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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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 1997 WWF Friday Night's Main Event (TV Series)
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- Episode dated 5 September 1997 (1997) ... 'Ravishing' Rick Rude
 1991 Halloween Havoc (TV Movie)
The WCW Phantom / Himself
 1990 UWF Fury Hour (TV Series) (1990)
 1990 WWF Supertape Vol. 2 (Video)
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 1990 WWF Supertape Vol. 1 (Video)
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 1989 Best of the WWF Volume 20 (Video)
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 1989 Fan Favourites (Video)
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 1989 The Ultimate Warrior (Video)
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 1989 Royal Rumble (TV Special)
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 1989 Best of the WWF Volume 18 (Video)
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 1989 Best of the WWF Volume 19 (Video)
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 1989 The Brains Behind the Brawn (Video)
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 1987 Best of the WWF Volume 14 (Video)
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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.


Sparked a huge controversy in 1997 when he appeared on the same night on WWF Raw Is War (which was taped) and WCW Monday Nitro (which was live) See more »


After winning a match, would select a good looking female out of the audience to give a big kiss to in the middle of the ring. See more »


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