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Undertaker: Celebrating 25 years of WWE's Deadman

WWE's Undertaker teamed with Brothers of Destruction mate Kane to defeat the Wyatt Family at Survivor Series, which also celebrated 25 years of the Deadman in WWE. While many WWE Superstars build their careers by combining their in-ring work with mainstream appearances in movies and on TV talk shows, the Deadman's rise to fame has been a much more insular process -- his recent appearance on "The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon" being a rare exception -- captivating fans with his mysterious persona while simultaneously earning his stripes as the leader of WWE's locker room. Take a look at The Undertaker's career in pictures.

Undertaker: Celebrating 25 years of WWE's Deadman

The Undertaker, right, who lost to Brock Lesnar
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The Undertaker, right, who lost to Brock Lesnar at Hell in a Cell and then was attacked by the Wyatt Family, made his WWE debut in 1990 at the Survivor Series, led by Paul Bearer. When Bearer (real name William Moody) died in 2013, Undertaker honored him with a win over CM Punk at WrestleMania XXIX at MetLife Stadium to improve his WrestleMania "streak" to 21-0.

1991

The Undertaker uses a casket as a prop
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The Undertaker uses a casket as a prop in this 1991 promotional photo.

The Undertaker is shown in this 1994 WWE
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The Undertaker is shown in this 1994 WWE promotional photo.

1997

The Undertaker, who will face Brock Lesnar at
Photo Credit: FPS/Jim Sulley

The Undertaker, who will face Brock Lesnar at Hell in a Cell, walks through the crowd carrying the WWE Title after defeating Sycho Sid at Wrestlemania 13 in Rosemont, Ill. (March 23, 1997)

The Undertaker, who will face off with Brock
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The Undertaker, who will face off with Brock Lesnar at Hell in a Cell, shows off the WWF title belt in a 1997 promotional photo.

1998

Mick Foley, as Mankind, faced The Undertaker in
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Mick Foley, as Mankind, faced The Undertaker in one of the most legendary Hell in a Cell matches at the Pittsburgh Civic Arena in 1998. Long Island native Foley's 20-foot fall from the cell onto the Spanish announce table is one of the most memorable moments in WWE history.

Mick Foley, as Mankind, faced The Undertaker in
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Mick Foley, as Mankind, faced The Undertaker in one of the most legendary Hell in a Cell matches at the Pittsburgh Civic Arena in 1998.

2001

The Undertaker's then-wife Sara, shown here in a
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The Undertaker's then-wife Sara, shown here in a 2001 promotional photo, joined the Deadman in an on-camera role.

The Undertaker, shown here in a 2001 promotional
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The Undertaker, shown here in a 2001 promotional photo, went through a metamorphosis that had him go from a demonic look to an "American Badass" biker style.

2005

The Undertaker enters the ring before his match
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The Undertaker enters the ring before his match with Randy Orton during WrestleMania 21 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. (April 3, 2005)

2008

The Undertaker takes on Edge during WrestleMania XXIV
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The Undertaker takes on Edge during WrestleMania XXIV at the Citrus Bowl. (March 30, 2008)

The Undertaker, right, throws Edge out of the
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The Undertaker, right, throws Edge out of the ring at WrestleMania XXIV in Orlando, Florida on March 30, 2008.

The Undertaker enters the arena during WWE SmackDown
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The Undertaker enters the arena during WWE SmackDown at Acer Arena on June 15, 2008 in Sydney, Australia.

The Undertaker, left, pushes Bam Neely into the
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The Undertaker, left, pushes Bam Neely into the corner during WWE SmackDown at Acer Arena on June 15, 2008 in Sydney, Australia.

2009

Shawn Michaels stares down The Undertaker at Wrestlemania
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Shawn Michaels stares down The Undertaker at Wrestlemania 25 in Houston, Texas. Many consider their match to be the best in the history of Wrestlemania. The Undertaker defeated Michaels to run his Wrestlemania win-streak to 17-0. (April 5, 2009)

2010

The Undertaker and Shawn Michaels met in a
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The Undertaker and Shawn Michaels met in a Wrestlemania rematch one year after their epic encounter at Wrestlemania 25 in 2009. (March 29, 2010)

2012

WWE Hall of Famer Shawn Michaels, left, and
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WWE Hall of Famer Shawn Michaels, left, and Undertaker carry out Triple H from the ring during Wrestlemania XXVIII in Sun Life Stadium. Undertaker defeated Triple H in a Hell in a Cell match with Michaels as guest referee, improving his record to 20-0 at WrestleMania in a match tabbed "End of an Era." (April 1, 2012)

2013

WWE legend the Undertaker signs an autograph during
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WWE legend the Undertaker signs an autograph during WrestleMania Axxess, a fan event at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, N.J. Undertaker put his 20-0 WrestleMania winning streak on the line against CM Punk at MetLife Stadium. (April 5, 2013)

The Undertaker hits CM Punk as they compete
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The Undertaker hits CM Punk as they compete during WrestleMania XXIX on April 7, 2013, in East Rutherford, N.J.

The Undertaker and CM Punk wrestle during WrestleMania
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The Undertaker and CM Punk wrestle during WrestleMania 29 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. (April 7, 2013)

The Undertaker vs. CM Punk wrestle during WrestleMania
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The Undertaker vs. CM Punk wrestle during WrestleMania 29 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J.

The Undertaker defeated CM Punk during WrestleMania 29
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The Undertaker defeated CM Punk during WrestleMania 29 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. to improve his WrestleMania record to 21-0. (April 7, 2013)

2014

SummerSlam rematch: Here, the Undertaker has the upper
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SummerSlam rematch: Here, the Undertaker has the upper hand in his match against Brock Lesnar at WrestleMania 30 at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans on April 6, 2014. But former UFC heavyweight champion Lesnar, with Paul Heyman in his corner, defeated the Undertaker and ended his 21-0 streak of WrestleMania wins. Undertaker came back to win at SummerSlam in 2015, with Lesnar winning the rubber match later that year at Hell in a Cell.

Artist Rob Schamberger, who does work for the
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Artist Rob Schamberger, who does work for the WWE, presents his interpretation of the Undertaker in 2014.

2015

The Undertaker enters the ring for his match
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The Undertaker enters the ring for his match against Brock Lesnar during the WWE SummerSlam 2015 at Barclays Center on Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015.

Brock Lesnar throws The Undertaker to the mat
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Brock Lesnar throws The Undertaker to the mat during the WWE SummerSlam 2015 at Barclays Center on Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015.

The Undertaker throws Brock Lesnar during the WWE
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The Undertaker throws Brock Lesnar during the WWE SummerSlam 2015 at Barclays Center on Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015.

Brock Lesnar lifts The Undertaker during the WWE
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Brock Lesnar lifts The Undertaker during the WWE SummerSlam 2015 at Barclays Center on Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015.

The Undertaker wrestles Brock Lesnar during a match
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The Undertaker wrestles Brock Lesnar during a match at the WWE SummerSlam 2015 at Barclays Center on Sunday, August 23, 2015.

WWE icon The Undertaker made a guest appearance
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WWE icon The Undertaker made a guest appearance on NBC's "The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon" on Nov. 11, 2015.

The Undertaker on 'The Tonight Show'

Iconic WWE Superstar The Undertaker made a guest
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Iconic WWE Superstar The Undertaker made a guest appearance on NBC's "The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon" on Nov. 11, 2015.

WWE's iconic Undertaker made a guest appearance on
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WWE's iconic Undertaker made a guest appearance on NBC's "The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon" on Nov. 11, 2015.

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