Rudy Ray Moore (1927–2008)


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Rudy Ray Moore was born on March 17, 1927 in Fort Smith, Arkansas, USA. He was an actor, known for Dolemite (1975), The Human Tornado (1976) and Disco Godfather (1979). He died on October 19, 2008 in Akron, Ohio, USA. See full bio »

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(age 81) in Akron, Ohio, USA

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Known For

Dolemite Dolemite
(1975)
(1976)
Disco Godfather Tucker Williams
(1979)
(1977)

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 2009 It Came from Trafalgar
Dangerous Dan
 2005 Vampire Assassin (Video)
 2005 Sons of Butcher (TV Series)
Rudy
- Readin' the Bowl ... Rudy (voice)
 2005 Lil' Pimp (Video)
Mr. Slippers (voice)
 2003 The Watermelon Heist
The Angel Of Death
 2002 The Dolemite Explosion
Dolemite
 2000 Duelin' Firemen! (Video Game)
Chief Cripsy
 2000 Big Money Hustlas (Video)
Dolemite
 2000 Prank
 1999 Shaolin Dolemite (Video)
Monk Ru-Dee
 1999 Jackie's Back! (TV Movie)
Bad Guy (Coco Movie)
 1997 Violent New Breed (Video)
Pastor Williams
 1997 Fakin' Da Funk
Larry
 1997 B*A*P*S
Nate
 1995 Murder Was the Case: The Movie (Video short)
Dolemite (segment "Doggy Dogg World")
 1994 Snoop Doggy Dogg: Doggy Dogg World (Video short)
Dolemite
 1994 The Ramones: Substitute (Video short)
Father (uncredited)
 1982 Penitentiary II
Husband
 1979 Disco Godfather
Tucker Williams
 1977 Petey Wheatstraw
Petey
 1976 The Monkey Hu$tle
Goldie
 1976 The Human Tornado
Dolemite
 1975 Dolemite
Dolemite
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Other Works:

Appears in the music video for "Substitute" by the Ramones. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Portrayal | 4 Articles | See more »

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

Dolemite | R.R. Moore | Rudolph Ray Moore

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Trivia:

Played by Eddie Murphy in "Dolemite Is My Name". See more »

Nickname:

The Godfather of Rap See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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