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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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They Live
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Portal to Hell!!!
Hell Comes to Frogtown
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 2011 Green Lantern: Emerald Knights (Video)
Bolphunga (voice)
 2010 Billy Owens and the Secret of the Runes (Video)
William Thurgood
 2008 The Mystical Adventures of Billy Owens (Video)
William Thurgood
 2007 Ghosts of Goldfield (Video)
Jackson Smith
 2006 Hulk Hogan: The Ultimate Anthology (Video)
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 1995 Tough and Deadly (Video)
Elmo Freech
 1993 Best of WWF Steel Cage 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 WWF's Funniest Moments (Video)
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 1990 Wrestling Superheroes (Video)
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 1988 Hulkamania 3 (Video)
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 1987 Best of the WWF Volume 12 (Video)
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[on being cast in They Live (1988)] You know, when we did it, it was about Reaganomics, but it was also a political statement about where our society is headed. Right now, what they're trying to do in society is get rid of all cash money so you just have a chip and everything is on your chip. Well, that's full control. If you go on an airplane right now, they won't take cash anymore. They ... See more »


From 1973-1975, Piper was a jobber in the AWA. See more »


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