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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 Petey Wheatstraw (1977). 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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Known For

Dolemite
Dolemite Dolemite
(1975)
The Human Tornado
(1976)
Petey Wheatstraw
(1977)
Disco Godfather
Disco Godfather Tucker Williams
(1979)

Filmography

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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)
 2003 The Watermelon Heist
The Angel Of Death
 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")
 1994 Snoop Doggy Dogg: Doggy Dogg World (Video short)
Dolemite
 1982 Penitentiary II
Husband
 1977 Petey Wheatstraw
Petey
 1976 The Monkey Hu$tle
Goldie
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Other Works:

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:

Began his career as an R&B singer and entertainer, but later moved into comedy. See more »

Nickname:

The Godfather of Rap See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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