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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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Known For

Summerslam
Summerslam 'Ravishing' Rick Rude
(1990)
WrestleMania IV
WrestleMania IV 'Ravishing' Rick Rude
(1988)
Halloween Havoc
Halloween Havoc 'Ravishing' Rick Rude
(1993)
Summerslam
Summerslam 'Ravishing' Rick Rude
(1989)

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 1997 WWF Friday Night's Main Event (TV Series)
'Ravishing' Rick Rude
- Episode dated 5 September 1997 (1997) ... 'Ravishing' Rick Rude
 1993 Starrcade (TV Movie)
'Ravishing' Rick Rude
 1991 Starrcade (TV Movie)
'Ravishing' Rick Rude
 1991 Halloween Havoc (TV Movie)
The WCW Phantom / Himself
 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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Did You Know?

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:

His finishing move, the Rude Awakening as actually a modified version of the DDT. See more »

Trademark:

Wrestling finishing move "The Rude Awakening" See more »

Nickname:

Ravishing Rick Rude See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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