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Overview (1)

Born in Rock Hill, South Carolina, USA

Mini Bio (1)

Leon Rippy was born on October 30, 1949 in Rock Hill, South Carolina, USA. He is an actor, known for Stargate (1994), The Patriot (2000) and Universal Soldier (1992). He is married to Carol. They have two children.

Spouse (1)

Carol (? - present) (2 children)

Trade Mark (3)

Deep raspy voice.
Heavy southern accent.
Frequently cast by Roland Emmerich.

Trivia (5)

Has two children: Stacie Rippy and Amos Rippy.
Is a native of Rock Hill, South Carolina, where much of the filming of The Patriot (2000) took place.
Has worked with Roland Emmerich on seven movies: Moon 44 (1990), Eye of the Storm (1991), Universal Soldier (1992), Stargate (1994), The Thirteenth Floor (1999), The Patriot (2000) and Eight Legged Freaks (2002).
He developed a love for theater while in high school and college. His acting career developed through appearances in regional theatrical productions. He founded and operated two theater companies, and at one time, was regarded as an accomplished ballet dancer. He has appeared in more than seventy plays.
His non-acting occupations have included working with a circus and as a foreman of a cattle ranch.

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