Terri Boatright began her career in Professional Wrestling in 1990 using
name Alexandra York. She created the York Foundation, consisting of
wrestlers Terry Taylor, Ricky Morton and Tommy Rich. After a number of
years with success with the Foundation, Boatright met her future husband
Dustin Rhodes, son of the legendary Dusty Rhodes.
In 1996, the couple left World Championship Wrestling and headed to the
World Wrestling Federation. When they entered the WWF, Rhodes would take
on the name Goldust and Boatright took the name Marlena, acting as his
director and manager.
Their careers quickly took off as Goldust captured the WWF Intercontinental
Title and Marlena became known as one of the most glamorous women in
After a year-long hiatus and another name change to her husbands real name,
Terri Runnells, is back in the World Wrestling Federation.