve Austin, "Superstar" Steve Austin, The Ringmaster, "Stone Cold" Steve Austin Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm) Weight 252 lb (114 kg) Born December 18, 1964 Victoria, Texas Trained by Chris Adams Debut 1989 Steven James Anderson-Williams (born December 18, 1964 in Victoria, Texas), better known by his stage name "Stone Cold" Steve Austin, is an actor and professional wrestler. His birth name was Steve Anderson; he took on the surname Williams when he was adopted by his stepfather, Ken (his biological father had left the family when Steve was a small child).
As Steve Austin, he is best known for establishing the "anti-authority" tweener and "Boss vs. Employee" storyline, which has been used in some variation by numerous wrestlers like The Rock and John Cena. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest WWE wrestlers in history.