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Rockets Redglare (1949–2001)

Rockets Redglare was born on May 8, 1949 in New York City, New York, USA as Michael Morra. He is known for his work on Big (1988), Down by Law (1986) and Stranger Than Paradise (1984). He died on May 28, 2001 in New York City. See full bio »

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 2012 The Killing Games
Detective 'Police State'
 1999 Oz (TV Series)
- Napoleon's Boney Parts (1999) ... Barber
 1998 Louis & Frank
 1997 Dreamland
 1997 Fall
Performance Priest
 1996 New York Undercover (TV Series)
Fat Roscoe
- Tough Love (1996) ... Fat Roscoe
 1996 Basquiat
 1996 Musical Shorts with Debi Mazar (TV Movie)
Club Owner
 1993 What About Me
Frank - Raping Landlord
 1992 In the Soup
 1990 In the Spirit
 1990 Monsters (TV Series)
- Mr. Swlabr (1990) ... Swlabr (voice)
 1989 Mystery Train
Liquor Store Clerk (segment "Lost in Space")
 1989 Rooftops
 1988 Talk Radio
Killer / Redneck Caller
 1988 Big
Motel Clerk
 1988 Shakedown
 1988 Stars and Bars
Peter Gint
 1987 Police State (Short)
 1987 Hotshot (as Rockets Red Glare)
 1987 Candy Mountain
Van Driver
 1986 Down by Law
 1985 The Way It Is
 1985 After Hours
Angry Mob Member
 1985 Desperately Seeking Susan
Taxi Driver
 1985 Where Evil Dwells (Short)
 1984 Stranger Than Paradise
Poker player
 1983 Talking Heads: Burning Down the House (Short)
Alternate Jerry Harrison
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1 Biographical Movie | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Rockets Red Glare | Michael Morra

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Personal Quote:

"As long as you owe someone money you know they are always thinking of you".


Grew up in Brooklyn and in Long Island. See more »

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