The Honky Tonk Man, is an American retired professional wrestler. He previously wrestled for World Championship Wrestling (WCW) and World Wrestling Federation (WWF, now WWE).
He is best known for his first run with WWF, where he held the WWF Intercontinental Championship for a record 64 weeks before losing it to The Ultimate Warrior at the 1988 SummerSlam.
He is the cousin of fellow professional wrestler and color commentator Jerry Lawler.
Farris was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame as part of the 2019 induction ceremony.