David Michael "Dave" Bautista, Jr. is a Filipino-American mixed martial artist, bodybuilder, actor, and professional wrestler who is best known for his time in WWE, where he performed under the ring name Batista and became a six-time world champion.

He plays Drax the Destroyer in the 2014 Marvel action film Guardians of the Galaxy, and he reprises this role in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2Avengers: Infinity War, and The Avengers 4.