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Roddy Piper (1954–2015)


Roddy Piper was born Roderick George Toombs on April 17, 1954 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. He was a pro wrestler from 1973-1987 in the NWA, Pacific Northwest, California. He was a longtime mainstay in the WWF, and was one of the biggest "bad guys" in the WWF during the early '80s, before becoming a fan favorite in the late '80s. He became ... See full bio »

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Known For

They Live
They Live Nada
(1988)
Hell Comes to Frogtown
(1988)
Portal to Hell!!!
(2015)
Pro Wrestlers vs Zombies
(2014)

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 2011 Green Lantern: Emerald Knights (Video)
Bolphunga (voice)
 2010 Rowdy Roddy Piper Fights Childhood Obesity (Video short)
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 2010 Billy Owens and the Secret of the Runes (Video)
William Thurgood
 2009 Starrcade: The Essential Collection (Video)
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 2008 The Mystical Adventures of Billy Owens (Video)
William Thurgood
 2008 NEW: Moscow Mania (Video)
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 2008 NEW: Wrestlfest XII (Video)
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 2008 NEW: Spring Slam 3 (Video)
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 2007 Ghosts of Goldfield (Video)
Jackson Smith
 2006 Hulk Hogan: The Ultimate Anthology (Video)
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 2005 WFP: Night of Superstars 4 (Video)
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 2005 XWF: In Your Face (Video)
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 2005 UPW: Overload (Video)
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 2003 UPW: Rage on the River: Unleashed (Video)
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 1996 Sci-fighters (Video)
Det. Cameron Grayson
 1995 Tough and Deadly (Video)
Elmo Freech
 1994 Bret Hitman Hart (Video)
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 1993 WWF 1992: The Year in Review (Video)
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 1993 Best of Ultimate Warrior (Video)
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 1993 Best of WWF Steel Cage Matches (Video)
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 1992 WWF Wrestling's Hottest Matches (Video)
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 1992 The Immortal Hulk Hogan (Video)
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 1992 World Tour 1992 (Video)
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 1992 1992 Battle of the WWF Superstars (Video)
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 1992 Crunch Classic (Video)
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 1992 Best of WrestleMania (Video)
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 1992 Best of WWF Superheroes (Video)
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 1992 SummerSlam's Greatest Hits (Video)
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 1992 Wrestling Superheroes in Action (Video)
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 1991 World Tour 1991 (Video)
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 1991 2nd Annual Battle of the WWF Superstars (Video)
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 1991 WWF Supertape Vol. 4 (Video)
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 1991 Greatest Hits (Video)
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 1991 WWF's Funniest Moments (Video)
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 1990 WWF Supertape Vol. 2 (Video)
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 1990 WWF: Wrestlefest '90 (Video)
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 1990 Wrestling Superheroes (Video)
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 1989 WWF: Wrestlemania's Greatest Matches (Video)
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 1989 The Brains Behind the Brawn (Video)
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 1988 Hulkamania 3 (Video)
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 1988 Brutus the Barber Beefcake (Video)
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 1987 Best of the WWF Volume 10 (Video)
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 1987 Best of the WWF Volume 11 (Video)
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 1987 Best of the WWF Volume 12 (Video)
Piper Machine
 1987 Best of the WWF Volume 13 (Video)
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 1987 Wrestling's Most Embarrassing Moments (Video)
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 1986 Best of the WWF Volume 7 (Video)
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 1986 Ricky the Dragon Steamboat (Video)
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 1986 The Life and Times of Captain Lou Albano (Video)
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 1986 The WWF's Grand Slams (Video)
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 1986 Villains of the Squared Circle (Video)
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 1986 Wrestling's Living Legend Bruno Sammartino (Video)
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 1986 WWF's Explosive TNT Show (Video)
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 1986 WWF's Inside the Steel Cage (Video)
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 1986 WWF Grudge Matches (Video)
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 1985 Best of the WWF Volume 1 (Video)
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 1985 Best of the WWF Volume 3 (Video)
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 1985 Best of the WWF Volume 4 (Video)
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 1985 Biggest, Smallest, Strangest, Strongest! (Video)
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 1985 Roddy Piper's Greatest Hits (Video)
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 1985 The Wrestlers: Land of a Thousand Dances (Video short)
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 1985 The WWF's Most Unusual Matches (Video)
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 1985 Wrestling's Bloopers, Bleeps and Bodyslams! (Video)
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Other Works:

TV commercial for Hasbro WWF Figures (1991). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 1 Interview | 2 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

'Rowdy' Roddy Piper | Rowdy Roddy Piper

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Real men wear kilts. See more »

Trivia:

He was the special guest referee in the "I Quit" match between Bret "Hitman" Hart and Bob Backlund at WrestleMania XI. See more »

Trademark:

Trademark move: Eye Poke See more »

Nickname:

The Rowdy Scot See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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