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Virgil

Michael Jones was born on 13th June 1962 in Nashville, Tennessee. He is a retired professional wrestler and also an actor who is most well-known for his time in the WWF (now WWE) as Virgil who was the personal assistant for Ted DiBiase and in WCW under the ring names Vincent, Curly Bill and Shane. He first appeared in WWF as a jobber wrestling under the name Lucius Brown and then he debuted as Virgil in the summer of 1987. 


As well as wrestling Michael has appeared in films such as Bridge and Tunnel and (Romance) In the Digital Age. In 2015 a documentary

was released called The Legend of Virgil & His Travelling Merchandise Table which featured Virgil and discusses his wrestling career. In 2016 he appeared on the “Old School” episode of The Edge and Christian Show on the WWE Network.

Following his departure from WCW, he retired from wrestling, and worked as a high school math teacher in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. In April 2006, Jones toured Asia at different US Military installations as part of the Morale, Welfare, and Recreation program for soldiers stationed overseas. He wrestled as Vincent of the nWo against one of the Ballard Brothers dressed as Doink the Clown in the second to last match during this tour. On November 28, 2008, Jones returned to the ring as "Virgil" and wrestled for Next Era Wrestling in Lockport, NY, in a tag match with Patrick O'Malley, defeating Ryot and Superbeast. He then appeared at a Total Nonstop Action show.

 

On the May 17, 2010 episode of Monday Night Raw from Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Jones returned to WWE reprising his Virgil bodyguard character, this time with Ted DiBiase, Jr. He carried out all of his old actions, such as holding the ropes open for DiBiase and bringing him a microphone when asked. On the June 14 episode of Raw, Virgil and DiBiase were in a tag team match against Big Show and Raw guest host Mark Feuerstein. After Virgil got pinned and lost the match, DiBiase stuffed a $100 bill in Virgil's mouth and walked out on him. The following week DiBiase first apologized to Virgil, but then fired him and replaced him with Maryse.