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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
Portal to Hell!!!
Hell Comes to Frogtown
Sci-fighters Det. Cameron Grayson


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 2016/I The Chair
 2016/I The Bet
Mr. Jablonski
 2016 The Green Fairy (Documentary)
Oscar Wilde
 2016 The Masked Saint
Nicky Stone
 2015 Adventures of a Pizza Guy
Marek Slavomir
 2015 Portal to Hell!!! (Short)
 2014 Other Plans
Dean Evans
 2014 The Reconciler
 2014 Don't Look Back
Eddie Starks
 2014 The Takeaway
 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)
 2013 Saints Row IV (Video Game)
Roddy Piper (voice)
 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
 2010 Alien Opponent
Father Melluzzo
 2010/I Lights Out
Detective Callahan
 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)
 2008 The Mystical Adventures of Billy Owens (Video)
William Thurgood
 2008 A Gothic Tale
 2007 WWE SmackDown vs. RAW 2008 (Video Game short)
Rowdy Roddy Piper
 2007/II Blind Eye
Fred Mears
 2007 Super Sweet 16: The Movie (TV Movie)
 2007 Ghosts of Goldfield (Video)
Jackson Smith
 2006 Domestic Import
Bronco Bill
 2006 Hulk Hogan: The Ultimate Anthology (Video)
'Rowdy' Roddy Piper
 2006 Honor
LT Tyrell
 2006 Shut Up and Shoot!
Yokum The Bartender
 2005 Three Wise Guys (TV Movie)
Pastor Roberts (as 'Rowdy' Roddy Piper)
 2000 WCW SuperBrawl 2000 (TV Movie)
Roddy Piper
 1999 Legless Larry & the Lipstick Lady (Short)
Legless Larry
 1999 Jack of Hearts
Detective Deeks
 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 Last to Surrender
Nick Ford
 1999 WCW SuperBrawl IX (TV Movie)
Roddy Piper
 1999 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
- Small Friends (1999) ... Marlon
 1998 Hard Time (TV Movie)
 1998 Shepherd
 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 The Bad Pack
Dash Simms
 1997 WCW SuperBrawl VII (TV Movie)
Roddy Piper
 1996 WCW Starrcade 1996 (TV Movie)
Roddy Piper
 1996 Dead Tides
Mick Leddy
 1996 Terminal Rush
 1996 Marked Man
Frank Gibson
 1996 1996 Slammy Awards (TV Movie)
'Rowdy' Roddy Piper
 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 The Immortal Hulk Hogan (Video)
Roddy Piper
 1992 Silk Stalkings (TV Series)
Jimmy Snow
- Wild Card (1992) ... Jimmy Snow (as Rowdy Roddy Piper)
 1992 World Tour 1992 (Video)
Rowdy Roddy Piper
 1992 1992 Battle of the WWF Superstars (Video)
Roddy Piper
 1992 Crunch Classic (Video)
Rowdy Roddy Piper
 1992 Superboy (TV Series)
Adrian Temple
- Metamorphosis (1992) ... Adrian Temple
 1992 Best of WrestleMania (Video)
Roddy Piper
 1992 Best of WWF Superheroes (Video)
Roddy Piper
 1992 SummerSlam's Greatest Hits (Video)
Roddy Piper
 1992 Wrestling Superheroes in Action (Video)
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 World Tour 1991 (Video)
Roddy Piper
 1991 Greatest Hits (Video)
Rowdy Roddy Piper
 1991 Tagteam (TV Movie)
Rick McDonald
 1991 WWF's Funniest Moments (Video)
Rowdy Roddy Piper
 1990 Wrestling Superheroes (Video)
Rowdy Roddy Piper
 1990 The Love Boat: A Valentine Voyage (TV Movie)
Maurice Steiger (as 'Rowdy' Roddy Piper)
 1988 They Live
 1988 Hulkamania 3 (Video)
Roddy Piper
 1988 Buy & Cell
 1987 The Highwayman (TV Movie)
 1987 Best of the WWF Volume 12 (Video)
Piper Machine
 1986 Body Slam
Quick Rick Roberts
 1978 The One and Only
Leatherneck Joe Brady (uncredited)
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Show Show Self (110 credits)
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Other Works:

Filmed in 2001 & 2002, he starred in a music video of the band The Screamin' DeVilles titled Drive Drive 105. The music video was featured in programs such as Alternative Rock produced by Screenplay inc. 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


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Personal Quote:

[on co-star Keith David] Keith David, it took us 20 years to see each other after we did They Live (1988). When we were shooting that movie, Keith came over to me and he's a schooled, Julliard actor - a professional - and he would help me with my script, while everyone else was saying, "This is just some dumb jock coming to act now." But he stood up for me, and we had such a bond. See more »


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


Trademark move: Eye Poke See more »


The Rowdy Scot See more »

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