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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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 1998 WCW Monday Nitro (TV Series)
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- Episode #1.142 (1998) ... Rick Rude
 1998 WCW Thunder (TV Series)
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- Episode #1.17 (1998) ... Rick Rude
- Episode #1.7 (1998) ... Rick Rude
 1992 WCW World Championship Wrestling (TV Series)
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- Episode dated 29 August 1992 (1992) ... Rick Rude
 1990 UWF Fury Hour (TV Series) (1990)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

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


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.


Former member of the Heenan Family & D-Generation X See more »


Wrestling finishing move "The Rude Awakening" See more »


Simply Ravishing See more »

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