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Robert Fitzgerald Diggs better known by his stage name the RZA, is an American rapper, actor, filmmaker, and record producer. He is the DE factor leader of the hip hop group Wu-Tang Clan, having produced most albums for the group and its respective members. He is a cousin of two other original Wu-Tang Clan members: GZA and Ol' Dirty Bastard. He ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »

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(2012)
American Gangster Moses Jones
(2007)
(2003)
Repo Men T-Bone
(2010)

Filmography

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 2022 Minions: The Rise of Gru
Biker (voice)
 2021 Kung fu Révolution(s) (TV Mini Series)
- Samurai reloaded (2021)
- African Dojo (2021)
- Be Water (2021)
 2021/IV Clean
Pawn Shop Kurtis
 2021/I Nobody
Harry Mansell
 2020 Life in a Year
Ron
 2020 Hard Luck Love Song
Louis
 2019 The Dead Don't Die
Dean
 2018 Thriller
Principal Hurd
 2018 Fresh Off the Boat (TV Series)
The RZA
- Measure Twice, Cut Once (2018) ... The RZA (as The RZA)
 2017 Wu-Tang Clan Feat. Redman: People Say (Music Video)
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 2017 Snowfall (TV Series)
Swim
- Cracking (2017) ... Swim
 2017 MFKZ
Shakespeare (English version, voice)
 2017 The Simpsons (TV Series)
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- The Great Phatsby (2017) ... RZA (voice)
 2015/I Mr. Right
Shotgun Steve
 2015 The Man with the Iron Fists 2 (Video)
Thaddeus
 2015 AWOL-72
Det. Adams
 2014 Gang Related (TV Series)
Cassius Green
- Malandros (2014) ... Cassius Green
- Almádena (2014) ... Cassius Green
- La Luz Verde (2014) ... Cassius Green
- El Buey y El Alacran (2014) ... Cassius Green
- Dia de Todos los Santos (2014) ... Cassius Green
 2014 Brick Mansions
Tremaine Alexander
 2013 The Protector 2
LC
 2013 G.I. Joe: Retaliation
Blind Master
 2012 The Man with the Iron Fists
Blacksmith
 2012 Californication (TV Series)
Samurai Apocalypse
- Hell Ain't a Bad Place to Be (2012) ... Samurai Apocalypse
- The Party (2012) ... Samurai Apocalypse
- At the Movies (2012) ... Samurai Apocalypse
- Raw (2012) ... Samurai Apocalypse
- Love Song (2012) ... Samurai Apocalypse
 2011 Justin Nozuka: Gone (Music Video)
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 2010 2010 Wake Up Show Anthem (Music Video)
 2010 The Killers (Short)
 2010 The Next Three Days
Mouss
 2010 Due Date
Airport Screener
 2010 Outlaw (TV Series)
Greg Beals
- Pilot (2010) ... Greg Beals
 2010 Repo Men
T-Bone
 2010 Vampire Weekend: Giving Up the Gun (Video short)
 2009 Wu-Tang Clan: House of Flying Daggers (Music Video)
The RZA
 2009 Funny People
Chuck
 2009 Afro Samurai: Resurrection (TV Movie)
DJ (voice, as The RZA)
 2008 Gospel Hill
Lonnie (as The RZA)
 2007 American Gangster
Moses Jones
 2007/II The Box
Duece
 2006 The Lather Effect
Danny's Friend #1 (as The RZA)
 2005 Getting Up: Contents Under Pressure (Video Game)
Stake (voice)
 2005/I Derailed
Winston Boyko
 2005 Be Cool
RZA (as The RZA)
 2003 Scary Movie 3
RZA (as The RZA)
 2003 Coffee and Cigarettes
RZA (segment "Delirium")
 2002 Wu-Tang Clan: Uzi (Pinky Ring) (Music Video)
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 2001 Wu-Tang Clan: Careful (Click, Click) (Music Video)
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 1999 Upright Citizens Brigade (TV Series)
Bobby Digital
- Bomb Squad (1999) ... Bobby Digital
 1999 Sway & King Tech Feat. Eminem: The Anthem (Music Video short)
 1999 Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai
Samurai in Camouflage (as The RZA)
 1998 Wu-Tang Clan: Reunited (Music Video)
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 1997 Wu-Tang Clan: It's Yourz/Older Gods (Music Video)
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 1997 Wu-Tang Clan Feat. Cappadonna: Triumph (Music Video)
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 1996 Ghostface Killah: All that i got is you (Music Video)
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 1994 Wu-Tang Clan: Can It Be All So Simple (Music Video)
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 1994 Wu-Tang Clan: Da Mystery of Chessboxin' (Music Video)
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 1994 Wu-Tang Clan: C.R.E.A.M. (Music Video)
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 1993 Wu-Tang Clan: Method Man (Version 1) (Music Video)
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 1993 Wu-Tang Clan: Method Man (Version 2) (Music Video)
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 1993 Wu-Tang Clan: Protect Ya Neck (Music Video)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Own music video 'Tragedy' See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 5 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Official Sites:

Facebook | Instagram | See more »

Alternate Names:

R Z A | Wu-Tang Clan | Robert F. Diggs | Robert Diggs | The RZA | The Rza

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)

Spouse:

Talani Rabb | See more »
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on describing the meaning of Wu-tang] The wu is the way, the tang is the slang.

Trivia:

Shot an unreleased movie about his alternative ego called "Bobby Digital," in the late 1990s. Since then, he directed his debut feature, The Man with the Iron Fists (2012). See more »

Trademark:

References to the Nation of Gods and Earths See more »

Nickname:

Ruler Zig-Zag-Zig Allah See more »

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