Mark William Calaway is an American professional wrestler better known by his ring name The Undertaker. He is signed on with WWE in 1993 and is the company's most tenured performer and the only remaining active competitor from the very first episode of WWE Raw
in 1993. The Undertaker began his wrestling career with World Class Championship Wrestling (WCCW) in 1984. He joined World Championship Wrestling (WCW) as "Mean" Mark Callous in 1989. Soon after, he joined the World Wrestling Federation and debuted as Kane the Undertaker; the name was shortened to the Undertaker subsequently. The Undertaker has performed under two contrasting personas. The first is the role of The Deadman which he took on during his camera debut at Survivor Series (1990). His other persona has been that of the American Bad-Ass, a biker, which he portrayed from May 2000 through November 2003. He has often participated in various specialty matches such as the Casket match, the Buried Alive match, Hell in a Cell and the Last Ride match. An important part of the character is the Undertaker character's half-brother Kane who has both feuded with The Undertaker and performed in a tag-team with him as the Brothers of Destruction. Among other accolades, Calaway is an eight-time World Champion having won the WWF/E Championship four times and the World Heavyweight Championship three times as The Undertaker, and the USWA Unified World Heavyweight Championship once. The Undertaker is also a seven-time World Tag Team champion, a six-time WWF Tag Team Champion; a one-time WCW Tag Team Champion and the winner of the 2007 Royal Rumble.