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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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 2022 The Tiny Chef Show (TV Series short)
- Freeze Pops/Lemonade (2022) ... RZA
 2022 Minions: The Rise of Gru
Biker (voice)
 2022 RZA & DJ Scratch: Saturday Afternoon Kung Fu Theater (Music Video)
Bobby Digital / The RZA
 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
 2020 Hard Luck Love Song
 2019 The Dead Don't Die
 2018 Thriller
Principal Hurd
 2018 Fresh Off the Boat (TV Series)
- Measure Twice, Cut Once (2018) ... The RZA (as The RZA)
 2017 Wu-Tang Clan Feat. Redman: People Say (Music Video)
 2017 Snowfall (TV Series)
- Cracking (2017) ... Swim
 2017 MFKZ
Shakespeare (English version, voice)
 2017 The Simpsons (TV Series)
- The Great Phatsby (2017) ... RZA (voice)
 2015/I Mr. Right
Shotgun Steve
 2015 The Man with the Iron Fists 2 (Video)
 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
 2013 G.I. Joe: Retaliation
Blind Master
 2012 The Man with the Iron Fists
 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)
 2010 2010 Wake Up Show Anthem (Music Video)
 2010 The Killers (Short)
 2010 The Next Three Days
 2010 Due Date
Airport Screener
 2010 Outlaw (TV Series)
Greg Beals
- Pilot (2010) ... Greg Beals
 2010 Repo Men
 2010 Vampire Weekend: Giving Up the Gun (Video short)
 2009 Wu-Tang Clan: House of Flying Daggers (Music Video)
 2009 Funny People
 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
 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)
 2001 Wu-Tang Clan: Careful (Click, Click) (Music Video)
 2000 Wu-Tang Clan: Gravel Pit (Music Video short)
RZA / Bobby Boulders
 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)
 1997 Gravediggaz: The Night the Earth Cried (Music Video)
The RZArector
 1997 Wu-Tang Clan: It's Yourz/Older Gods (Music Video)
 1997 Gravediggaz: Dangerous Mindz (Music Video)
The RZArector
 1997 Wu-Tang Clan Feat. Cappadonna: Triumph (Music Video)
 1996 Ghostface Killah: All that i got is you (Music Video)
 1995 Gravediggaz: 1-800 Suicide (Music Video)
The RZArector
 1994 Shaquille O'Neal Feat. Prince Rakeem the RZA & Method Man: No Hook (Music Video)
RZA (as Prince Rakeem 'The RZA')
 1994 Wu-Tang Clan: Can It Be All So Simple (Music Video)
 1994 Wu-Tang Clan: Da Mystery of Chessboxin' (Music Video)
 1994 Gravediggaz: Nowhere to Run, Nowhere to Hide (Music Video)
The RZArector
 1994 Gravediggaz: Diary of a Madman (Music Video)
The RZArector
 1994 Wu-Tang Clan: C.R.E.A.M. (Music Video)
 1993 Wu-Tang Clan: Method Man (Version 1) (Music Video)
 1993 Wu-Tang Clan: Method Man (Version 2) (Music Video)
 1993 Wu-Tang Clan: Protect Ya Neck (Music Video)
RZA (as The RZA)
 1991 The Genius: Come Do Me (Music Video)
Painter #2
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Other Works:

Rejected score for Freedom Writers (2007). See more »

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3 Interviews | 6 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Alternate Names:

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


6' 2" (1.88 m)


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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.


Co-founder of the hip hop group Wu-Tang Clan along with his cousins, the late Ol' Dirty Bastard (Russell Jones) and The GZA (Gary Grice). See more »


Often wears a pendant of the Universal Flag of Islam, the symbol of the Nation of Gods and Earths, around his neck See more »


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