20 best WWE gimmicks of all time, ranked

A good gimmick can make or break a WWE star's career. These 20 performers show that the right character can make you a legend.
Roman Reigns at WWE WrestleMania 38. (Courtesy of WWE.com)
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The Undertaker, WWE
The Undertaker making his entrance on WWE SmackDown. (Courtesy of WWE.com) /

1. The Undertaker

Real name: Mark William Calaway

"Try me. I'll make you famous."
"You will Rest in Peace."
- The Undertaker

It’s one thing to have a career that spans over three decades. It’s another when a wrestler can do it for that long and produce multiple variations of the same character, constantly evolving along the way to keep the character relevant. That’s the Undertaker. The look, entrance, and fighting style have changed over the years, but he always remained the top dog in the WWE.

When opponents heard the gong, they were scared. There were moments when even Brock Lesnar may have jumped a bit. The Undertaker has summoned lightning, dug graves, and emerged from caskets; even "The Beast' Brock Lesnar would fear that. He’s certainly put doubt in greats like Hulk Hogan, Big Show, Stone Cold Steve Austin, Yokozuna, The Rock, and even his own brother Kane.

For those who weren’t intimidated, he reminded them that he was more than a man. He’s The Phenom, The Deadman, The Undertaker; and he will always be the most terrifying person professional wrestling has ever seen. 

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What other gimmicks should have been on this list? Are these performers in the right order?