When Kevin takes his future wife Pam (Lily James) on a first date, he tells her how his father

Fritz (played by Holt McCallany) adopted him. His grandmother's surname, even though it appears to have been cursed because her family suffered

all kinds of tragedy I guess that's true,'' Durkin says of Fritz (born Jack Adkisson), who began using

the name Von Erich as a nefarious Nazi ring villain.Before running the World Class Championship Wrestling organization in the 1950s and 60s

There are certain things in the wrestling world that you pick up that are myths.

Some that are not. I had it in my mind that this was a credible story that I had heard.

The "Von Erich curse" now refers to the deaths that occurred with the family's sons: David, 25, in 1984 (from a ruptured intestine).

Mike, 23, in 1987, Chris, 21, in 1991, and Kerry, 33, in 1993 (all committed suicide).