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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)
Portal to Hell!!!
(2015)
Hell Comes to Frogtown
(1988)
Sci-fighters
Sci-fighters Det. Cameron Grayson
(1996)

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 2016 The Garden's Defining Moments (TV Mini-Series)
- MSG Opens (2016)
 2015 WrestleMania (TV Movie)
Rowdy Roddy Piper
 2014 Adventure Time (TV Series)
Don John
- The Red Throne (2014) ... Don John (voice)
 2013 Bodyslam (TV Short)
Dino
 2012 Breaking In (TV Series)
Mr. Weller
- The Contra Club (2012) ... Mr. Weller
 2011 Second City This Week (TV Series)
Celebrity Guest
- Piper's Pit (2011) ... Celebrity Guest
 2010 Cold Case (TV Series)
Sweet' Sil Tavern 10
- One Fall (2010) ... Sweet' Sil Tavern 10
 2010 Munchie the Agent (TV Series)
Roddy
- Munchie and Roddy (2010) ... Roddy
 2010 The Rooneys (TV Short)
 2007 Super Sweet 16: The Movie (TV Movie)
Mitch
 2005 Three Wise Guys (TV Movie)
Pastor Roberts (as 'Rowdy' Roddy Piper)
 2000 WCW SuperBrawl 2000 (TV Movie)
Roddy Piper
 1998-1999 WCW Thunder (TV Series)
Roddy Piper
- Episode #1.31 (1998) ... Roddy Piper
- Episode #1.14 (1998) ... Roddy Piper
 1999 WCW Slamboree (TV Movie)
Roddy Piper
 1999 Mentors (TV Series)
Daniel Boone
- The Rescue (1999) ... Daniel Boone
 1999 WCW SuperBrawl IX (TV Movie)
Roddy Piper
 1999 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
Marlon
- Small Friends (1999) ... Marlon
 1998 Hard Time (TV Movie)
Randy
 1998 WCW/NWO Slamboree (TV Movie)
Roddy Piper
 1998 Walker, Texas Ranger (TV Series)
Cody 'The Crusader' Conway
- Crusader (1998) ... Cody 'The Crusader' Conway
 1997 WCW Slamboree (TV Movie)
Roddy Piper
 1997 WCW SuperBrawl VII (TV Movie)
Roddy Piper
 1996 WCW Starrcade 1996 (TV Movie)
Roddy Piper
 1994 RoboCop (TV Series)
Faked Thief Commander Cash
- Robocop vs. Commander Cash (1994) ... Faked Thief Commander Cash
 1993 Highlander (TV Series)
Anthony Galen
 1992 Silk Stalkings (TV Series)
Jimmy Snow
- Wild Card (1992) ... Jimmy Snow (as Rowdy Roddy Piper)
 1992 Superboy (TV Series)
Adrian Temple
- Metamorphosis (1992) ... Adrian Temple
 1990-1991 Zorro (TV Series)
Will Adams / Bishop
- The Man Who Cried Wolf (1991) ... Will Adams
- Broken Heart, Broken Mask (1990) ... Bishop
 1991 Tagteam (TV Movie)
Rick McDonald
 1990 The Love Boat: A Valentine Voyage (TV Movie)
Maurice Steiger (as 'Rowdy' Roddy Piper)
 1987 The Highwayman (TV Movie)
Preacher
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Personal Details

Other Works:

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

Publicity Listings:

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

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

'Rowdy' Roddy Piper | Rowdy Roddy Piper

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

Just when they think they know all the answers, I change the questions. See more »

Trivia:

Returned to the WWE at Wrestlemania 19 in March 2003 to help Vince McMahon attempt to beat Hulk Hogan. This was surprising to most as Roddy and Vince are not each others biggest fans (both on-air and in real life). Piper began hosting his interview segment "Piper's Pit" again and worked for the WWE until July 2003, where after causing a stir on a program about wrestlers and drug use and admitting... See more »

Trademark:

Trademark move: Eye Poke See more »

Nickname:

Hot Rod See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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