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Rick Rude (1958–1999)

The wrestler who would eventually become known as Ravishing Rick Rude was born Richard Erwin Rood on December 7th, 1958. He spent his childhood in Robinsdale, Minnesota, and had an early childhood friendship with future pro wrestler Curt Hennig. Rood broke into the business after a stint as a bouncer working with Barry Darsow, 'Joe Laurinatis' and ... See full bio »

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Filmography

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 1998 WCW/NWO Fall Brawl: War Games (TV Movie)
'Ravishing' Rick Rude
 1998 WCW/NWO The Great American Bash (TV Movie)
'Ravishing' Rick Rude
 1998 WCW Monday Nitro (TV Series)
'Ravishing' Rick Rude
- Episode #1.142 (1998) ... 'Ravishing' Rick Rude
 1998 WCW Thunder (TV Series)
'Ravishing' Rick Rude / Rick Rude
- Episode #1.17 (1998) ... 'Ravishing' Rick Rude
- Episode #1.13 (1998) ... Rick Rude
- Episode #1.12 (1998) ... Rick Rude
- Episode #1.10 (1998) ... 'Ravishing' Rick Rude
- Episode #1.9 (1998) ... 'Ravishing' Rick Rude
 1998 WCW/NWO Uncensored (TV Movie)
'Ravishing' Rick Rude
 1997 WWF Raw (TV Series)
'Ravishing' Rick Rude
- Episode #5.45 (1997) ... 'Ravishing' Rick Rude
- Episode #5.40 (1997) ... 'Ravishing' Rick Rude
 1994 WCW Spring Stampede (TV Movie)
'Ravishing' Rick Rude
 1994 WCW SuperBrawl IV (TV Movie)
'Ravishing' Rick Rude
 1994 Clash of the Champions XXVI (TV Movie)
'Ravishing' Rick Rude
 1993 Starrcade (TV Movie)
'Ravishing' Rick Rude
 1993 WCW Battlebowl (TV Movie)
'Ravishing' Rick Rude
 1993 Clash of the Champions XXV (TV Movie)
'Ravishing' Rick Rude
 1993 Halloween Havoc (TV Movie)
'Ravishing' Rick Rude
 1993 WCW Fall Brawl (TV Movie)
'Ravishing' Rick Rude
 1993 Clash of the Champions XXIV (TV Movie)
'Ravishing' Rick Rude
 1993 WCW Beach Blast (TV Movie)
'Ravishing' Rick Rude
 1993 Clash of the Champions XXIII (TV Movie)
'Ravishing' Rick Rude
 1993 WCW Slamboree 1993 (TV Movie)
'Ravishing' Rick Rude
 1992 Clash of the Champions XXI (TV Movie)
'Ravishing' Rick Rude
 1992 WCW Halloween Havoc (TV Movie)
'Ravishing' Rick Rude
 1992 Clash of the Champions XX: 20th Anniversary (TV Movie)
'Ravishing' Rick Rude
 1992 WCW World Championship Wrestling (TV Series)
'Ravishing' Rick Rude
- Episode dated 29 August 1992 (1992) ... 'Ravishing' Rick Rude
 1992 WCW Beach Blast (TV Movie)
'Ravishing' Rick Rude
 1992 WCW the Great American Bash (TV Movie)
'Ravishing' Rick Rude
 1992 Clash of the Champions XIX (TV Movie)
'Ravishing' Rick Rude
 1992 WCW Wrestle War (TV Movie)
'Ravishing' Rick Rude
 1992 WCW SuperBrawl II (TV Movie)
'Ravishing' Rick Rude
 1992 Clash of the Champions XVIII (TV Movie)
'Ravishing' Rick Rude
 1991 Starrcade (TV Movie)
'Ravishing' Rick Rude
 1991 Clash of the Champions XVII (TV Movie)
'Ravishing' Rick Rude
 1991 Halloween Havoc (TV Movie)
The WCW Phantom
 1990 UWF Fury Hour (TV Series) (1990)
 1990 Summerslam (Video)
'Ravishing' Rick Rude
 1988-1990 Saturday Night's Main Event (TV Series)
'Ravishing' Rick Rude
- Episode #5.6 (1990) ... 'Ravishing' Rick Rude
- Episode #5.3 (1990) ... 'Ravishing' Rick Rude
- Episode #4.6 (1989) ... 'Ravishing' Rick Rude
- Episode #4.5 (1989) ... 'Ravishing' Rick Rude
- Episode #4.1 (1988) ... 'Ravishing' Rick Rude
 1990 WrestleMania VI (TV Movie)
'Ravishing' Rick Rude
 1987-1990 WWF Superstars (TV Series)
Ravishing Rick Rude / 'Ravishing' Rick Rude
- Episode #7.7 (1990) ... 'Ravishing' Rick Rude
- Episode dated 9 December 1989 (1989) ... Ravishing Rick Rude
- Episode dated 21 October 1989 (1989) ... Ravishing Rick Rude
- Episode dated 22 July 1989 (1989) ... Ravishing Rick Rude
- Episode dated 10 June 1989 (1989) ... Ravishing Rick Rude
 1990 Royal Rumble (Video)
'Ravishing' Rick Rude
 1989 Summerslam (Video)
'Ravishing' Rick Rude
 1988-1989 WWF Challenge (TV Series)
'Ravishing' Rick Rude / Ravishing Rick Rude
- Episode dated 27 August 1989 (1989) ... 'Ravishing' Rick Rude
- Episode dated 23 July 1989 (1989) ... Ravishing Rick Rude
- Episode dated 5 June 1988 (1988) ... 'Ravishing' Rick Rude
- Episode dated 7 February 1988 (1988) ... 'Ravishing' Rick Rude
- Episode dated 17 January 1988 (1988) ... Ravishing Rick Rude
 1989 Royal Rumble (Video)
'Ravishing' Rick Rude
 1988 Summerslam (TV Movie)
'Ravishing' Rick Rude
 1988 WWF: Wrestlefest 88 (TV Movie)
'Ravishing' Rick Rude
 1988 WrestleMania IV (TV Movie)
'Ravishing' Rick Rude
 1986 Starrcade (Video)
'Ravishing' Rick Rude
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Rick Rood | 'Ravishing' Rick Rude | Ravishing Rick Rude

Height:

6' 4" (1.93 m)
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Personal Quote:

[addressing the fans before a match] What I'd like to have is for all you fat, out-of-shape sweathogs to keep the noise down while I take off my robe.

Trivia:

Notable title wins include Tennessee Southern Heavyweight title; Tennessee Southern tag team titles w/King Kong Bundy; Southern Heavyweight title; NWA Florida United States tag team titles w/'Jesse Barr'; NWA American Heavyweight title; WCCW World Heavyweight champion; World Class Championship Wrestling Television title; NWA World tag team titles w/Manny Fernandez; WWF Intercontinental title; WCW... See more »

Trademark:

Wrestling finishing move "The Rude Awakening" See more »

Nickname:

Simply Ravishing See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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