Robert Bédard is originally from Quebec City, Quebec, Canada and is better known as the #1 Frenchman Rene Goulet. He began his professional wrestling career in Quebec City, QC in 1957 with his first match being against Gerard Dugas.
He spent the earlier part of his career traveling the territories, spending a significant amount of time in the AWA. His greatest fame was when he competed in the 1970s and 1980s with the WWF where he won the WWF Tag Team Championship. He was famous for his “Iron Claw” finishing hold.