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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)

Filmography

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 2017 The Chair
Murphy
 2016 The Masked Saint
Nicky Stone
 2016 The Bet
Mr. Jablonski
 2015 Adventures of a Pizza Guy
Marek Slavomir
 2015 Portal to Hell!!! (Short)
Jack
 2015 WrestleMania (TV Movie)
Rowdy Roddy Piper
 2014 Other Plans
Dean Evans
 2014 The Reconciler
Russ
 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)
Dino
 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
Wayne
 2012 Breaking In (TV Series)
Mr. Weller
- The Contra Club (2012) ... Mr. Weller
 2011 Beneath the Top Hat (Short)
Arnie Wilks / Talamont
 2011 Fancypants
Smiley
 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)
Rowdy Roddy Piper
 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)
Roddy
- Munchie and Roddy (2010) ... Roddy
 2010/I The Portal
Homeless George
 2010 The Rooneys (TV Short)
 2009 A Gothic Tale
Narrator
 2008 The Mystical Adventures of Billy Owens (Video)
William Thurgood
 2007 WWE SmackDown vs. RAW 2008 (Video Game short)
Rowdy Roddy Piper
 2007 Street Team Massacre
Roddy
 2007/II Blind Eye
Fred Mears
 2007 Super Sweet 16: The Movie (TV Movie)
Mitch
 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)
 2000 Jack of Hearts
Detective Deeks
 2000 WCW SuperBrawl 2000 (TV Movie)
Roddy Piper
 1999 Legless Larry & the Lipstick Lady (Short)
Legless Larry
 1998-1999 WCW Thunder (TV Series)
Roddy Piper
- Episode #1.14 (1998) ... Roddy Piper
 1999 Last to Surrender
Nick Ford
 1999 WCW Slamboree (TV Movie)
Roddy Piper
 1999 Mentors (TV Series)
Daniel Boone
- The Rescue (1999) ... Daniel Boone
 1999 Shepherd
Miles
 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 The Bad Pack
Dash Simms
 1997 Halloween Havoc (TV Movie)
Roddy Piper
 1997 Dead Tides
Mick Leddy
 1997 WCW Slamboree (TV Movie)
Roddy Piper
 1997 WCW Uncensored (TV Movie)
Roddy Piper
 1997 WCW SuperBrawl VII (TV Movie)
Roddy Piper
 1996 WCW Starrcade 1996 (TV Movie)
Roddy Piper
 1996 Terminal Rush
Bartel
 1996 Marked Man
Frank Gibson
 1995 Jungleground
Lt. Jacob 'Jake' Cornell
 1995 No Contest
Ice
 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
 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)
Rowdy Roddy Piper
 1990 The Love Boat: A Valentine Voyage (TV Movie)
Maurice Steiger (as 'Rowdy' Roddy Piper)
 1989 Summerslam (Video)
Rowdy Roddy Piper
 1988 They Live
Nada
 1988 Summerslam (TV Movie)
Rowdy Roddy Piper
 1987 Buy & Cell
Cowboy
 1987 The Highwayman (TV Movie)
Preacher
 1986 Body Slam
Quick Rick Roberts
 1986 WrestleMania 2 (TV Movie)
Rowdy Roddy Piper
 1983 Starrcade (Video)
Rowdy Roddy Piper
 1978 The One and Only
Leatherneck Joe Brady (uncredited)
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Show Show Self (92 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (45 credits)

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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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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on being cast in They Live!] 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 actually ... 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:

Rowdy Roddy Piper See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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