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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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 2016 The Masked Saint
Nicky Stone
 2016 Betting on Baker
Mr. Jablonski
 2016 The Chair
 2015 Portal to Hell!!! (Short)
 2015 WrestleMania (TV Movie)
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 2014 Other Plans
Dean Evans
 2014 The Reconciler
 2014 Don't Look Back
Eddie Starks
 2014 The Takeaway
 2014 Pro Wrestlers vs Zombies
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 2014 Adventure Time (TV Series)
Don John
- The Red Throne (2014) ... Don John (voice)
 2013 Bodyslam (TV Short)
 2013 WWE 2k14 (Video Game)
Rowdy Roddy Piper (voice)
 2009-2013 It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (TV Series)
Da' Maniac
- Mac and Dennis Buy a Timeshare (2013) ... Da' Maniac
- The Gang Wrestles for the Troops (2009) ... Da' Maniac
 2013 Saints Row IV (Video Game)
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 2013 Night Traveler
The Pyro Messiah (voice)
 2012 Clear Lake
 2012 Breaking In (TV Series)
Mr. Weller
- The Contra Club (2012) ... Mr. Weller
 2011 Beneath the Top Hat (Short)
Arnie Wilks / Talamont
 2011 Fancypants
 2011 Green Lantern: Emerald Knights (Video)
Bolphunga (voice)
 2011 Second City This Week (TV Series)
Celebrity Guest
- Piper's Pit (2011) ... Celebrity Guest
 2011 World of Hurt (TV Series)
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 2010 Alien Opponent
Father Melluzzo
 2010/I Lights Out
Detective Callahan
 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
 2010 Cold Case (TV Series)
Sweet' Sil Tavern 10
- One Fall (2010) ... Sweet' Sil Tavern 10
 2010 Munchie the Agent (TV Series)
- Munchie and Roddy (2010) ... Roddy
 2010/I The Portal
Homeless George
 2010 The Rooneys (TV Short)
 2009 A Gothic Tale
 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 WWE SmackDown vs. RAW 2008 (Video Game short)
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 2007 Street Team Massacre
 2007/II Blind Eye
Fred Mears
 2007 Super Sweet 16: The Movie (TV Movie)
 2007 E.C.W. (TV Series)
Rowdy Roddy Piper
- Episode dated 26 June 2007 (2007) ... Rowdy Roddy Piper
 2007 Ghosts of Goldfield (Video)
Jackson Smith
 2006 Domestic Import
Bronco Bill
 2006 Honor
LT Tyrell
 2006 Shut Up and Shoot!
Yokum The Bartender
 2005 Three Wise Guys (TV Movie)
Pastor Roberts (as 'Rowdy' Roddy Piper)
 2005 WFP: Night of Superstars 4 (Video)
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 2005 UPW: Overload (Video)
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 2003 UPW: Rage at the River (Video)
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 2002 NWA: Total Nonstop Action (TV Series)
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- Episode #1.24 (2002) ... Rowdy Roddy Piper
 2002 UPW: Shockwave (Video)
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 2000 Jack of Hearts
Detective Deeks
 2000 Mentors (TV Series)
Daniel Boone
- The Rescue (2000) ... Daniel Boone
 2000 WCW SuperBrawl 2000 (TV Movie)
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 1999 Legless Larry & the Lipstick Lady (Short)
Legless Larry
 1998-1999 WCW Thunder (TV Series)
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- Episode #1.14 (1998) ... Roddy Piper
 1999 Last to Surrender
Nick Ford
 1999 WCW Slamboree (TV Movie)
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 1999 Shepherd
 1999 WCW SuperBrawl IX (TV Movie)
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 1999 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
- Small Friends (1999) ... Marlon
 1998 Hard Time (TV Movie)
 1998 WCW/NWO Slamboree (TV Movie)
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 1998 Walker, Texas Ranger (TV Series)
Cody 'The Crusader' Conway
- Crusader (1998) ... Cody 'The Crusader' Conway
 1997 The Bad Pack
Dash Simms
 1997 Halloween Havoc (TV Movie)
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 1997 Dead Tides
Mick Leddy
 1997 WCW Slamboree (TV Movie)
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 1997 WCW Uncensored (TV Movie)
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 1997 WCW SuperBrawl VII (TV Movie)
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 1996 WCW Starrcade 1996 (TV Movie)
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 1996 Terminal Rush
 1996 Marked Man
Frank Gibson
 1995 Jungleground
Lt. Jacob 'Jake' Cornell
 1995 No Contest
 1995 Tough and Deadly (Video)
Elmo Freech
 1994 RoboCop (TV Series)
Faked Thief Commander Cash
- Robocop vs. Commander Cash (1994) ... Faked Thief Commander Cash
 1994 Immortal Combat
John Keller
 1993 Back in Action
Frank Rossi
 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
 1984-1992 World Wrestling Federation (TV Series)
Rowdy Roddy Piper
- Episode dated 23 March 1992 (1992) ... Rowdy Roddy Piper
- Episode dated 23 February 1992 (1992) ... Rowdy Roddy Piper
- Episode dated 20 October 1986 (1986) ... Rowdy Roddy Piper
- Episode dated 18 February 1985 (1985) ... Rowdy Roddy Piper
- Episode dated 28 December 1984 (1984) ... Rowdy Roddy Piper
 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 Summerslam (Video)
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 1990 WWF: Wrestlefest '90 (Video)
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 1990 The Love Boat: A Valentine Voyage (TV Movie)
Maurice Steiger (as 'Rowdy' Roddy Piper)
 1989 Summerslam (Video)
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 1988 They Live
 1988 Summerslam (TV Movie)
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 1987 Buy & Cell
 1987 The Highwayman (TV Movie)
 1986 Body Slam
Quick Rick Roberts
 1986 WrestleMania 2 (TV Movie)
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 1985 The War to Settle the Score (TV Movie)
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 1984 Tuesday Night Titans (TV Series)
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- Episode dated 29 May 1984 (1984) ... Rowdy Roddy Piper
 1983 Starrcade (Video)
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 1983 WCW Worldwide Wrestling (TV Series)
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- Episode dated 1 July 1983 (1983) ... Rowdy Roddy Piper
 1978 The One and Only
Leatherneck Joe Brady (uncredited)
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Other Works:

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

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Alternate Names:

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Personal Quote:

I never told the fans to say their prayers or take their vitamins. They cheered for me because they wanted to, not because they were programmed to. See more »


In July 1999 was Storyline Vice President of WCW. See more »


Finishing move: Sleeper Hold See more »


The Rowdy Scot See more »

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