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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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 1993 Starrcade (TV Movie)
'Ravishing' Rick Rude
 1991 Starrcade (TV Movie)
'Ravishing' Rick Rude
 1991 Halloween Havoc (TV Movie)
The WCW Phantom
 1990 UWF Fury Hour (TV Series) (1990)
 1988 Summerslam (TV Movie)
'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:

Ravishing Rick Rude See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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