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Rudy Ray Moore (1927–2008)

Rudy Ray Moore was born on March 17, 1927 in Fort Smith, Arkansas, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for Dolemite (1975), The Human Tornado (1976) and Disco Godfather (1979). He died on October 19, 2008 in Akron, Ohio, USA. See full bio »

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(age 81) in Akron, Ohio, USA

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 2009 It Came from Trafalgar
Dangerous Dan
 2005 Vampire Assassin (Video)
 2005 Sons of Butcher (TV Series)
Rudy
- Readin' the Bowl ... Rudy (voice)
 2005 Lil' Pimp (Video)
Mr. Slippers (voice)
 2000 Duelin' Firemen! (Video Game)
Chief Cripsy
 2000 Big Money Hustlas (Video)
Dolemite
 2000 Prank
 1999 Shaolin Dolemite (Video)
Monk Ru-Dee
 1999 Jackie's Back! (TV Movie)
Bad Guy (Coco Movie)
 1997 Fakin' Da Funk
Larry
 1997 B*A*P*S
Nate
 1997 Violent New Breed (Video)
Pastor Williams
 1995 Murder Was the Case: The Movie (Video short)
Dolemite (segment "Doggy Dogg World")
 1982 Penitentiary II
Husband
 1977 Petey Wheatstraw
Petey
 1976 The Monkey Hu$tle
Goldie
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These albums are often sampled on any number of rap albums; a few of these albums include a guest appearance by Rudy Ray himself. TV commercial for Levi's (c. 1995) See more »

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Alternate Names:

Dolemite | R.R. Moore | Rudolph Ray Moore

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Trivia:

Created the popular character of Dolemite, a kung-fu fighting pimp, as part of his stand-up comedy routine. See more »

Nickname:

The Godfather of Rap See more »

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Pisces

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