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Bas Rutten


Bas Rutten is a world-renowned mixed martial artist who has also made a name for himself outside the ring as an actor, host, and television personality. As an actor Rutten can be seen co-starring in the Kevin James feature film Here Comes the Boom (2012) for Columbia Pictures. Rutten previously appeared in Paul Blart: Mall Cop (2009) and lent his ... See full bio »

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Known For

Paul Blart: Mall Cop
Paul Blart: Mall Cop Drill Instructor
(2009)
Zookeeper
Zookeeper Sebastian the Wolf
(2011)

Filmography

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 2017-2018 Kevin Can Wait (TV Series)
Rootger / Rutger
- Brew Haha (2018) ... Rootger
- Phat Monkey (2018) ... Rootger
- Forty Seven Candles (2018) ... Rootger
- Delivery Guy (2018) ... Rootger
- The Whole Enchilada (2018) ... Rootger
 2016 The River Thief
Clyde
 2015 Liv and Maddie (TV Series)
Uncle Martucci
- Ask Her More-A-Rooney (2015) ... Uncle Martucci
 2014 Mercy Rule (Video)
Coach
 2012 Here Comes the Boom
Niko
 2012 Glory World Series MMA & Kickboxing XIV (TV Series)
Commentator
- United Glory 15 (2012) ... Commentator
 2012 UFC Undisputed 3 (Video Game)
Color Commentator
 2011-2012 Punk Payback (TV Series)
- Stealing Chances (2012)
- Mop Versus Stick (2012)
- Multiple Socks (2011)
- Boxing Day (2011)
 2011 Zookeeper
Sebastian the Wolf (voice)
 2011 Lights Out (TV Series)
El Guapo
- Bolo Punch (2011) ... El Guapo
 2010 Sinners and Saints
Dekker
 2009 Do Not Go See the Perfect Sleep (Video short)
 2009 Paul Blart: Mall Cop
Drill Instructor
 2006/I Backlash
Grazer
 2006 IFL: International Fight League (TV Series)
Announcer
 2005 The Kingdom of Ultimate Power (Short)
Vlad Rifka
 2000-2005 The King of Queens (TV Series)
Niles / Emil
- Deconstructing Carrie (2005) ... Niles
- Party Favor (2000) ... Emil
 2005/I The Vault
General Matos
 2004 The Eliminator
Dakota Varley
 2001 Shadow Fury
Kismet (Adult)
 2000 Freedom (TV Series)
The Bad Guy
- Lonewolf (2000) ... The Bad Guy
- Siege (2000)
 2000 18 Wheels of Justice (TV Series)
- Outside Chance (2000)
 1999 Martial Law (TV Series)
Roman Van Reit
- Nitro Man (1999) ... Roman Van Reit
 1992 Shadow of the Dragon
Kismet
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Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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A true champion is one who sweats from exhaustion when no one is watching See more »

Trivia:

Had a 28-4-1 mixed martial arts record and retired without losing for the last four years of his career. He had intended to vacate the UFC Heavyweight championship to compete in the under 200 lbs class, but injuries kept him from competing again after his Heavyweight championship win over Kevin Randleman at UFC 20. See more »

Trademark:

The Rutten Jump (Jumping Splits after each victory) See more »

Nickname:

El Guapo

Star Sign:

Pisces

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