Million Dollar ManI know who Steve Austin is...who is Virgil? :
Virgil was a pro wrestler himself but in the beginning he served as Ted's whipping boy servant who would help Ted cheat and clobber people with the Million Dollar Belt. Hardly ever said a word. Later he broke away and became a decent wrestler in his own right.
The uber-PC culture today would frown upon this gimmick of rich white guy with black thug servant but it was effective in yesteryear and it worked to everyone's advantage, even Virgil's.
Here is a pic of them with the Giant (Jon Rauch):