Athlete appeared in several musicvideos, films

Wrestler Chase Tatum, who appeared in several musicvideos and films, died March 23 of an apparent drug overdose. He was 34.

Tatum was found by a friend at his Buckhead, Georgia home, where he was recovering from surgery to repair a degenerative disc in his back.

World Championship wrestler Tatum appeared on TV shows such as MTV’s “Punked” and in videos for Outkast. He recently appeared in the film “Who’s Your Caddy?” with Antwan “Big Boi” Patton of Outkast, for whom he had worked as a road manager and personal assistant.

He won the Mr. Georgia bodybuilding competition at the age of 19 and became a wrestler, also working at times as a an actor, bodyguard, personal trainer.

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