Jimmy Garvin

Professional Wrestler
Born Sep 25, 1952

James Williams is a retired American professional wrestler. He is best known by his ring name "Gorgeous" Jimmy "Jam" Garvin and as a member of the legendary Fabulous Freebirds.

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Jimmy Garvin.


1952 Birth Born on September 25, 1952.


1968 15 Years Old Garvin began his wrestling career in November 1968 at the age of 16 as Beau James. … Read More
1972 19 Years Old Married in 1972, Williams and his wife Patti (born January 1, 1955 in North Bay, Ontario, Canada), better known as Precious, have two daughters and they are involved in a ministry for the poor and homeless. … Read More


1978 25 Years Old He toured the Mid-Southern and Florida territories from 1978 until 1983.
1982 29 Years Old In 1982, Garvin (while holding the NWA Florida Global Tag Team Championship with Big John Studd) won the NWA Southern Heavyweight Championship from Sweet Brown Sugar. … Read More


1983 30 Years Old 1 More Event
Garvin then replaced the original Precious (whom he later claimed in a shoot interview with Wrestling Perspective had been causing problems outside the ring with his marriage to Patti) with his cousin, Sunshine, and joined World Class Championship Wrestling in 1983. … Read More
1984 31 Years Old 1 More Event
Sunshine temporarily left WCCW in 1984 (with the storyline excuse that she had been injured by Garvin and Precious) and was replaced in the feud with her "truck driving aunt", Stella Mae French (Tanya West).
1986 33 Years Old 1 More Event
After losing the titles to Scott Hall and Curt Hennig in 1986 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, he went to the NWA's Jim Crockett Promotions. … Read More
1987 34 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1987, Jimmy's "brother" Ron (Jimmy's real-life stepfather), was in a feud with Jim Cornette and his stable. … Read More
1988 35 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1988, Garvin had a feud with Kevin Sullivan and his Varsity Club. … Read More
1989 36 Years Old Garvin returned to Jim Crockett Promotions, now known as World Championship Wrestling, in June 1989 minus Precious and became the newest member of the Fabulous Freebirds (he had been associated with the Freebirds since 1983) by winning the World Tag Team Titles with Michael Hayes at Clash of the Champions VII. … Read More
1992 39 Years Old After leaving WCW in September 1992, Garvin took a hiatus from pro wrestling, learning to become a commercial airline pilot.


In February 1994, Garvin made one final appearance in WCW at SuperBrawl IV in place of the "injured" Michael Hayes in a losing effort to Hayes' scheduled opponent Johnny B. Badd.


2007 54 Years Old Garvin is prominently featured in The Triumph and Tragedy of World Class Championship Wrestling DVD released by World Wrestling Entertainment in late 2007. … Read More


2016 63 Years Old On February 29, 2016, Garvin was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame as part of The Fabulous Freebirds.
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