Nikita KoloffNikita Koloff (born Nelson Scott Simpson on March 9, 1959) is an American retired professional wrestler, actor, and minister. Throughout the 1980s and early 1990s, he was nicknamed The Russian Nightmare, a play on the nickname of fan favorite "The American Dream" Dusty Rhodes (who gave him the nickname).
Nikita was brought into the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) by his "Uncle" Ivan to prove Soviet superiority. Their ultimate goal was to dethrone NWA World champion Ric Flair. A physical marvel, Koloff was also hailed as the Russian Road Warrior. He was billed from Moscow in the Soviet Union, and then from Lithuania after the fall of the Soviet Union.
Koloff, now a preacher, appears on the Lifetime Network series, ''Preachers' Daughters''. Provided by Wikipedia