As of April 2014, Bret "The Hitman" Hart has not died; he is still alive. Born in Canada on July 2, 1957, he is the son of Stu Hart and grandson of U.S. Olympic runner Harry Smith.
Bret Hart was trained by Stu Hart, Mr. Hito and Mr. Sakurada. He made his pro wrestling debut in 1976 and joined the World Wrestling Federation in 1985.
Hart formed the wrestling team known as the Hart Foundation with Jim Neidhart and manager Jimmy Hart. Their partnership grew to become one of the best tag teams in pro wrestling history. Fans have talked about their matches for years.